DHYG 240   Dental Public Health* (2 Hours)

Prerequisites : Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program and DHYG 221 with a grade of "C" or higher and DHYG 225 with a grade of "C" or higher and DHYG 232 with a grade of "C" or higher and DHYG 234 with a grade of "C" or higher.

Corequisites: DHYG 245 and DHYG 250.

Prerequisites or corequisites: COMS 120 or COMS 121 or COMS 125.

This course facilitates the student's development as a responsible leader in public health programs. Topics include public health structure and global public health access, statistical procedures for critiquing scientific literature and epidemiology. Course content includes emphasis on the role of the dental hygienist in community health promotion, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation using evidence-based research.