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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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DNHY 4013 - Dental Health Education

3 (3-0)

Prerequisite(s): DNHY 3004 , DNHY 3005 , DNHY 3023 .

This course builds on previously learned knowledge by integrating it with the concepts of learning theory and applications, motivation, and the physical, mental, emotional, social, and moral development of various age groups. Emphasis is placed on the interrelationship of physical (general, as well as oral), psychological, social, cultural, and economic influences in compliance and noncompliance with preventive dental health programs, techniques, and aides. It explores the dental hygienist’s role in the assessment of patient needs, planning treatment and patient education strategies, and then implementation and evaluation of these activities. Introduction of objectives, curriculum development, and preparation of lesson plans for oral health presentations.

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