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Subject:

Dental Assisting

Title:

DENTL-150A Orientation to the Registered Dental Assisting Program - (P/NP) - .5 Unit

Instructor:

Boyd, Linda

Recom Preparation: Students must register for this course prior to attending. Late add codes will not be distributed.

Note: Each student must attend the lecture and one of the two labs to be eligible for the acceptance into the Registered Dental Assisting Program.



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

DENTL-150A

3553

T

3:00-8:50pm

LHS-217

.5 Unit

5/27 - 5/31

S

8:30-11:20am

LHS-102


Catalog Course Description
DENTL-150A Orientation to the Registered Dental Assisting Program
0.5 - 0.5 Units P/NP
Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
Recommended Preparation: Students must register for this course prior to attending. Late add codes will not be distributed.
Note: DENTL-150A Orientation to the Registered Dental Assisting Program is equivalent to the DENTL-120 Orientation to the Registered Dental Assistant Course and is a prerequisite to the Registered Dental Assisting Program. Students who complete this course with Passing (P) grade will be entered into the state mandated lottery system for admission into the program. Students are advised that they must complete health requirements and a CPR course for health professionals prior to the fall semester.
This course is for all students interested in enrolling into the registered dental assisting program. The orientation course will provide the student with detailed enrollment information and the health protocol standards for the registered dental assistant student. Emphasis will be placed on laboratory asepsis, infection control and disease transmission. Information will be given on the supplies and equipment needed for disease prevention in compliance with regularity agencies such as the Dental Board of California, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Career pathways of dental assisting, registered dental assisting, professionalism, malpractice insurance and dental assisting organizations will be discussed. Guidelines from the Dental Practice Act Rules and Regulations will be presented in relationship to the dental assistant, registered dental assistant, and the registered dental assistant in extended functions. An overview of dental terminology, introduction to clinical instrumentation skills and areas of planning and time management for the registered dental assistant student. CSU

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