Spring 2015 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 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN Online          16212 
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Online Class. If you are enrolled in this course, you will be able to log on to D2L.losrios.edu when the semester begins on January 17, 2015. Follow the instructions to access DHYG 100 using your Los Rios I.D. and your password.
Orientation: The mandatory orientation is Thursday, January 22, 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm in RHS 110. Students will also be required to complete a final examination on campus on Thursday, March 19, 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm in RHS 110. For more information, please contact Melissa Fellman at fellmam@scc.losrios.edu.


DHYG 111    Clinical Dental Hygiene I    4 Units

Prerequisite: DHYG 103 and 107 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 17-May 20
Th        09:30AM-11:35AM LEC B.Partido            SCC MAIN RHS 110         17492 
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T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB B.Partido            SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB C.Jones              SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB S.McLearan           SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB D.Quiggle            SCC MAIN RHS 125           
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB N.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB B.Partido            SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Jones              SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.McLearan           SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB D.Quiggle            SCC MAIN RHS 125           
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB N.Korp               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 17-May 20
F         11:15AM-01:05PM LEC M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 110         17494 
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On-Campus


DHYG 113    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 in 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
M         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 110         17495 
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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 17-May 20
T         02:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 110           
M         08:00AM-11:15AM LAB C.Jones              SCC MAIN RHS 120         17497 
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W         07:30AM-10:35AM LAB S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 120         17499 Textbook
F         01:15PM-04:20PM LAB D.Ocegueda           SCC MAIN RHS 120         17498 Textbook
W         10:55AM-02:00PM LAB S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 120         17500 Textbook
F         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB D.Ocegueda           SCC MAIN RHS 120         17739 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 provides continuing clinical experience in performing oral prophylaxis, oral radiographic surveys, charting cases, and patient education. The clinical experience is related to all aspects of dentistry.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
M         08:00AM-11:25AM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 
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M         08:00AM-11:25AM LAB S.Wallace            SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 Textbook
M         08:00AM-11:25AM LAB S.McLearan           SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:25PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:25PM LAB M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:25PM LAB C.Jones              SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:25PM LAB D.Quiggle            SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:25PM LAB N.Korp               SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Peterson           SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB S.McLearan           SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB D.Ocegueda           SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Peterson           SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB D.Ocegueda           SCC MAIN RHS 125         17501 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Th        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB M.Peterson           SCC MAIN RHS 111         17502 
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On-Campus

Th        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB M.Fellman            SCC MAIN RHS 111         17502 Textbook
On-Campus

Th        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB D.Ocegueda           SCC MAIN RHS 111         17502 Textbook
On-Campus

Th        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Minter             SCC MAIN RHS 111         17502 Textbook
On-Campus


DHYG 149    Ethics, Jurisprudence and Dental Hygiene Practice    2 Units

Prerequisite: DHYG 131, 132, 134, 135, 138, and 139 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment into 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 17-May 20
T         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC C.Minter             SCC MAIN MOH 1           17503 
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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 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Fellman             TBA TBA                 17872 
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On-Campus

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 14, 2015