DHYG 224.A study of the principles and methods used in assessing, planning,implementing and evaluating community dental health programs.Topics include epidemiology,research methodology,bio- statistics, preventive dental care,dental health education,program planning,and financing and utilization of dental services. Upon completion,students should be able to assess,plan,implement and
evaluate a community dental health program. DHYG 203 Dental Materials
Prerequisites:DHYG 204 and DHYG 228.Study of physical and chem- ical properties,identification,characteristics and manipulation of
dental materials. DHYG 204 Pain Management
Prerequisites: DHYG 113,DHYG 114,DHYG 120,DHYG 121 and DHYG 122.Corequisites:DHYG 228. Provides the dental hygiene student with both the theoretical knowledge and the practical clinical skills to successfully perform the appropriate pain control measures to maintain patient safety and comfort.This includes the prevention
and management of emergencies. DHYG 208 Periodontology
Prerequisite:DHYG 101,DHYG 102, DHYG 103,DHYG 104,DHYG 105, DHYG 106,and DHYG 107. A study of the normal and diseased peri- odontium to include the structural,systemic,functional and envi- ronmental factors.Emphasis on therapeutic and preventive peri- odontics, etiology,pathology,and treatment modalities.
DHYG 222 Oral Pathology
Prerequisites:DHYG 204 and DHYG 228.Corequisites:DHYG 201, DHYG 224.The study of oral diseases,oral manifestations of systemic disease,and the processes of inflammation,wound healing,repair and immunological responses.Emphasis will be placed on the recognition of oral abnormalities and differential diagnosis of oral
lesions. DHYG 224 Dental Hygiene Clinic II
Prerequisites:DHYG 204 and DHYG 228.Corequisites:DHYG 201 and DHYG 222.Applies theory and techniques of oral hygiene therapy in a clinical environment. Advanced instrumentation skills will be introduced.Clinical application of principles and theories learned in previous Dental Radiography I. Emphasis will be placed on accuracy of placing radiographs to meet patients needs.
DHYG 228 Dental Hygiene Clinical Procedures 1 Credit Prerequisites:DHYG 113,DHYG 114,DHYG 120,DHYG 121 and DHYG 122.Corequisite:DHYG 204.This clinical course will focus on the con- tinued development and refinement of dental hygiene skills learned in DHYG 114. Incorporation of dental radiographs into the dental hygiene treatment plan will be included.
DHYG 230 Clinical Seminar
Prerequisites:DHYG 204 and DHYG 234.Corequisites:DHYG 201, DHYG 203,DHYG 222,and DHYG 224.Provides information related to ethics,jurisprudence including a study of the state practice act. Practice management principles and employment opportunities for
the dental hygienist,resume writing and interviewing covered.
DHYG 234 Dental Hygiene Clinic III
Prerequisites:DHYG 201,DHYG 208,DHYG 222,and DHYG 224. Corequisites: DHYG 230.Allows for the refinement of clinical skills and application of technology and current procedural practices of the dental hygienist with emphasis on self-evaluation and quality assurance.
DHYG 235 Community Oral Health Practicum
Prerequisites: DHYG 204 and DHYG 228 .This course provides an opportunity for the dental hygiene student to apply principles learned in DHYG 201,and the present dental health information to various community groups and organizations. Project implementa-
tion and evaluation are included. DMSI 100 Introduction to Sonography
Prerequisites:None. Students will learn the components of the ultrasound control panel,ergonomics,and proper scanning tech- nique. They will also learn patient care considerations specific to
sonography exams. DMSI 101 Ultrasound Physics I
Prerequisites:None.This course will describe basic ultrasound physics to include the make-up and production of sound waves and their characteristics,as well as the interaction of the sound wave with different materials.The construction of the transducer how the sound beam is produced will be covered as well as the effects of the
transducer on image resolution. DMSI 102 Abdominal Sonography I
Prerequisites:None.Introduces and familiarizes the student with the basic anatomy and physiology related to abdominal sonography.The student will also learn to identify cross sectional and sonographic
anatomy. DMSI 103 OB/Gyn Sonography I
Prerequisites:None.This course will introduce to and familiarize the student with the basic pelvic and first trimester obstetric anatomy,
physiology,and sonographic imaging. DMSI 104 Vascular Imaging I
Prerequisite:One year prior experience in the area of study.This course focuses on the performance and interpretation of noninva- sive ultrasound vascular studies. Topics of study will include anato- my, physiology,hemodynamics of the vascular system,direct and
indirect testing methods,B-Mode imaging,pulsed Doppler,spectral analysis,color flow Doppler,and preliminary interpretation. The anatomy,physiology,and pathology of the arterial and venous circu- lation systems and the imaging protocols and techniques for these
systems will be covered in this course. DMSI 105 General Sonography Clinical I
Prerequisites:Admission to the General Sonography Program. Content and clinical practice experience shall be assigned for sequential development,application,critical analysis,and evaluation of concepts and theories in the performance of general sonograph- ic procedures.Through structured,sequential,competency based assignments in the clinical setting concepts of team work and patient care centered clinical practice and professional development will be examined and evaluated.Clinical practices are designed to provide the student with patient care and general sonographic
exam experiences DMSI 110 Vascular Sonography I and Lab
Prerequisites:Admission to the Vascular Sonography Program.This course will focus on the principles of hemodynamics and how dis- ease affects these principles.There will be a study of the cerebrovas- cular system to include anatomy,physiology,and pathology.
DMSI 113 General Sonography Clinical II
Prerequisites: DMSI 105.Content and clinical practice experience shall be assigned for sequential development,application,critical analysis,and evaluation of concepts and theories in the perform- ance of general sonographic procedures.Through structured, sequential,competency based assignments in the clinical setting concepts of team work and patient care centered clinical practice and professional development will be examined and evaluated. Clinical practices are designed to provide the student with patient
care and general sonographic exam experiences. DMSI 114 Vascular Sonography Clinical I
Prerequisites: Admission into the Vascular Sonography Program.This is the first of four rotations through various clinical sites to allow the student to acquire competency in the field of vascular sonography. During the first clinical rotation the student is required to use the knowledge acquired in the cognitive domain to display appropriate behavior in the affective domain. Knowledge from the cognitive domain gained last semester is also used as a foundation on which to build skills in the psychomotor domain. This is accomplished by
scanning actual patients under controlled conditions. DMSI 116 Vascular Sonography Clinical II
Prerequisites:DMSI 114.This is the second of four rotations through various clinical sites to allow the student to acquire competency in the field of vascular sonography. The student is required to use the knowledge acquired in the cognitive domain to display appropriate