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Clinical Dental Hygiene I

DH 125

Clinical Dental Hygiene I

DH 125

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: DH 110, DH 111, DH 112, DH 114, DH 115, DH 116, and DH 118 (each with a minimum "C" grade).

Concurrent enrollment in DH 120, DH 121, DH 122, DH 123, DH 123L, DH 124, and LW 206A. Provides the opportunity to implement basic treatment skills with clinic patients. (15-120)

Outcomes and Objectives

Assess treatment plan and implement basic dental hygiene treatment for uncomplicated dental hygiene cases and become familiar with the policies and procedures of the dental hygiene clinic.

Objectives:

  • Organize and complete required clinical forms.
  • Demonstrate various skills and services at the stated competency level. Patient Requirements:
  • Demonstrate various skills and competencies in the following areas: medical emergency training, intra oral camera, and digital radiographs.
  • Function in a professional manner. Direct observation will be made throughout the clinic sessions. Professionalism will be observed. Professionalism for Dental Hygiene students consists of accurate and neat recording of legal records, confidentiality of patient records, professional appearance, proper attitude toward patient care, mature interpersonal relations with all members of the dental health team.