Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-508-107 055302 Dental Hygiene Ethics & Profes
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-508-107 DENTAL HYGIENE ETHICS & PROFESSIONALISM...helps student dental hygienists develop and apply high professional and ethical standards. Students apply the laws that govern the practice of dental hygiene to their work with patients, other members of a dental team and the community. Emphasis is placed on maintaining confidentiality and obtaining informed consent. Students enhance their ability to present a professional appearance. (Co-requisite: 10-508-105 Dental Hygiene Process 1)
Total Credits1
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Differentiate the roles of dental team members
  2. Comply with state and federal laws governing the practice of dental hygiene
  3. Operate within the dental hygiene code of ethics
  4. Maintain professional confidentiality
  5. Relate the importance of informed consent to dental hygiene practice