This course provides an introduction to basic business concepts as they relate to being an independent owner and operator of a dental hygiene practice. The course focuses on initial business start-up, on-going practice and continuous improvement of an independently-owned dental hygiene practice. Key concepts include small business administration, financial planning, business planning, marketing, quality assurance, and practice management within the parameters of relevant legislation, codes of ethics and practice standards.
Course code: DHYG 4809
Length: 45 hours
PrerequisitesTerm 7 courses
CorequisitesDHYG 4806, DHYG 4807 and DHYG 4808
* 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.