Professional Bachelor of Dental Hygiene, Dental Hygienist
Language of instruction of a study programme Lithuanian
Place of delivery of a study programme Health Care and Social Welfare Faculty, Utena
Objective(s) of a study programme
To prepare high quality dental hygienists that are able to examine and assess patients' condition of the mouth and teeth, to independently provide patients with personal and professional oral hygiene services, teach and consult patients/clients to healthy lifestyle and oral care, introduce new prevention methods of oral and dental diseases based on research and cooperation with other personal health care specialists.
Methods of assessment of learning achievements
The most common form of assessment in the College is an exam or project, depending on the results of the study programme. The results of College students' are assessed by the ten-grade assessment system. The form of the exam of general subjects is combined (written questioning, oral questioning, tests, etc.), and the form of exam of specialty subjects that develop special subject competencies is an objective structured clinical situation with the help of simulation and/or dummy "patients".
Study subjects (modules), practical training:
General College Study Subjects
Professional Environment, Professional Language, Safety of Human. Subjects in the Study Field
Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology, Microbiology & Infection Control in Dentistry, Fundamentals of Health Education, Fundamentals of Health Education, Fundamentals of Oral Histology and Embryology, Medical & Communication Psychology, Prevention of Oral and Dental Diseases, Basics of subjects, Pharmacology & Phytotherapy, Periodontology and Oral Mucosal Diseases, Biochemistry, Biochemistry, Immunology & Genetics Basics, Pre-clinical Work with Phantoms, Basics of Clinical Subjects, Emergency Medical Aid, Applied Research & Fundamental Epidemiology, Clinical Odontology and Anesthesia, Professional Oral Hygiene & Clinical Practice, Procedures Performed by a Dental Hygienist, Geriatric Patients' Oral Care, Professional Oral Hygiene for Different Groups of Patients.
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