Jun 20, 2021  
TCC Catalog 2016-17 
TCC Catalog 2016-17 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DEH1802L Dental Hygiene II Clinic

4 credit hour(s) | Fall
Prerequisite(s): grade of C or better in DEH1800 , DEH1800L , DES1200 , DES1200L , DEH2300 , DEH2602L .
Corequisite(s): DEH1802 .
Application of content from   in providing patient care in the dental hygiene clinic. Emphasis is on total patient care through treatment planning from thorough patient assessment. Periodontally involved patients will be treated, affording students instruction in advanced periodontal instrumentation. Clinical sessions will include practice in advanced instrumentation techniques, as well as expanded functions taught in the theory course. Competency requirements for the completion of this clinical course include topics to help students master the expanded function skills to either a laboratory or clinical level. External clinical experience in the areas of special need patients and children and periodontal patients will be obtained from area correctional institutions, hospitals, public health facilities, the Veteran’s Administration and other sites. Contact: 240 clock hours per semester. Additional fee. Does not count toward A.A. degree.