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Duration

90 weeks

Tuition

$33,428

  London

Sep 6-May 24

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Hybrid

Credential

Diploma

Year Founded

1967

Scholarships

no

This program prepares students to practice as primary oral health care providers in a variety of practice environments, including clinical, education, health promotion and research. Dental hygienists are preventive specialists who provide oral health services based on scientific knowledge and a client-centred model of care.  Program emphasis is on preparing students to function within their scope of practice, in a collaborative manner, with the client, the community and other health care providers. Seminars, case presentations, community health practicums, and the clinical setting contribute towards developing a professional committed to the principles of quality assurance and continued competency.

Graduates of this program must successfully complete the National Dental Hygiene Certification Examination to be eligible for registration by the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. This program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada.

What You’ll Learn

  • Practice in a professional and competent manner within the defined scope of practice and consistent with current regulations and standards of practice.
  • Evaluate clients’ oral health status using determinants of health and risk analysis to identify needs, justify treatment decisions and provide appropriate referrals to other health care professionals as required.
  • Design, implement and evaluate a range of primary, interceptive, therapeutic, preventative, and on-going oral health care services to meet the unique needs of clients.
  • Analyze oral health issues in need of advocacy, identify networks and promote actions that will support change and facilitate access to care.
  • Identify, select, implement and evaluate quality assurance standards and protocols which contribute to a safe and effective working environment.
  • Establish and maintain professional and interprofessional relationships which contribute to client care safety and positive health care outcomes.
  • Facilitate the development of specific oral health attitudes, knowledge, skills, and behaviours in clients by selecting and utilizing principles of teaching and learning.
  • Develop and present a model for a DH practice that addresses relevant business principles, current legislation and standards of practice.

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Student Reviews (2)

Fanshawe College

Advanced Filmmaking at Fanshawe

Mitchell Brhelle

London • January 25, 2021

Graduated From

Film & Television Production

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars

As a university graduate, the Advanced Filmmaking program at Fanshawe was an incredibly welcome change of pace. It’s allowed me to focus on the hands-on aspect of filmmaking that I did not have the chance to learn while in University. The shift from ...

As a university graduate, the Advanced Filmmaking program at Fanshawe was an incredibly welcome change of pace. It’s allowed me to focus on the hands-on aspect of filmmaking that I did not have the chance to learn while in University. The shift from reading theories and essay writing to producing content and connecting with my fellow filmmakers was exactly what I needed.

The environment of AFM is a lot more intimate than the university experience. You are always working in groups to create projects and receiving constant feedback from the professors. If you want to learn the ins and outs making a film, and meet the people who are going to help you do it, there is no better place to go than Fanshawe’s Advanced Filmmaking program.

Fanshawe College

Fanshawe Filmmaking

John Hofman

London • October 28, 2020

Graduated From

Film & Television Production

Overall:

4 out of 5

Instructors:

3 stars

Curriculum:

3 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars
I did film at Fanshawe and it delivered what it promised. Some of my instructors were awesome while others were so-so. I grew up in London and stayed close to home but realized after I was in the program that there are other schools in Toronto that have a...

I did film at Fanshawe and it delivered what it promised. Some of my instructors were awesome while others were so-so. I grew up in London and stayed close to home but realized after I was in the program that there are other schools in Toronto that have a better reputation. Also people talk about Fanshawe's "slacker vibe", but you don't have to fall into that trap. You can find slackers at every school. In the end, I have a stable job in my field and I live in Toronto. So no regrets, but make sure you put in the work and start networking from Day One.

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