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DHY:152Clinical Dental Hygiene I: Pre-Clinic3

Clinical Dental Hygiene I: Pre-Clinic introduces students to the application of basic foundations for competent delivery of preventive, therapeutic, and educational dental hygiene services on dental manikins and peer partners. Skill development in areas of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care is achieved. The topics of health history, vital signs, oral inspections, application of instrumentation, and treatment planning are emphasized. Prerequisites: BIO 203, BIO 207, BIO 208 and CHM 101; Current CPR-Basic Life Support with AED Certification, Reading Proficiency.