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Dental Hygiene (Limited Access Program)


Dental Hygiene (Limited Access Program)
Program Information
A.S. Degree - Code 2136/2036 - Catalog 2012/2013
Claire Peterson, Assistant Chair, 386-785-2068
Pamela Ridilla, Chairperson, 386-785-2093
07/18/2012 M - 1169

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes Mission:
The mission of the Dental Hygiene Program is to provide a safe and supportive environment that will prepare students to be professional, ethical, and competent members of the dental health team.

Description:
Students are taught to remove deposits from tooth surfaces; provide methods of oral physiotherapy; expose, process, mount, and interpret dental radiographs; provide oral health education as well as acquire knowledge in methods of infection control practices. Dental hygienists are licensed professionals, who under the supervision of a licensed dentist, provide oral health care services and treatment in dental offices and public health facilities. During the last semester of this program, students are eligible to take the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination. Upon successfully passing the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination and graduating from the program, graduates are eligible to take state/regional licensure examinations.

The Dental Hygiene Program is accedited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission can be contacted at (312)440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.

Outcomes:
Graduates of the program will be able to:
1. Apply the dental hygiene process of care and problem solving strategies to provide dental hygiene care for patients of all age groups, medically compromised, and all types of periodontal disease classifications.
2. Demonstrate interpersonal and communications skills to effectively interact with diverse population groups.
3. Apply ethical, legal, and regulatory concepts to the provision and/or support of oral health care services.
4. Apply self-assessment skills to prepare for life-long learning as a foundation for maintaining competency and quality assurance.
5. Evaluate current scientific literature as a basis for life-long learning, evidence-based practice and as a foundation for adapting to changes in health care.


Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs Program Tuition and Fees: $9,416*
Access Fee: $695 ($7.90 per credit)
Assessment Fee: $30
Lab Fees (including liability insurance): $918
Textbooks: $2,154
Uniforms and Supplies: $345
Instrument Kits, Clinical Supplies, and Tooth Model: $2,460
American Dental Hygienists' Association Student Membership: $160
National Board Dental Hygiene Review Course: $400
National Board Dental Hygiene Examination: $400
Class Pin and Composite Picture: $120
Florida Dental Hygiene Licensure Board Examination: $1,200
Health Screening and Immunizations (depends on applicant's health care provider): $275
Basic Life Support Certification: $50
Florida Department of Law Enforcement/Federal Bureau of Investigation Background Check: $90

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Additional Admission Requirements - This is a Limited Access Program. Continuing enrollment approval will be required to enroll in the program specific courses based on a selection process after completing the required general education courses.

- Completion of the following courses with a grade of "C" or better is required before submitting an application for continuing enrollment: ENC 1101 College Composition; MAC 1105 College Algebra; BSC 1085/1085L Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab; BSC 1086/1086L Human Anatomy and Physiology II and Lab; and CHM 1025/1025L Introduction to Chemistry and Lab.

- A cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better is the minimum required for consideration for continuing enrollment.

- Applicants for continuing enrollment who have graduated within a three-year time frame from an accredited (Commission on Dental Accreditation) dental assisting program may receive credit for: DES 1100/1100L Elements of Dental Materials and Lab; DES 1200/1200L Dental Radiology and Lab; and DES 1832L Expanded Functions for the Dental Hygienist. Transfer of credit for these courses will be at the discretion of the Chairperson.

- Submit completed School of Dental Sciences application for continuing enrollment to the Academic Advisor in the College of Health, Human, and Public Services between February 1st and February 28th.

- Students are approved for continuing enrollment based on specific admission criteria.

- Applicants with cumulative GPAs of 3.5 or better and successful completion of all prerequisite and corequisite courses will be considered more favorably for continuing enrollment.

- Completion of health screening to include: recent physical examination; verification of immunization against tetanus-diphtheria, measles, mumps, rubella and Hepatitis B; and negative test for tuberculosis is required prior to enrolling in program specific courses.

- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for the Health Care Provider to include adults, infant, children, and automatic external defibrillator (AED); through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross is required prior to enrolling in program specific courses.

