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Subject:

Dental Hygiene

Title:

DENHY-230 Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Care I - (LR) - 6 Units

Instructor:

Powers, Pamela

Prerequisite: DENHY 120 and DENHY 127 or equivalents



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

DENHY-230

2813

TH

11:00-11:50am

LHS-107

6 Units

Full Term

W

8:30-12:20pm

LHS-102

1:30-4:50pm

T

8:30-12:20pm

TH

1:00-4:50pm

LHS-102


Catalog Course Description
DENHY-230 Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Care I
6 - 6 Units LR
Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
Prerequisite: DENHY 120 and DENHY 127 or equivalents
Note: Current CPR certificate required
This is a one semester clinical course designed to expand and develop dental hygiene skills in preventive therapy, oral prophylaxis, periodontal initial preparation, and periodontal maintenance therapy. Students will become competent in scaling and root debridement procedures, pain control and gingival curettage. Dental hygiene assessment (diagnostic) and dental hygiene care planning skills will continue to be developed. The student will also become competent in adjunct therapeutic skills. Techniques in the use and interpretation of radiographs, infection control and office procedures will be developed. Learning experiences will be conducted with a human needs framework. Care will be client centered. The course will consist of seminar and clinical experiences. Students will develop skills by working with clients in the college clinic and in outside clinical environments. The educational focus is on the refinement of periodontal process skills in scaling and debridement, the application of advanced instrumentation principles and early self assessment skills. CSU

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