This course enables students to develop foundational research principles to design a research proposal that contributes to and informs the knowledge base of dental hygiene practice. This includes understanding various research methodologies, research ethics principles, how to navigate efficiently through diverse resources and databases, procedures for data collection and data analysis. Students will practice developing focused and meaningful questions about practice issues impacting the way dental hygiene services are provided. This course prepares learners to engage in implementation of their research proposal in the Research 2 course.
Course code: DHYG 4707
Length: 63 hours
PrerequisitesTerm 6 courses
CorequisitesDHYG 4705, DHYG 4706, and DHYG 4708
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.