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2018-19 ATSU University Catalog 
    
2018-19 ATSU University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MDOH 5005 - Introduction to Oral Health Concepts


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This course introduces the student to the fundamental concepts of infection control, prevention and oral hygiene instruction, and basic dental assisting skills. It focuses on the preparation for and delivery of dental care with adherence to the principles of interpersonal communication, professional behavior, HIPAA compliance and ethics. Upon the completion of this course, the student will possess the fundamental knowledge and skills to assist with oral-health related community outreach programs and events. The didactic and clinical components of this course are designed to increase the integration of acquired knowledge with hands-on learning, application of critical thinking skills and self-assessment.