DENT-141 - Community Dental Health

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: DENT 100, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 140, 142, Part 1 of DENT 154 and DENT PRAC #1 Delivery Method: On-campus Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/DENT141.pdf

This course focuses on health promotion messages in the context of community health care. Students have the opportunity to prepare and present educational sessions to the public, while under the supervision of a licensed instructor. Certified Dental Assistants often provide nutritional and oral health counseling within a dental office or in a public health setting. Students also learn about caring for geriatric patients and people with disabilities.