DENTAL HYGIENE EDUCATION (DHED)

DHED 705. Medical Emergencies/Local Anesthesia. 2 Credits.

This is the fundamental course in local anesthesia for the dental hygienist. The course covers pharmacology, neuroanatomy, anatomy, neurophysiology as well as administration and techniques of local anesthesia.
Grading status: Letter grade.

DHED 715. Current Concepts in Clinical Skills. 2 Credits.

This course reviews and updates students in current treatment and diagnostic modalities in dental allied education. Students who satisfactorily pass the evaluation will be exempt.
Repeat rules: May be repeated for credit.
Grading status: Letter grade.

DHED 720. Educational Concepts. 2 Credits.

This course is designed to introduce the graduate student to various teaching philosophies and methodologies. A variety of educational concepts such as methods of presentation, testing, and measurement are explored. Emphasis is placed on the practical application of theory.
Grading status: Letter grade.

DHED 730. Organization and Administration. 3 Credits.

Provides information and experience in leadership, administration, and accreditation for allied dental education programs.
Grading status: Letter grade.

DHED 736. Clinical/Laboratory Teaching Practicum. 3 Credits.

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to function as a competent clinical instructor. Psychomotor skill development and analysis and remediation of performance problems are two topics related to clinical teaching that are stressed.
Grading status: Letter grade.

DHED 753. Advanced Intraoral Functions. 3 Credits.

DHED 754. Advanced Intraoral Functions (Periodontics). 3 Credits.

DHED 760. Seminar in Education and Research. 1 Credit.

This course is designed to provide knowledge and stimulate discussion about pertinent topics in dental and allied dental education and research.
Grading status: Letter grade.

DHED 774. Personnel Management Seminar. 2 Credits.

DHED 834. Dental Management Seminar. 4 Credits.

DHED 836. Advanced/Clinical Teaching. 3 Credits.

DHED 837. Internship. 6-9 Credits.

This full semester internship provides the student with the opportunity to student teach in an allied dental program.
Grading status: Letter grade.

DHED 860. Seminar in Education and Research. 1 Credit.

DHED 896. Independent Study in Dental Hygiene Education. 1-4 Credits.

DHED 993. Master's Research and Thesis. 3 Credits.