- Admission into the program will be contingent on the satisfactory completion of both a drug screen and background check consisting of a fingerprint check of state and federal criminal history information conducted through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This must be completed prior to the first day of program specific classes.

- All program general education and dental hygiene courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

- Students will be held accountable for the policy and procedures of the Dental Hygiene Program as outlined in the Dental Hygiene Student Policy Handbook as well as the College Student Handbook.

General Education Courses
Course Title    
   
... ... General Education Core - 26 Credits  
... ... Communications Core (6 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1101 College Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC0025 AND REA0017
SPC2608 Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... Mathematics Core (3 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
MAC1105 College Algebra   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MAT1033
   
... ... Sciences Core (8 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
BSC1085 Human Anatomy and Physiology I   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 AND MAT1033 OR MAC1105 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1140 OR MAC2233 OR MAC2311 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2313 OR MAP2302 OR MGF2106 OR MGF2107 OR STA2023 Conc-Reqs: BSC1085L
BSC1085L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab   1.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Conc-Reqs: BSC1085
BSC1086 Human Anatomy and Physiology II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1085 Conc-Reqs: BSC1086L
BSC1086L Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: BSC1086
   
... ... Behavioral & Social Sciences Core (3 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
PSY1012 General Psychology   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... Health & Wellness Core (3 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
HUN1201 Human Nutrition   3.00
   
... ... Humanities, Cultural & Aesthetic Core (3 credits)  
... ... Choose One Course  
  SEM HRS  
AML2050 Modern American Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
AML2060 Contemporary American Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
AML2600 Introduction to African American Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
ARH1000 Art Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
DAN1100 Dance Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
ENL2931 Selected Topics in Shakespeare   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
HUM2210 Prehistory to Medieval Humanities   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
HUM2230 Renaissance to Postmodern Humanities   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2040 Dramatic Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2110 Masterpieces of World Literature I   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2120 Masterpieces of World Literature II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2380 Literature By Women   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2602 Maritime Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
MUH2110 Introduction to Music History and Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Pre-Reqs: MUT1121L AND MUT1121
MUL2380 Popular Music in America   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
MUL1010 Music Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
THE1000 Dramatic Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... Additional Required Courses - 11 Credits  
  SEM HRS  
CHM1025 Introductory to Chemistry   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 AND MAT1033 OR MAC1140 OR MAC2311 OR MAC2233 OR MAP2302 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1105 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2313 OR STA2023 OR MGF2107 OR MGF2106 Conc-Reqs: CHM1025L
CHM1025L Introduction to Chemistry Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: CHM1025
MCB1010 Microbiology   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Pre-Reqs: BSC1085 OR BSC1010 Conc-Reqs: MCB1010L
MCB1010L Microbiology Lab   1.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Conc-Reqs: MCB1010
SYG2000 Introduction to Sociology   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101

