Pharmacology for DH Care
Students examine pharmaceuticals used to treat general and oral health conditions, including the regulatory requirements for prescribing and dispensing. The impact of prescribed and over-the-counter medication on oral structures is discussed. Students explore pain management options available for use during dental hygiene care and the impact of a client's medication history on treatment planning.
Prerequisites(Post Secondary level DENT 1016 Dental Hygiene Process Minimum Grade of P
or Post Secondary level DENT 1055 Pre-Clinical Dental Hygiene 2 Minimum Grade of P)
and Post Secondary level BIOL 1002 Anatomy and Physiology - Adv. Minimum Grade of 50
and (Post Secondary level DENT 2019 Intro to Clinical CH Minimum Grade of P
or Post Secondary level DENT 2025 Clinical DH - Introduction Minimum Grade of P)
Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.
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