Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2010
UDM Academic PoliciesCourse DescriptionsList of All ProgramsFaculty


DHY 8080 Oral Health Assessment
Credit HoursRecitation/Lecture HoursStudio HoursClinical HoursLab Hours


The purpose of this course is to introduce patient assessment skills utilized in the Dental Hygiene Process of Care. Concepts and techniques of assessment will be introduced and practiced in the classroom and/or clinical setting with fellow students as patients. Assessment skills introduced include the following: 1) Medicolegal Documentation/Informed Consent, 2) Medical/Dental History, 3) Common Medical Conditions and Medications associated with them, and 4) Accessing/Recording Drug Information, 5) Vital Signs, 6) Head and Neck Examination and Lesion Description, 7) Periodontal Assessment, 8) Odontogram, and 9) Communication for Assessment. This course will prepare the student for the assessment portion of patient care in the clinical course.
300

College of Business Administration

Home | Contacts | Policies | Programs | Website

College of Engineering & Science

Home | Contacts | Policies | Programs | Website

College of Health Professions & McAuley School of Nursing

Home | Contacts | Policies | Programs | Website

College of Liberal Arts & Education

Home | Contacts | Policies | Programs | Website

School of Architecture

Home | Contacts | Policies | Programs | Website

School of Dentistry

Home | Contacts | Policies | Programs | Website

School of Law

Home | Contacts | Policies | Programs | Website



For more information about UDM, or to apply online, go to www.udmercy.edu/apply.


Print Friendly Print-friendly