Spring 2014 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 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, Feb 18-May 02
Th        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17542 
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On-Campus


DAST 112    Registered Dental Assistant Advanced 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, Feb 18-May 02
W         08:00AM-10:15AM LEC T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111           
M         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17544 
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M         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB A.Picache            SCC MAIN RHS 111         17544 Textbook
W         10:30AM-02:20PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17544 Textbook
W         10:30AM-02:20PM LAB A.Picache            SCC MAIN RHS 111         17544 Textbook
W         10:30AM-02:20PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 111         17544 Textbook
M         12:30PM-04:20PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17954 Textbook
M         12:30PM-04:20PM LAB A.Picache            SCC MAIN RHS 111         17954 Textbook
W         10:30AM-02:20PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17954 Textbook
W         10:30AM-02:20PM LAB A.Picache            SCC MAIN RHS 111         17954 Textbook
W         10:30AM-02:20PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 111         17954 Textbook


DAST 115    Registered Dental Assistant Advanced 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 advanced dental assisting duties including coronal polishing, application of pit and fissure sealants, patient assessment, in-office bleaching, and caries detection.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 18-May 02
ThF       08:00AM-11:20AM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 125         17546 
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ThF       08:00AM-11:20AM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 125         17546 Textbook
ThF       08:00AM-11:20AM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 125         17546 Textbook
ThF       08:00AM-11:20AM LAB T.Sherman            SCC MAIN RHS 125         17546 Textbook
F         12:30PM-03:50PM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 125         17546 Textbook
F         12:30PM-03:50PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 125         17546 Textbook
F         12:30PM-03:50PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 125         17546 Textbook
F         12:30PM-03:50PM LAB T.Sherman            SCC MAIN RHS 125         17546 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: administrative procedures, record keeping, scheduling, dental histories, financial arrangements, bookkeeping, insurance procedures, patient communication, patient psychology, and job-finding skills. This course also includes a thorough review of all dental assisting duties allowed by the Dental Board of California and the application process for being a Registered Dental Assistant in California.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 18-May 02
T         12:00PM-03:10PM LEC T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         17547 
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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 principles 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.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 18-May 02
Th        01:30PM-02:35PM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111           
T         08:00AM-11:20AM LAB T.Lane                TBA TBA                 17549 
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Th        03:00PM-06:20PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 110         17549 Textbook
Th        03:00PM-06:20PM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 110         17549 Textbook
T         03:30PM-06:50PM LAB D.Mills              SCC MAIN RHS 110         17550 Textbook
Th        03:00PM-06:20PM LAB M.Randolph            TBA TBA                 17550 Textbook
Th        03:00PM-06:20PM LAB S.Wheeldon            TBA TBA                 17550 Textbook
W         03:00PM-06:20PM LAB D.Mills              SCC MAIN RHS 110         17708 Textbook
Th        03:00PM-06:20PM LAB M.Randolph            TBA TBA                 17708 Textbook
Th        03:00PM-06:20PM LAB S.Wheeldon            TBA TBA                 17708 Textbook
M         05:00PM-08:20PM LAB D.Mills              SCC MAIN RHS 111         17551 Textbook
Th        03:00PM-06:20PM LAB M.Randolph            TBA TBA                 17551 Textbook
Th        03:00PM-06:20PM LAB S.Wheeldon            TBA TBA                 17551 Textbook


DAST 119    Clinical Experience I    2 Units

Prerequisite: DAST 101, 102, 104, and 107 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Dental Assisting program.
Hours: 108 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 21-Feb 13
MTWThF    08:00AM-04:30PM LAB D.Mills               TBA TBA                 17552 
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MTWThF    08:00AM-04:30PM LAB M.Randolph            TBA TBA                 17552 Textbook


DAST 299    Experimental Offering in Dental Assisting    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: See Experimental Offerings

Schedule: Other Term, May 06-May 19
Board Preparation Course
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Randolph            TBA TBA                 20352 
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Board Preparation Course
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Lane                TBA TBA                 20352 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Randolph            TBA TBA                   
2.5 Units - 36 hours lecture, 27 hours laboratory.
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LAB T.Lane                TBA TBA                   
2.5 Units - 36 hours lecture, 27 hours laboratory.
On-Campus

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 11, 2014