Doctoral dental hygiene education: insights from a review of nursing literature and program websites.

@article{Ortega2014DoctoralDH,
  title={Doctoral dental hygiene education: insights from a review of nursing literature and program websites.},
  author={Elena Lazkano Ortega and Margaret M. Walsh},
  journal={Journal of dental hygiene : JDH},
  year={2014},
  volume={88 1},
  pages={
          5-12
        }
}
PURPOSE Because dental hygiene education has had a similar trajectory as nursing education, this critical review addressed the question "What can the dental hygiene discipline learn from the nursing experience in their development of doctoral education?" Information on admission and degree requirements, modes of instruction, and program length and cost was collected from the websites associated with 112 of 125 PhD nursing programs nationally, and 174 of 184 Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP… CONTINUE READING