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Subject:

Dental Assisting

Title:

DENTL-175 Infection Control and Theories of Dental Assisting - (LR) - 3 Units

Instructor:

Pohley, Colleen

Prerequisite: DENTL-120 or equivalent

Recom: Eligibility for ENGL-122 or equivalent Limitation on enrollment: Acceptance into the DVC Dental Assisting program, including current TB clearance, hepatitis immunization and/or titer, tetanus vaccination, malpractice insurance, and current CPR certificate (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Pr

Note: Attendance at the Registered Dental Assisting Orientation (DENTL 150A), May 27 and May 31, 2014 is mandated for the program enrollment.



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

DENTL-175

3205

F

8:00-10:50am

LHS-110

3 Units

Full Term

F

11:00-12:50pm

LHS-114


Catalog Course Description
DENTL-175 Infection Control/Oral Documentation/ Theories of Dental Assisting
3 - 3 Units LR
Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
Prerequisite: DENTL 120 and current American Heart Association or American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) with Defibrillator Certificate or equivalents
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 122 or equivalent Note: Current enrollment in the DVC Registered Dental Assisting program, current TB clearance, hepatitis immunization and/or titer, tetanus vaccination, malpractice insurance, and current CPR certificate (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider
Note: Current enrollment in the DVC Registered Dental Assisting program, current TB clearance, hepatitis immunization and/or titer, tetanus vaccination, malpractice insurance, and current CPR certificate (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider with AED) are required.
Emphasis will be placed on clinical infection control procedures (disinfection, instrument processing and sterilization, waste disposal, types of diseases of particular concern to the dental team, prevention of disease transmission), related national and state regulatory and advisory agencies, and related legal and ethical concerns. Topics also include: documenting medical/dental health histories; taking and recording vital signs; microbiology of dental decay and application of its relationship to the principles of oral hygiene; dental health related diet and nutrition; oral inspection, documentation, and dental charting; orientation to the roles, functions and duties of the members of the dental team, as governed by the Dental Bureau of California and the California Dental Practice Act, and; career pathways of dental assisting, professionalism, dental specialties, and professional dental organizations. CSU

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