DTHY 351 - Dental Hygiene Theory II

Credits: 4

This course explores professional writing, cultural competence, and concepts of evidence based clinical practice.  Solutions to oral health care discrepancies in our society are examined.  By engaging in interviews, research, case studies, reflection, and inquiry, students will develop a project addressing culturally competent approaches to oral health care.  Students demonstrate synthesis of course objectives through a sustained writing project.  The use of supportive dental hygiene treatment in providing comprehensive care is introduced.  Weekly seminar addresses current clinic issues and trends connecting theory and clinical practice.

USI Core 39: Embedded Experience-Diversity; Embedded Experience-Writing

Prerequisite(s): ENG 201  (grade of C or better), DTHY 303  (grade of C or better), DTHY 308  (grade of C or better), DTHY 314  (grade of C or better), DTHY 316  (grade of C or better), DTHY 327  (grade of C or better) DTHY 341  (grade of C or better), DTHY 342  (grade of P)

Lecture-Lab (ex: 3-1 means 3 hrs lecture and 1 hr lab): (3-1 [seminar])
Term(s) Offered: Spring

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