NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    Aug 19, 2022  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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DHYG 2305 - Clinical Dental Technology

This course prepares the dental hygiene student to utilize the dental computer program Eagle Soft required in the Sheridan College Dental Hygiene Clinic. Competence in this technology equips graduates to move on to operate similar dental software used by various dental practices.

DHYG 2470 Orientation to Dental Hygiene, DHYG 2300 Pre-clinical Dental Hygiene

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of DYHG 2305 Clinical Dental Technology , the student will:

  1. Obtain electronic signatures for legal documents explaining HIPAA and clinical protocols for clients.
  2. Develop client records including personal contact information and preferred providers.
  3. Explain importance of accurate, complete client assessment and records.
  4. Create additional required clinical documents using the tool SmartDocs within Eagle Soft.
  5. Enter proposed dental hygiene services using Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature coding.
  6. Validate quality assurance of comprehensive dental care completion with chart audit documentation.

Credits: 1

Instructional Method Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 hour/week

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