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DHY:223Community Public Health2

This course is designed to provide a study of the history, economics, and management of the public health organization, its delivery, and supportive services. Included are the assessment and control of dental disease through dental personnel roles in schools, industry, civic, and public organizations. Emphasis is placed on examinations of the principles of public health, epidemiological methods of investigation, the US health care system, basic concepts in research and biostatistics and community based program planning. Introduction to techniques for evaluating dental/dental hygiene literature is established. Prerequisites: Current enrollment in the Dental Hygiene program, ENG 101, COM 101 and Reading Proficiency.