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SLCC Catalog

   
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Oct 21, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

Dental Hygiene

  
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    DH 1050 - Dental Radiology

    Credits: 2
    Study of physical behavior, biological effects, methods of control, safety and techniques for exposing, processing and mounting radiographs. Included is interpretation, recognition and identification of significant findings.

    Prerequisite: Admission into program


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    DH 1060 - Dental Radiology Lab

    Credits: 1
    Laboratory experience in dental radiography procedures and techniques. Treatment planning, exposure, interpretation and evaluation of dental radiographs with emphasis on client management techniques and their application.

    Prerequisite: Admission into program
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    DH 1100 - Dental Hygiene Theory I

    Credits: 3
    Introductory course to practice of dental hygiene. Students learn principles and theory of infection control, medical, dental, extra/intra-oral assessments, management of medical emergencies, current instrumentation and operatory management.

    Prerequisite: Admission into program
    Corequisite: DH 1110 


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    DH 1110 - Clinical Dental Hygiene I

    Credits: 2
    Students will demonstrate basic dental hygiene skills and procedures. Skill development is attained through practice sessions and performance evaluations.

    Prerequisite: Accepted and enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program
    Corequisite: DH 1100 
    Semester: Fall
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    DH 1140 - Dental Materials

    Credits: 1
    Study of chemical and physical composition and uses of dental materials. Emphasis on effects of various materials in the oral environment and why specific materials are used.

    Prerequisite: DH 1050, DH 1060, DH 1100, DH 1110, DH 1330, DH 1340, and DH 1350
    Corequisite: DH 1150
    Semester: Spring
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    DH 1150 - Dental Materials Lab

    Credits: 1
    Students receive the opportunity to develop manipulative skills and practice procedures with various materials used in dentistry and dental hygiene.

    Prerequisite: DH 1050, DH 1060, DH 1100, DH 1110, and DH 1330
    Corequisite: DH 1140
    Semester: Spring
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    DH 1330 - Head and Neck Anatomy

    Credits: 2
    This course covers the study of head, neck and oral anatomy, with emphasis on terminology.

    Prerequisite: Accepted and entoll into the Dental Hygiene program
    Semester: Fall


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    DH 1340 - Dental Anatomy

    Credits: 1
    This is the comprehensive presentation of structures of the oral cavity, including oral anatomy, tooth development anatomy, and occlusion.

    Prerequisite: Accepted and enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program
    Semester: Fall


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    DH 1350 - Dental Embryology/Histology

    Credits: 1
    This is a comprehensive presentation of embryonic, fetal and postnatal development of tissues and structures of the head and oral cavity.

    Prerequisite: Accepted and enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program
    Semester: Fall


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    DH 1400 - Dental Hygiene Theory II

    Credits: 3
    Continuance of DH Theory I. Comprehensive patient care will be required in various problem solving and decision making skills involving the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of direct care to the public.

    Prerequisite: DH 1100  and DH 1110 


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    DH 1410 - Clinical Dental Hygiene II

    Credits: 3
    Delivery of preventative and therapeutic services. Practical application from didactic information. Professionalism, client and operating safety, instrument competency.

    Prerequisite: DH 1100 and DH 1110
    Corequisite: DH 1400
    Semester: Spring
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    DH 1540 - Pharmacology

    Credits: 3
    Course emphasizes pharmacodynamics of drug action, modes of administration, biotransformation, excretion, drug side effects and interactions. Focus on impact various medications have in dental and dental hygiene treatment.

    Prerequisite: DH 1100
    Semester: Spring


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    DH 1640 - Compromised Patient Spcl Needs

    Credits: 2
    Course offers in-depth study of problems, unusual health conditions and/or factors that may complicate routine dental hygiene care.

    Prerequisite: DH 1100
    Semester: Spring


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    DH 2050 - General and Oral Pathology

    Credits: 3
    This course presents processes of inflammation, wound healing, repair regeneration and immunological responses. Topics include oral manifestations of systemic diseases, genetics, and developmental anomalies of the oral cavity. Commonly encountered diseases and disorders of the head and neck are covered. Recognition between pathological disease and normal tissue is emphasized.

    Prerequisite: DH 1400
    Semester: Fall


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    DH 2200 - Dental Hygiene Theory III

    Credits: 3
    Course of study in theory and practice of dental hygiene. Focus will be on advanced instrumentation, implementation of advanced dental hygiene care, case studies and table clinics.

    Prerequisite: DH 1400
    Corequisite: DH 2210
    Semester: Fall


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    DH 2210 - Clinical Dental Hygiene III

    Credits: 4
    Continued application of preventive and therapeutic service to the public. Advanced aspects of hygiene care are applied through learning sessions/performance evaluations for local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, ultrasonic/sonic and case management.

    Prerequisite: DH 1410
    Corequisite: DH 2200
    Semester: Fall
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    DH 2220 - Community Dental Health

    Credits: 3
    Principles and practice of public health methods and plans are taught examining biostatistics and epidemiology. Students design, implement, and evaluate programs with community focus.

    Prerequisite: Accepted and enrolled into Dental Hygiene program
    Semester: Spring


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    DH 2340 - Local Anesthesia

    Credits: 2
    Pain control in the dental office including administration of local anesthetic/nitrous oxide and anxiety management. Completion of this course qualifies students to take Western Regional Examination Board for local anesthesia.

    Prerequisite: DH 1540
    Corequisite: DH 2341
    Semester: Fall


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    DH 2341 - Local Anesthesia Lab

    Credits: 1
    Demonstration and administration of all local and regional blocks are experienced in a supervised lab setting. Minimum competence is verified through successful completion of proficiency evaluations.

    Prerequisite: DH 1540
    Corequisite: DH 2340
    Semester: Fall
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    DH 2450 - Periodontology

    Credits: 2
    Anatomy/physiology, histopathology, microbiology specific to dental disease, etiology and clinical features of gingival/ periodontal infections are taught. Emphasis is placed on recognition and treatment planning for periodontal clients.

    Prerequisite: DH 2200
    Semester: Fall


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    DH 2600 - Dental Hygiene Theory IV

    Credits: 3
    Course offers advanced techniques for treatment of periodontal disease including various modes of treatment and wound healing. Emphasis is placed on the role of the dental hygienist as a periodontal co-therapist. . This course continues the study of dental hygiene treatment of patients with special needs using case-based learning tools.

    Prerequisite: DH 2200
    Corequisite: DH 2610
    Semester: Spring


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    DH 2610 - Clinical Dental Hygiene IV

    Credits: 5
    Clinical expertise is refined. Time management and patient care are emphasized, preparing students for clinical licensing board examinations.

    Prerequisite: DH 2210
    Corequisite: DH 2600
    Semester: Spring
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    DH 2800 - Practice Management

    Credits: 2
    This course provides a study of principles and procedures related to management of the dental practice; the philosophy of dental practice and the business of dentistry. Emphasis is placed on dental jurisprudence and ethical issues, and applied interpersonal communication both written and oral. Students develop skills in interviewing, writing letters of application and resumes.

    Prerequisite: DH 2200
    Semester: Spring


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