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DEH2804L Dental Hygiene III Clinic

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4 credit hour(s) | Spring
Prerequisite(s): grade of C or better in  DEH1802 , DEH1802L , DEH1400 , DES2100 , DES2100L , DEH2602 , DEH2602L , DEH2300 .
Corequisite(s): DEH2804 .
This is the final clinical course. The student will demonstrate ability to synthesize and conceptualize all knowledge, theory and skills previously learned and use these skills and practical skills previously learned to provide direct patient services at the entry level (or above) proficiency required of a licensed dental hygienist. Responsibilities in expanded functions will be practiced and performed to clinical competence on patients, including application of pit and fissure sealants, polishing amalgam restorations, transferring dental instruments, use of ultrasonic scalers, correlation of radiographs, root planing, impression for study model, monitoring nitrous oxide, and administration of local anesthetic injections. External clinical experience in the areas of special needs patients and geriatric patients will be obtained from area correctional institutions and public health facilities. A mock clinical board exam using members of the professional community as examiners will be administered to students in preparation for the state board examination. Contact: 240 clock hours per semester. Additional fee. Does not count toward A.A. degree.

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