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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

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 Provider with AED).

Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL-122 or equivalent

Note: This course meets the eligibility requirements for the certificate in Infection Control and the California Dental Practice Act required by the state for unlicensed Dental Assistants.

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 and Theories of Dental Assisting
3 unit(s)        LR
  • 36 hours Lecture/54 hours Laboratory per term
  • Prerequisite: DENTL-120 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 Provider with AED).
  • Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL-122 or equivalent
  • Note: This course meets the eligibility requirements for the certificate in Infection Control and the California Dental Practice Act required by the state for unlicensed Dental Assistants.
 
This course introduces the student to microbiology, infectious diseases, immunity and infection control in the dental office. Topics 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. CSU

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