2019-2020 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 1160 - Clinical Dental Hygienist II

Credit Hours: 1
Contact Hours - External: 6
This is a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. A method of applied clinical instruction providing detailed education, training, work-based experience with direct patient/client care while under the direct supervision of licensed clinical professionals.Specific detailed learning objectives are developed for each course by the faculty. On-site clinical instruction, supervision, evaluation and placement are the responsibility of the college faculty. Clinical experiences are unpaid learning experiences. Requires LSC liability insurance.
Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing; DHYG 1260 DHYG 2201 , DHYG 1211 DHYG 1235   
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Application of assessment and instrument skills to minimally and moderately classified patients in a clinical environment. 2 - Inclusion of advanced instrumentation skills to patients in a clinical environment. 3 - Application of pit and fissure sealants to patients in a clinical environment. 4 - Demonstrate legal and ethical behavior. 5 - Demonstrate excellent safety practices. 6 - Demonstrate of excellent interpersonal communication skills. 7 - Demonstrate of appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of dental hygiene and dental practice. 8 - Apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry.