In this course the student will develop a self-directed plan for alternative/interprofessional collaborative practice in an area of personal interest and in preparation for the Integrated Dental Hygiene Practice 2 course. This course enables students to apply the essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes required in the provision of primary dental hygiene care (related to health promotion, disease prevention, oral health education, advocacy, policy use and clinical therapy) within the parameters of relevant legislation, codes of ethics and practice standards.
Course code: DHYG 4708
Length: 85 hours
PrerequisitesTerm 6 courses
CorequisitesDHYG 4705, DHYG 4706, and DHYG 4707
* 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.