2020-2021 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Feb 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DHYG 418 Service Learning & Special Populations (2 credits)



Prerequisite Current enrollment in Bachelor of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene program.

Course Description
Acquaints the student with the psychosocial and physical changes in the aging process and of special needs patients. Explores how these changes relate to oral health services in institutional, assisted-living, and family-centered settings. Further develops the dental hygienist as an integral member of the global healthcare team through participation in service learning experiences for special needs population cohorts.



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