Experiential Learning, 120 hours over 12 weeks, scheduled at your preferred times and days of the week.
The CHDC student will demonstrate practical application of the Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC) skills in your community. Approximately 40 hours of the 120 are application of administrative knowledge and skills required to organize, develop and manage integrated dental care in community-based clinics within practice standards. 80 hours are outreach activities scheduled by you.
Outreach activities include providing educational events on smoking cessation, oral health and hygiene at public events like festivals and/or healthcare, senior care or school locations; performing flouride treatments, and/or and oral screenings.