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.

Rules & Requirements  
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.

Rules & Requirements  
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.

Rules & Requirements  
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.

Rules & Requirements  
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.

Rules & Requirements  
Grading Status: Letter grade.  
DHED 753.  Advanced Intraoral Functions.  3 Credits.  
Rules & Requirements  
Grading Status: Letter grade.  
DHED 754.  Advanced Intraoral Functions (Periodontics).  3 Credits.  
Rules & Requirements  
Grading Status: Letter grade.  
DHED 760.  Seminar in Education and Research.  1 Credits.  

This course is designed to provide knowledge and stimulate discussion about pertinent topics in dental and allied dental education and research.

Rules & Requirements  
Grading Status: Letter grade.  
DHED 774.  Personnel Management Seminar.  2 Credits.  
Rules & Requirements  
Grading Status: Letter grade.  
DHED 834.  Dental Management Seminar.  4 Credits.  
Rules & Requirements  
Grading Status: Letter grade.  
DHED 836.  Advanced/Clinical Teaching.  3 Credits.  
Rules & Requirements  
Grading Status: Letter grade.  
DHED 837.  Internship.  6-9 Credits.  

This full semester internship provides the student with the opportunity to student teach in an allied dental program.

Rules & Requirements  
Grading Status: Letter grade.  
DHED 860.  Seminar in Education and Research.  1 Credits.  
Rules & Requirements  
Grading Status: Letter grade.  
DHED 896.  Independent Study in Dental Hygiene Education.  1-4 Credits.  
Rules & Requirements  
Repeat Rules: May be repeated for credit.   
Grading Status: Letter grade.  
DHED 992.  Master's (Non-Thesis).  3 Credits.  

Individual research under the direction of a mentor with the intention of publication. Completion of a manuscript and submission is a requirement for an MS degree.

Rules & Requirements  
Repeat Rules: May be repeated for credit.   
DHED 993.  Master's Research and Thesis.  3 Credits.  

Individual research under the direction of a mentor and committee. Completion of a thesis for an MS degree is required.

Rules & Requirements  
Repeat Rules: May be repeated for credit.