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¿Qué aprenderé?

The Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene requires two years of liberal arts study, with a minimum of 60 semester hours, followed by two years of study focusing on basic and dental sciences, dental hygiene science and theory, community health and pre-clinical and clinical experiences. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible for national, regional and state board licensing examinations. Classes enter once each year in the fall semester.

Learning outcomes

Upon completing this program, students will know and know how to do the following:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the legal and ethical practice of dental hygiene, demonstrating integrity, honesty and confidentiality with colleagues, patients and the community
  • Demonstrate competence in interpersonal and communication skills and in the evaluation, synthesis and application of information and technology as resources in contemporary dental hygiene practice
  • Systematically collect, accurately record and analyze data on the general, oral and psychosocial health status of a variety of patients using methods consistent with medico-ethico-legal principles
  • Use critical-thinking and decision-making skills to reach conclusions about the patient’s dental hygiene treatment needs based on an analysis of all available assessment data and evidence from current scientific literature
  • Collaborate with the patient, guardian and/or other health care professionals to formulate an individualized comprehensive dental hygiene care plan based on assessment findings and the dental hygiene diagnosis
  • Provide and implement specialized care that includes educational, preventive and therapeutic services designed to minimize risk and optimize oral health as well as assist the patient in achieving and maintaining oral health goals
  • Evaluate the outcomes of dental hygiene care, which occur throughout the process of care, and modify as necessary
  • Initiate and assume responsibility for health promotion and disease prevention activities for diverse populations in a variety of settings

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

School of Dentistry

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (TWO YEARS OF LIBERAL ARTS STUDY, WITH A MINIMUM OF 60 SEMESTER HOURS)

Costos de estudio
US$32.742,00 por año

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Aplicaciones hasta

1 June 2022

Fecha de inicio

Esperado Enero 2023

Lugar

School of Dentistry

Lyons Dental Building,

520 North 12th Street, Fourth floor,

RICHMOND,

Virginia,

23298, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Admission to a Virginia Commonwealth University undergraduate degree program requires graduation from a secondary school or the equivalent (lyceum, senior middle school, university preparatory school, completion of GCSE exams, Standard 12 graduation, etc.), which typically consists of at least 12 years beyond kindergarten. Your secondary education should be the type that would prepare you for entrance to a recognized university in your home country.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Admission to a Virginia Commonwealth University undergraduate degree program requires graduation from a secondary school or the equivalent (lyceum, senior middle school, university preparatory school, completion of GCSE exams, Standard 12 graduation, etc.), which typically consists of at least 12 years beyond kindergarten. Your secondary education should be the type that would prepare you for entrance to a recognized university in your home country. English Language Scores: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 70 IBT for undergraduates; International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6.0 for undergraduates; Pearson Test of English: 53 for undergraduates. Application Deadlines - Fall semester: June 1; Spring semester: Oct 1.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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Acerca de Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University es una de las top 100 universidades de investigación y la Escuela Pública de Posgrado en Artes N° 1 en EE.UU.

  • En el top 3 de las universidades investigativas en Virginia.
  • Becas patrocinadas crecieron 21% en 10 años.
  • 1.600 estudiantes internacionales de 108 países.
  • Campus de 173 acres en el centro de Richmond.

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