Kimberlee A. Zitek

Residential Faculty - Dental Hygiene

Program Director :

Allied Health

Office: RDM-S Saguaro - Room: S266

480-654-7267 (alt)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 4:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Online

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Classes Taught

Spring 2024

DHE133 Dental Hygiene Clinic I 3 Credits

Application of the dental hygiene process of care with emphasis on assessment, planning, and implementation. Introduction to evaluation of dental hygiene therapy.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DHE120 and admission to the Dental Hygiene Program. Corequisites: DHE132 and current CPR card.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29143
MC OFFSITE

AZ School Dental/Oral Health

In Person
Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoTuWe
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Class Ended

DHE219 Practice Management 2 Credits

Integration of practice management concepts and comprehensive quality patient care in preparation for future collaborative practice between dental hygienists and dentists. Students are challenged with practice situations including productivity, conflict management, ethical and legal issues.

Prerequisites: Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26485
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
Tu
1:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Class Ended

DHE233 Dental Hygiene Clinic III 5 Credits

Application of the dental hygiene process of care with emphasis on diverse populations. Students prepare for clinical practice using self assessment, evaluation and critical thinking skills.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (DHE212 and DHE213) and admission to the Dental Hygiene Program. Corequisites: DHE232.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26488
MC OFFSITE

AZ School Dental/Oral Health

In Person
Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoTuWeTh
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Class Ended

Spring Flex Start 2024

DHE132 Dental Hygiene Theory I 3 Credits

Study of the dental hygiene process of care with emphasis on assessment, planning and implementation. Topics include instrumentation, adjunct dental hygiene services, instrument sharpening, computer technology, dental specialties and professional accountability.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (DHE120 and admission to the Dental Hygiene Program) or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: DHE133.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28335
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/22/2024 - 05/10/2024
Mo
1:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Class Ended

28336
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/22/2024 - 05/10/2024
Mo
1:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Class Ended

31231
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/22/2024 - 05/10/2024
Mo
1:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Class Ended

Summer 2024

DHE227 Dental Anesthesia 2 Credits

A comprehensive lecture and laboratory course providing concepts and techniques for the administration of local anesthetic agents and nitrous oxide. Experience gained in medical history review, electronic recordkeeping, patient management, and hands-on experience administering local anesthetics and nitrous oxide in a clinical setting.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DHE119.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15202
MC OFFSITE

AZ School Dental/Oral Health

Hybrid
Lab
07/08/2024 - 07/18/2024
MoTuWeTh
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: kimberlee.zitek@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15202 must also register for .

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