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Subject:

Dental Hygiene

Title:

DENHY-231 Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Care II - (LR) - 6.5 Units

Instructor:

Powers, Pamela

Prerequisite: DENHY 120 and DENHY 127 or equivalent

Limitation on enrollment: Acceptance to the DVC Dental Hygiene program, including current TB clearance, hepatitis immunization and/or titer, tetanus vaccination, malpractice insurance, and current CPR certificate (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider with AED).



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

DENHY-231

1755

TH

11:00-11:50am

LHS-107

6.5 Units

Full Term

TW

8:15-12:20pm

LHS-102

W

1:30-5:35pm

TH

1:00-5:05pm


Catalog Course Description
DENHY-231 Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Care II
6.5 unit(s)        LR
  • 18 306 hours Lecture Laboratory per term
  • Prerequisite: DENHY 120 and DENHY 127 or equivalent
  • Limitation on enrollment: Acceptance to the DVC Dental Hygiene program, including current TB clearance, hepatitis immunization and/or titer, tetanus vaccination, malpractice insurance, and current CPR certificate (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider with AED).
 
This course is a continuation of the advanced clinical dental hygiene care course designed to lead toward the achievement of entry level clinical competence in preventive oral health care, oral prophylaxis, initial therapy and supportive periodontal therapy. Students will become entry level competent in scaling and debridement procedures, administration of local anesthetics and nitrous-oxide sedation, and gingival curettage as well as adjunct therapeutic skills such as the local placement of antimicrobial agents. Dental hygiene assessment, diagnosis (based on human need theory) and dental hygiene care planning skills will be refined. Techniques in use and interpretation of radiographs, infection control and time management will be further developed. CSU

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