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Dental Hygiene Online Degree Completion Program

Bachelor's of Science in Dental Hygiene

Requirements
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DHYG 3100 Contemporary Dental Hygiene Theory - Provides licensed dental hygienists the opportunity to evaluate current dental hygiene therapies and interpret them for application in dental hygiene practice. Offered every fall.
DHYG 3200 Issues in Dental Hygiene - A study of dental and dental hygiene practice setting, legal and ethical issues, methods of procuring employment, compensation mechanisms and types of insurance. Offered every summer.
DHYG 4010 Teaching Strategies for Allied Health Professionals - A study of the basic principles of developing and implementing classroom presentations. Emphasis will be placed on the basics of the educational process, and will lead to the development of a dental health lesson plan for the dental hygienist. Writing and Oral Intensive. Offered every fall.
DHYG 4020 Dental Hygiene Clinical Seminar III - Utilization of current technology to research selected dental hygiene topics and prepare multimedia presentations.  Technology Intensive. Offered every fall.
DHYG 4030 Pain Management - Explores current methods of pain management in dental hygiene practice. Offered every spring.
DHYG 4110 Supportive Periodontal Therapy - A study of periodontal therapies including adjunctive and maintenance procedures. Offered every summer.
DHYG 4120 Dental Hygiene Clinical Seminar IV - Methods used in biostatistical research will be reviewed in an effort to assist the dental hygiene students in the construction of instruments which collect valid and reliable data.  Critically explores current research studies.  Writing Intensive. Offered every spring.
DHYG 4130 Geriatric Dental Hygiene - An introduction to the special considerations of the segment of the geriatric population confined to long-term care facilities.  Dental health education strategies will be incorporated to assist students' design and presentation of in-services to nursing home staff.  Oral Intensive. Offered every spring.
DHYG 4141 Community and Rural Dental Health - Using the information gained in the Associate Degree Community Dental Health class, students will assess, plan, implement and evaluate a public dental health project of their choice, with approval and guidance from the instructor. Offered every spring. Prerequisite DHYG 4010.
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