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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS DHYG 1315. COMMUNITY DENTISTRY (2-3-3) 51.0602

Principles and concepts of community public health and dental health education emphasizing community assessment, educational planning, implementation, and evaluation including methods and materials used in teaching dental health education in various community settings. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

DHYG 1319. DENTAL MATERIALS (2-3-3) 51.0602

Physical and chemical properties of dental materials including the application and manipulation of the various materials used in dentistry. Assessment Levels: R3, E2, M2.

DHYG 1335. PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE DENTAL HYGIENIST (3-0-3) 51.0602

Classification of drugs and their uses, actions, interactions, side effects, contraindications, with emphasis on dental applications. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

DHYG 1361. CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENIST (0-15-3) 51.0602

Health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Prerequisite: DHYG 1431. Assessment Levels: R3, E2, M2.

DHYG 1431. PRECLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE (2-7-4) 51.0602

Foundational knowledge for performing clinical skills on patients with emphasis on procedures and rationale for performing dental hygiene. Introduction to ethical principles as they apply to dental hygiene care. Assessment Levels: R3, E2, M2.

DHYG 2153. DENTAL HYGIENE PRACTICE (CAPSTONE) (1-0-1) 51.0602

Emphasis on the laws governing the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene, moral standards and the ethical standards established by the dental hygiene profession. Practice settings for the dental hygienist, office operations, and preparation for employment. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

DHYG 2201. CONTEMPORARY DENTAL HYGIENE CARE I (2-0-2) 51.0602

Dental hygiene care for the medically or dentally compromised patient including supplemental instrumentation techniques. Prerequisites: DHYG 1227 and 1361. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

DHYG 2231. CONTEMPORARY DENTAL HYGIENE CARE II (2-0-2) 51.0602

Continuation of Contemporary Dental Hygiene Care I. Dental hygiene care for the medically or dentally compromised patient including advanced instrumentation techniques. Prerequisites: DHYG 2201 and 2362. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

DHYG 2362. CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENIST (0-15-3) 51.0602

A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Prerequisites: DHYG 1227, 1361. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

DHYG 2363. CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENIST (CAPSTONE) (0-15-3) 51.0602

Health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Prerequisites: DHYG 2201, 2362. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

DMSO - Diagnostic Medical Sonography

DMSO 1110. Introduction to Sonography (1-1-1) 51.0910

Introduction to the profession of sonography and the role of the sonographer. Emphasis on medical terminology, ethical/legal aspects, written and verbal communication, and professional issues relating to registry, accreditation, professional organizations and history of the profession. Assessment levels: R3, E3, M3.

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Del Mar College 2012-2013 Catalog  

2012-2013 Edition of the Catalog and Student Handbook for Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas

Del Mar College 2012-2013 Catalog  

2012-2013 Edition of the Catalog and Student Handbook for Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas

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