This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas Regents public postsecondary institutions. Additional courses may also be eligible for transfer. Please visit a JCCC counselor or the JCCC Registrar's office, and the Transfer Kansas portal to learn more.
DHYG 142 Dental Radiography* (2 Hours)
Prerequisites : Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program.
This course prepares the dental hygiene student to expose, process and critique intra and extra oral radiographs for clinical practice. Emphasis is placed on technique and individual patient radiographic need using standardized As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) concepts. Students process, mount and evaluate radiographs for diagnostic value associated with patient care. Radiation production, biology and safety are required for students to make informed decisions and adjustments for optimum patient care.