Note: It may be necessary for the student to enroll in a developmental English, Math, or Reading course based upon college placement test scores. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses
Course Title    
  SEM HRS  
DEH1002 Preclinical Dental Hygiene   2.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1085 AND BSC1085L AND BSC1086L AND BSC1086 Conc-Reqs: DEH1002L
DEH1002L Preclinical Dental Hygiene Lab   2.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1086L AND BSC1086 AND BSC1085 AND BSC1085L Conc-Reqs: DEH1002
DEH1133 Orofacial Anatomy and Physiology   3.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1086L AND BSC1085 AND BSC1086 AND BSC1085L
DEH16021 Periodontology   3.00 Pre-Reqs: DEH1002 AND DEH1002L AND DES1840
DEH1800 Clinical Dental Hygiene I   2.00 Co-Reqs: DEH1800L Pre-Reqs: DEH1002 AND DES1840 AND DEH1002L
DEH1800L Dental Hygiene Clinic I   2.00 Co-Reqs: DEH1800 Pre-Reqs: DEH1002 AND DEH1002L AND DES1200L AND DES1200
DEH1802 Clinical Dental Hygiene II   2.00 Co-Reqs: DEH1802L Pre-Reqs: DEH1800 AND DEH1800L
DEH1802L Dental Hygiene Clinic II   2.00 Co-Reqs: DEH1802 Pre-Reqs: DEH1800L AND DEH1800
DEH2300 Pharmacology   2.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1086 AND CHM1025L AND BSC1086L AND CHM1025
DEH2400 General and Oral Pathology   2.00 Pre-Reqs: DEH1602 AND BSC1086L AND BSC1086 OR DEH2602
DEH2702 Community Dental Health   2.00 Pre-Reqs: DEH1602 AND DEH2804 OR DEH2602 Conc-Reqs: DEH2702L
DEH2702L Community Dental Health Lab   1.00 Pre-Reqs: DEH1602 AND DEH2804 OR DEH2602 Conc-Reqs: DEH2702
DEH2804 Clinical Dental Hygiene III   2.00 Co-Reqs: DEH2804L Pre-Reqs: DEH1802 AND DEH1802L
DEH2804L Dental Hygiene Clinic III   3.00 Co-Reqs: DEH2804 Pre-Reqs: DEH1802L AND DEH1802
DEH2806 Clinical Dental Hygiene IV   2.00 Co-Reqs: DEH2806L Pre-Reqs: DEH2804 AND DEH2804L
DEH2806L Dental Hygiene Clinic IV   3.00 Co-Reqs: DEH2806 Pre-Reqs: DEH2804 AND DEH2804L
DES1010 Head and Neck Anatomy   2.00 Pre-Reqs: DEH1133
DES1054 Pain Control and Anesthesia   2.00 Pre-Reqs: DES1010
DES1100 Elements of Dental Materials   2.00 Pre-Reqs: DES1832L AND CHM1025 AND CHM1025L OR DES2832L Conc-Reqs: DES1100L
DES1100L Elements of Dental Materials Lab   1.00 Pre-Reqs: DES1832L OR DES2832L Conc-Reqs: DES1100
DES1200 Dental Radiography   2.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1086 AND BSC1086L AND CHM1025L AND CHM1025 Conc-Reqs: DES1200L
DES1200L Dental Radiography Lab   1.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1086 AND BSC1086L AND CHM1025L AND CHM1025 Conc-Reqs: DES1200
DES1832L Expanded Functions for the Dental Hygienist   2.00 Pre-Reqs: DEH1002 AND DEH1002L AND DEH1133
DES1840 Preventive Dentistry   2.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1086 AND BSC1086L AND BSC1085L AND BSC1085
DES2600 Medical and Dental Emergencies   2.00 Pre-Reqs: DEH1802 AND BSC1086 AND BSC1086L

Sample Program of Study
Course Title    
   
... ... PREREQUISITE COURSES  
  SEM HRS  
BSC1085 Human Anatomy and Physiology I   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 AND MAT1033 OR MAC1105 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1140 OR MAC2233 OR MAC2311 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2313 OR MAP2302 OR MGF2106 OR MGF2107 OR STA2023 Conc-Reqs: BSC1085L
BSC1085L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab   1.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Conc-Reqs: BSC1085
BSC1086 Human Anatomy and Physiology II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1085 Conc-Reqs: BSC1086L
BSC1086L Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: BSC1086
CHM1025 Introductory to Chemistry   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 AND MAT1033 OR MAC1140 OR MAC2311 OR MAC2233 OR MAP2302 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1105 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2313 OR STA2023 OR MGF2107 OR MGF2106 Conc-Reqs: CHM1025L
CHM1025L Introduction to Chemistry Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: CHM1025
ENC1101 College Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC0025 AND REA0017
MAC1105 College Algebra   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MAT1033
   
... ... FIRST YEAR: SUMMER SEMESTER (Term B - Six Weeks)  
  SEM HRS  
DEH1133 Orofacial Anatomy and Physiology   3.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1086L AND BSC1085 AND BSC1086 AND BSC1085L
   
