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

DHYG 1260 - Clinical Dental Hygiene/Hygienist I


Credit Hours: 2
Contact Hours - External: 12
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 1201 , DHYG 1203 , DHYG 1304 DHYG 1431   Corequisite: DHYG 2201 , DHYG 1211 DHYG 1235   
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - 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. 2 - Demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry. 3 - Application of assessment skills to patients in a clinical environment. 4 - Application of instrumentation skills to minimally classified patients in a clinical environment. 5 - Application of theory, concepts and skills to patients in a clinical environment. 6 - Demonstration of appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of dental hygiene and dental practice. 7 - Demonstration of excellent interpersonal communication skills. 8 - Demonstration of excellent safety practices.