DHYG 152L: Simulation Lab I

Class Program
Credits 1
This course is designed to provide immersive learning experiences for dental hygiene students. Course instruction will allow learners to practice and develop clinical skills by applying theoretical knowledge in hands-on scenarios that mimic various clinical situations that range in complexity and skill level. The course focus will be on developing skills for clinical dental hygiene and patient treatment. Topics may include vital signs, medical emergencies, patient assessment, treatment planning, radiology, and instrumentation. Students will participate in classroom activities and outside assignments such as case studies, use of dental patient record keeping software, task analysis self-assessment, problem solving skills communication, and skills evaluations. This course will include inter-professional communication, collaboration and interaction with other health care professionals and programs. Prerequisite: DHYG 151L. (S)