2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 1431 - Preclinical Dental Hygiene

Credit Hours: 4
Contact Hours - Lecture: 2 Lab: 6
Foundational knowledge for performing clinical skills on patients with emphasis on procedures and rationale for performing dental hygiene care. Introduction to ethical principles as they apply to dental hygiene care. Requires LSC liability insurance.
Prerequisite:  College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing; Departmental approval; Acceptance into the dental hygiene program; Corequisite: DHYG 1201 , DHYG 1203 , and DHYG 1304 .
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Explain the procedures and rationale for dental hygiene care.
2 - Demonstrate basic dental hygiene instrumentation skills.
3 - Define ethical principles related to dental hygiene care.
4 - Assess and report on their strengths, preferences, and college and career success attributes.
5 - Identify, describe, and utilize campus support services, systems, and student life opportunities.
6 - Use financial literacy knowledge and skills to create a personal money management plan for college success.
7 - Formulate educational and career goals and apply strategies to advance their goals and college performance.
8 - Create an academic plan and identify the requirements for successful completion of their academic plan.
9 - Establish collegial relationships with LSC faculty, staff, and peers.