Nov 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

DHY 226 - Dental Hygiene Ethics and Jurisprudence

1 credit hour - One hour lecture weekly; one term.
Describe the ethical responsibility, regulations, and jurisprudence pertaining to dental hygiene. Define the dental hygienist’s role in the recognition, documentation, and reporting of family maltreatment, abuse, and neglect. Compare and contrast how states differ in the scope of practice and how state legislation is changing to advance the practice of dental hygiene.

Prerequisite(s): DHY 200 , DHY 202 , DHY 204 , and DHY 206  with a grade of C or better in each course.

Corequisite(s): DHY 220 , DHY 222 , and DHY 224 .