DHG 244 : Oral Health in the Community
This course presents the methodology by which the dental hygienist plans programs to promote oral health in the community. While learning the principles of program planning, the student conducts a needs assessment and designs oral health programs. Programs are presented and evaluated in service-learning experiences in which students provide oral health education to various populations within the community. Prerequisite: Open to DHG students only. Two lecture hours per week. Instructional Support Fee applies. 2 credits Spring; Day only
The Student will demonstrate his/her ability to evaluate published articles by writing critiques of one article concerning dentistry or public health from periodicals found in the library, using the outline provided. The article must be related to the target group of the student’s project.