May 23, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

DHY 201 - Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice III


Course Description: This course further develops and builds upon skills and understandings developed in DHCP II. The primary focus of the course includes the application of dental materials, periodontal techniques and bio-film control as they relate to the delivery of dental hygiene care as well as the critical thinking skills needed to apply foundational knowledge to the clinical setting.

Completion of DHY 150, DHY 152, and DHY 153, all with a C or better; completion of DHY 151
Note(s): Open to Dental Hygiene degree students only

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate competency in providing the dental hygiene process of care to a diverse group of patients within the clinical setting.
  • Apply principles of safety as they relate to the patient and oneself.
  • Display professional behavior by adhering to the department’s policies and the ADHA Code of Ethics.
  • Exhibit effective communication and interactive skills with patients, colleagues and other professionals.

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