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Subject:

Dental Hygiene

Title:

DENHY-124 Fundamentals of Radiology for the Dental Hygienist - (LR) - 2 Units

Instructor:

Powers, Pamela

Prerequisite: DENHY 101 and CHEM 108 or equivalent



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

DENHY-124

1747

M

1:00-2:00pm

LHS-107

2 Units

Full Term

2:00-4:50pm

LHS-104


Catalog Course Description
DENHY-124 Fundamentals of Radiology for the Dental Hygienist
2 - 2 Units LR
Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
Prerequisite: DENHY 101 and CHEM 108 or equivalent
The study of radiology includes principles of radiation physics, biology, radiation safety, imaging theory, analysis of radiographs and quality assurance. The course focuses on application of the principles of radiology for assessment of the teeth and surrounding structures as an integral component of dental hygiene care and for use in collaborating with other dental professionals to ensure comprehensive oral health care. Contemporary alternative imaging modalities will also be discussed. The laboratory component includes development of values, attitudes and skills to produce radiographs of the highest technical quality with minimum client and operator exposure. CSU

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