Professional and Current Issues in Oral Healthcare
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin
   

DTHY 457 - Professional and Current Issues in Oral Healthcare


Credits: 3

This course presents professional oral healthcare topics from a historical, economic, legal/ethical, global, political, social, interdisciplinary, and multicultural framework. Students will investigate current issues in oral healthcare and examine ethical and legal concerns in the practice of dental hygiene, and explore the accelerating need for access to care for all population groups. Students will develop evidence-based solutions which could be used to influence organizational, institutional, and governmental decisions impacting oral health care.  In addition, discussions and exploration of current dental hygiene practice will be included to prepare the student for transition into the profession.

USI Core 39: Embedded Experience-Global; Embedded Experience-Writing.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 201  and DTHY 351  (grade of C or better).

Term(s) Offered: Spring

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