This course builds on prior knowledge, skills, beliefs and attitudes in the management of therapeutic and ongoing supportive dental hygiene services. The student experiences dental hygiene practice as part of intra-and interprofessional health teams. Utilizing critical thinking and decision making abilities, learners integrate and apply multiple concepts, models, and theories throughout the process of care. The focus is on the management and evaluation of therapeutic and ongoing supportive dental hygiene services for all individuals in diverse contexts with an emphasis on oral health education, health promotion, disease prevention and clinical therapy.
Course code: DHYG 3604
Length: 100 hours
PrerequisitesTerm 5 courses
CorequisitesDHYG 3603, DHYG 3605 and DHYG 3606
* 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.