Contemporary Issues in Dental Hygiene

Course Number: 
DHY 3015
Semester: 
Fall
Subject: 
Dental Hygiene (DHY)
Credits 
3.00

This course examines current societal and professional issues and their impact on practice. The student examines the role of the dental hygienist in increasing access to dental care; researches and compares traditional and alternative practice models; and proposes changes to the healthcare system to improve delivery. It also discusses changing technology in dentistry and dental hygiene; political advocacy; demographic shifts; ethics and professionalism; interprofessional education; and global perspectives of dental hygiene.

3 hours of online lecture per week

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