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DHY:215Pain Control2

Theory and clinical applications of pain control interventions appropriate for use within the context of dental hygiene care delivery. The psychology, physiology, and pharmacology of pain control are covered, with emphasis on the prevention, recognition and management of adverse reactions. Interventions within the legal scope of dental hygiene practice in Missouri are the focus of this course. Additional lab hours required. Prerequisites: Current enrollment in the Dental Hygiene program, CPR health care provider level, DHY 137 and Reading Proficiency.