This course will provide the learner with the opportunity to build on foundational knowledge and continue to develop psychomotor skills while providing clinical dental hygiene services to clients and practicing as a member of an oral health team. Emphasis will be placed on the integration of evidence-based decision making into dental hygiene practice, which includes the recognition of client values and the influence of social determinants of health on oral and general health. Learners provide dental hygiene care for clients from a novice to a beginner level by the end of the course.
This course is part of the full time Dental Hygiene Diploma program.
Course code: DHYG 2224
Length: 255 hours
Course outline: viewhttps://www.vcc.ca/deptUploads/course-outlines/DHYG-2224.pdf
PrerequisitesTerm 1 courses in Dental Hygiene Program
CorequisitesTerm 2 courses in Dental Hygiene Program
* 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.