Spring 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)



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DHYG 100    Introduction to Dental Hygiene    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the practice of Dental Hygiene. Topics include vital signs, dental terminology, infection control, study strategies, and the expectations and concerns of the dental hygiene professional.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Dunne              SCC MAIN Online          16709 
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Online Class. If you are enrolled in this course, you will be able to log on to D2L.losrios.edu one week before class begins. Follow the instructions to access DHYG 100 using your Los Rios I.D. and your password. Read the section on Basic Course Information and any information in the "NEWS" section of D2L. The 5 course lessons will be made available after the beginning of the spring semester. Please be advised that students will be required to complete a final examination on campus on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 3:30pm in room Rodda Hall South - 110. DHYG 100 does not have an orientation session in the spring. For more information, please contact Michael Dunne at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/dunnem.


DHYG 111    Clinical Dental Hygiene I    4 Units

Prerequisite: DHYG 101, 103, 104, 107, and 109 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the dental hygiene program.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This is the clinical practice of oral prophylaxis through practical applications of procedures learned in DHYG 101. In clinic, students demonstrate various procedures on each other before applying them to patients: children over 5 years old and young adults. Techniques in patient education will be practiced. The lecture includes the rationale for more difficult traditional dental hygiene skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
T         08:00AM-08:50AM LEC C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 111         18578 
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Th        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 110         18578 Textbook
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB A.Malick             SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB C.Difrancesco        SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Greenshields       SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB J.Resler             SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB C.Difrancesco        SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB L.Greenshields       SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB M.Peterson           SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB J.Resler             SCC MAIN RHS 125           


DHYG 112    Periodontics I    2 Units

Prerequisite: DHYG 101, 103, 104, 107, and 109 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the dental hygiene program.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This is a course in periodontics which includes the identification of the normal periodontium and recognition of deviations from normal. It includes the etiology and principles of periodontal disease, examination procedures, treatment, and preventive measures.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
F         10:00AM-11:40AM LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110         18580 
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On-Campus


DHYG 113    Embryology- Head and Neck Anatomy    2 Units

Prerequisite: DHYG 101, 103, 104, 107, and 109 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the dental hygiene program.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This is a course of oral anatomy designed for the study of the head and neck structures or group of structures in relation to their function for the clinical practice of dental hygiene especially the areas pertaining to local anesthesia. Extra time outside of class may be required for professional meetings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
F         12:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 111         18581 
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On-Campus


DHYG 117    Dental Radiology    3 Units

Prerequisite: DHYG 101, 103, 104, 107, and 109 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the dental hygiene program.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Topics in this course include the principles of dental radiology, including laboratory experience and clinical application of procedures involved in exposing, processing, interpreting, and evaluating dental radiographs. Extra time outside the normal school schedule may be required for field trips, conventions, and community projects.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
T         01:00PM-02:40PM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111           
M         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB H.Munoz              SCC MAIN RHS 120         18583 
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W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB H.Munoz              SCC MAIN RHS 120         18585 Textbook
Th        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Greenshields       SCC MAIN RHS 120         18584 Textbook
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LAB H.Munoz              SCC MAIN RHS 120         18586 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB H.Munoz              SCC MAIN RHS 120         19011 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the five Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.


DHYG 141    Clinical Dental Hygiene IV    4 Units

Prerequisite: DHYG 131, 132, 134, 135, 138, and 139 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the dental hygiene program.
Hours: 216 hours LAB
Description: This course is the continued clinical experience in performing oral prophylaxis, oral roentgenographic surveys, charting cases, and patient education. The clinical experience is related to all aspects of dentistry.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
M         08:00AM-11:25AM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 
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M         08:00AM-11:25AM LAB M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
M         08:00AM-11:25AM LAB A.Malick             SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
M         08:00AM-11:25AM LAB D.Ocegueda           SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
M         08:00AM-11:25AM LAB K.Kan                SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB A.Malick             SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB J.Resler             SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Ocegueda           SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Peterson           SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB C.Difrancesco        SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB D.Ocegueda           SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Peterson           SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB D.Ocegueda           SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 125         18587 Textbook


DHYG 145    Clinic Seminar II    1 Unit

Prerequisite: DHYG 131, 132, 134, 135, 138, and 139 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the dental hygiene program.
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction in nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia and caries detection. Students develop their critical thinking skills through the discussion of problems and special interest cases encountered in clinical experience. There will be presentations from outside speakers. Extra time outside the normal school schedule is required for students to participate in such activities as dental health faire screenings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Th        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB M.Peterson           SCC MAIN RHS 110         18588 
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On-Campus

Th        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110         18588 Textbook
On-Campus

Th        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 110         18588 Textbook
On-Campus


DHYG 149    Ethics, Jurisprudence and Dental Hygiene Practice    2 Units

Prerequisite: DHYG 131, 132, 143, 135, 138, and 139 with grades of "C" or better.
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Dental Hygiene Program.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is the study of the fundamental factors necessary to be employed and practice within the ethical and legal framework of the California State Dental Practice Act and the code of ethics of the American Dental Hygienists' Association. Extra time outside the normal school schedule may be required to complete projects and assignments.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
M         12:30PM-02:35PM LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110         18589 
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On-Campus


DHYG 295    Independent Studies in Dental Hygiene    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations.
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Dental Hygiene program.
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide a mechanism for current dental hygiene students to complete independent studies in dental hygiene education.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Minter              TBA TBA                 19304 
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On-Campus

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012