This course focuses on the integration and application of independent critical thinking and problem solving in oral health care. The student will develop a research topic on a subject relevant to advanced dental therapy practice which will culminate in one of the following: a scholarly research review paper, an original demonstration project or original research project. A public presentation of the research topic will demonstrate the student¿s knowledge of their subject, provide an opportunity to define their scholarly process and offer peer and professional project evaluation.
Prerequisites: Admission into the Master of Science in Advanced Dental Therapy program. Successful completion of MSADT courses DENH 690.
1 Graduate credit
Effective January 2, 2021 to present
Meets graduation requirements for
- Analyze evidence-based research and literature on oral health care.
- Evaluate various approaches to identify evidence-based solutions to an oral health care problem.
- Develop a scholarly paper on a topic relevant to the advanced dental therapy profession.
- Demonstrate critical thinking and compassionate criticism in self and peer evaluation.