DHG 128 : Pharmacology for Dental Hygienists
A study of drugs to familiarize the student with their origin, physical and chemical properties, dosage and therapeutic effects. Special consideration is given to those drugs affecting dental or dental hygiene procedures. Prerequisite: Open to DHG students only. One lecture hour per week. Instructional Support Fee applies. 1 credit Spring; Day only
1. Recognize and describe the wide variation of normal oral and head and neck anatomy. 2. Identify and properly describe lesions or abnormalities of the oral and maxillofacial region. 3. Identify and list the underlying processes and treatments of the more common lesions and diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region. 4. Integrate the relationship between general health and systemic disease with the effects on the oral cavity.