ERIC Number: EJ425885
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Current Status and Future Trends in Dental Hygiene Education.
Burke, Sherry W.
Journal of Dental Education, v55 n3 p204-08 Mar 1991
A discussion of the state of dental hygiene education looks at the practitioner supply and demand, enrollment trends, student characteristics, changes in admissions and program design, necessary curriculum expansion, financial pressures on institutions, manpower shortages in dentistry in general, and lack of innovation in recent years. (MSE)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Curriculum Development, Dental Hygienists, Dental Schools, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Trends, Financial Problems, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Labor Supply, Professional Education, Student Characteristics, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A