... ... FIRST YEAR: FALL SEMESTER  
  SEM HRS  
MCB1010 Microbiology   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Pre-Reqs: BSC1085 OR BSC1010 Conc-Reqs: MCB1010L
MCB1010L Microbiology Lab   1.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Conc-Reqs: MCB1010
DEH1002 Preclinical Dental Hygiene   2.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1085 AND BSC1085L AND BSC1086L AND BSC1086 Conc-Reqs: DEH1002L
DEH1002L Preclinical Dental Hygiene Lab   2.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1086L AND BSC1086 AND BSC1085 AND BSC1085L Conc-Reqs: DEH1002
DES1010 Head and Neck Anatomy   2.00 Pre-Reqs: DEH1133
DES1200 Dental Radiography   2.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1086 AND BSC1086L AND CHM1025L AND CHM1025 Conc-Reqs: DES1200L
DES1200L Dental Radiography Lab   1.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1086 AND BSC1086L AND CHM1025L AND CHM1025 Conc-Reqs: DES1200
DES1840 Preventive Dentistry   2.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1086 AND BSC1086L AND BSC1085L AND BSC1085
   
... ... FIRST YEAR: SPRING SEMESTER  
  SEM HRS  
HUN1201 Human Nutrition   3.00
DEH16021 Periodontology   3.00 Pre-Reqs: DEH1002 AND DEH1002L AND DES1840
DEH1800 Clinical Dental Hygiene I   2.00 Co-Reqs: DEH1800L Pre-Reqs: DEH1002 AND DES1840 AND DEH1002L
DEH1800L Dental Hygiene Clinic I   2.00 Co-Reqs: DEH1800 Pre-Reqs: DEH1002 AND DEH1002L AND DES1200L AND DES1200
DES1054 Pain Control and Anesthesia   2.00 Pre-Reqs: DES1010
DES1832L Expanded Functions for the Dental Hygienist   2.00 Pre-Reqs: DEH1002 AND DEH1002L AND DEH1133
   
... ... FIRST YEAR: SUMMER SEMESTER (Term A - Six Weeks)  
  SEM HRS  
DEH1802 Clinical Dental Hygiene II   2.00 Co-Reqs: DEH1802L Pre-Reqs: DEH1800 AND DEH1800L
DEH1802L Dental Hygiene Clinic II   2.00 Co-Reqs: DEH1802 Pre-Reqs: DEH1800L AND DEH1800
DES1100 Elements of Dental Materials   2.00 Pre-Reqs: DES1832L AND CHM1025 AND CHM1025L OR DES2832L Conc-Reqs: DES1100L
DES1100L Elements of Dental Materials Lab   1.00 Pre-Reqs: DES1832L OR DES2832L Conc-Reqs: DES1100
   
... ... FIRST YEAR: SUMMER SEMESTER (Term B - Six Weeks)  
  SEM HRS  
SPC2608 Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... SECOND YEAR: FALL SEMESTER  
  SEM HRS  
SYG2000 Introduction to Sociology   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
DEH2300 Pharmacology   2.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1086 AND CHM1025L AND BSC1086L AND CHM1025
DEH2400 General and Oral Pathology   2.00 Pre-Reqs: DEH1602 AND BSC1086L AND BSC1086 OR DEH2602
DEH2804 Clinical Dental Hygiene III   2.00 Co-Reqs: DEH2804L Pre-Reqs: DEH1802 AND DEH1802L
DEH2804L Dental Hygiene Clinic III   3.00 Co-Reqs: DEH2804 Pre-Reqs: DEH1802L AND DEH1802
DES2600 Medical and Dental Emergencies   2.00 Pre-Reqs: DEH1802 AND BSC1086 AND BSC1086L
   
... ... SECOND YEAR: SPRING SEMESTER  
  SEM HRS  
PSY1012 General Psychology   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
... ...2 Humanities, Cultural & Aesthetic Core   3.00
DEH2702 Community Dental Health   2.00 Pre-Reqs: DEH1602 AND DEH2804 OR DEH2602 Conc-Reqs: DEH2702L
DEH2702L Community Dental Health Lab   1.00 Pre-Reqs: DEH1602 AND DEH2804 OR DEH2602 Conc-Reqs: DEH2702
DEH2806 Clinical Dental Hygiene IV   2.00 Co-Reqs: DEH2806L Pre-Reqs: DEH2804 AND DEH2804L
DEH2806L Dental Hygiene Clinic IV   3.00 Co-Reqs: DEH2806 Pre-Reqs: DEH2804 AND DEH2804L
   
TOTAL  ...   88.00

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.


Notes 1. DEH 1602 meets the graduation requirement for the basic use of computers for this program.
2. See list of accepted courses listed under General Education Courses.

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