Spring 2013 Class Schedule (SCC)



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DAST 111    Dental Nutrition and Prevention    1 Unit

Prerequisite: DAST 101, 102, 104, and 107 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Dental Assisting program.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The focus of this course is the study of nutrition from both a whole body concept and its interrelated effects on the oral environment. The students will integrate these concepts with preventive dentistry concepts and the role of the dental assistant in community/public health situations.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 04-May 22
W         02:30PM-03:50PM LEC T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17810 
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On-Campus


DAST 112    Registered Dental Assisting Expanded Duties    3 Units

Prerequisite: DAST 101, 102, 104, 107, and 119 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Dental Assisting program.
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: The course entails the study of the practical applications of advanced four-handed dental techniques. Instruction in California's "Expanded Duty Functions" as defined by the Dental Board of California is part of the course including, but not limited to such functions as, the fabrication of provisional restorations and orthodontic duties.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 04-May 22
W         08:00AM-10:15AM LEC T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111           
M         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17812 
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M         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB T.Sherman            SCC MAIN RHS 111         17812 Textbook
W         10:30AM-02:20PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17812 Textbook
W         10:30AM-02:20PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 111         17812 Textbook
W         10:30AM-02:20PM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111         17812 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         18275 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:50PM LAB T.Sherman            SCC MAIN RHS 111         18275 Textbook
W         10:30AM-02:20PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         18275 Textbook
W         10:30AM-02:20PM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111         18275 Textbook
W         10:30AM-02:20PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 111         18275 Textbook


DAST 115    Advanced Expanded Duty Certifications    2 Units

Prerequisite: DAST 101, 102, 104, 107, and 119 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Dental Assisting program.
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: This course will provide instruction and practice in coronal polishing techniques in the clinical setting. The course also includes the theory and practical application of pit and fissure sealants, patient assessment, ultrasonic scaler for orthodontic procedures, in-office bleaching, and caries detection.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 04-May 22
ThF       08:00AM-11:20AM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 125         17814 
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ThF       08:00AM-11:20AM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 125         17814 Textbook
ThF       08:00AM-11:20AM LAB T.Sherman            SCC MAIN RHS 125         17814 Textbook
ThF       08:00AM-11:20AM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 125         17814 Textbook
F         12:30PM-03:50PM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 125         17814 Textbook
F         12:30PM-03:50PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 125         17814 Textbook
F         12:30PM-03:50PM LAB T.Sherman            SCC MAIN RHS 125         17814 Textbook
F         12:30PM-03:50PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 125         17814 Textbook


DAST 116    Practice Management for the Dental Assistant    2 Units

Prerequisite: DAST 101, 102, 104, 107, and 119 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Dental Assisting program.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: Practice Management includes the principles of dental office management including: secretarial procedures, record keeping, dental histories, financial arrangements, bookkeeping, insurance procedures, patient communication, patient psychology, and job-finding skills.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 04-May 22
T         11:30AM-02:40PM LEC T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17815 
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On-Campus


DAST 117     Dental Imaging    2 Units

Prerequisite: DAST 101, 102, 104, 107, and 119 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Dental Assisting program.
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: Advanced Dental Imaging includes advanced principals in obtaining and processing digital dental images for dental radiology, intra-oral and extra-oral photography for patient assessment and practice enhancement, and obtaining intra-oral images for computer-aided design (CAD) milled restorations, including manipulation and fabrication.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 04-May 22
Th        12:00PM-01:05PM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111           
T         08:00AM-11:20AM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17817 
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Th        01:15PM-04:35PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17817 Textbook
Th        01:15PM-04:35PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 111         17817 Textbook
T         03:00PM-06:20PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 111         17818 Textbook
Th        01:15PM-04:35PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 111         17818 Textbook
Th        01:15PM-04:35PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17818 Textbook
W         04:00PM-07:20PM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111         17987 Textbook
Th        01:15PM-04:35PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 111         17987 Textbook
Th        01:15PM-04:35PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17987 Textbook
M         05:00PM-08:20PM LAB T.Sherman            SCC MAIN RHS 111         17819 Textbook
Th        01:15PM-04:35PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 111         17819 Textbook
Th        01:15PM-04:35PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17819 Textbook


DAST 119    Clinical Experience I    3 Units

Prerequisite: DAST 101, 102, 104, and 107 with grades of "C" or better.
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Dental Assisting program.
Hours: 240 hours LAB
Description: This course involves performance of dental assisting duties in an assigned dental clinic or private office during a full-time (40 hours/week) clinical affiliation of six weeks. Students will meet for six hours of seminar. This course is graded on a Pass/No Pass basis.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 22-Mar 01
MTWThF    08:00AM-04:30PM LAB D.Corgiat             TBA TBA                 17820 
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MTWThF    08:00AM-04:30PM LAB M.Randolph            TBA TBA                 17820 Textbook

Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013