This course enables students to further synthesize and apply knowledge, skills, beliefs and attitudes in the provision of dental hygiene care while working as members of oral health and interprofessional teams. Learners will integrate critical thinking and decision making throughout the dental hygiene process of care to meet the needs of clients through the life stages, including clients with diverse and medically complex needs. The focus is on oral health education, health promotion, disease prevention and clinical therapy to enable people to achieve optimal oral health and overall health and wellness.
Course code: DHYG 3504
Length: 115 hours
PrerequisitesTerm 4 courses
CorequisitesDHYG 3503, DHYG 3505 and DHYG 3506
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.