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DHY:260Concepts IV: Transitioning into Professional Dental Hygiene Practice2

Concepts IV: Transitioning into Professional Dental Hygiene Practice introduces various supportive topics such as dental hygiene care for the cancer patient and the recognition and legal reporting of suspected cases of child abuse. The health care provider-patient legal relationship, state rules and regulations for the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene, and the theory of quality assurance are emphasized. Employment seeking skills are presented including the electronic portfolio. Prerequisites: DHY 250, DHY 251, DHY 252, DHY 257, DHY 258, DHY 259; Current CPR-Basic Life Support with AED Certification, Reading Proficiency.