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

DHYG 2362 - Clinical Dental Hygienist III


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - External: 18
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 1219  and DHYG 1160   Corequisite: DHYG 1207  
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - As outlined in the learning plan, 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 and will 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. 2 - Application of assessment, implementation and evaluation skills too all patients in a clinical environment. 3 - Demonstrate excellent safety practices. 4 - Demonstrate legal and ethical behavior. 5 - Demonstrate of appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of dental hygiene and dental practice. 6 - Demonstrate of excellent interpersonal communication skills. 7 - This is a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.