Spring 2018 Class Schedule (SCC)



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DAST 100    Introduction to Dental Assisting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the practice of dental assisting. Topics include dental terminology, infection control, study strategies, and the expectations and concerns of the allied dental health professional.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 13-Apr 24

T12:30PM-03:20PMLECM.RandolphSCC MAIN RHS 11119259Textbook
On-Campus


DAST 111    Dental Patient Education    1 Unit

Prerequisite: DAST 101, 102, 103, 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 and public health situations.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 12-Apr 27

T08:00AM-09:20AMLECT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 11117769Textbook
On-Campus


DAST 112    Registered Dental Assistant Advanced Duties    3 Units

Prerequisite: DAST 101, 102, 103, 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: This course includes the practical application of advanced dental assisting duties as defined by the Dental Board of California.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 12-Apr 27

T09:30AM-11:45AMLECT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 111
M08:00AM-11:50AMLABT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 11117771Textbook
M08:00AM-11:50AMLABS.WheeldonSCC MAIN RHS 11117771Textbook
Th12:30PM-04:20PMLABT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 11117771Textbook
Th12:30PM-04:20PMLABT.MortimerSCC MAIN RHS 11117771Textbook
M12:30PM-04:20PMLABT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 11118036Textbook
M12:30PM-04:20PMLABS.WheeldonSCC MAIN RHS 11118036Textbook
Th12:30PM-04:20PMLABT.MortimerSCC MAIN RHS 11118036Textbook

DAST 113    Advanced Patient Assessment and Dental Imaging    2 Units

Prerequisite: DAST 101, 102, 103, 104, 107, and 119 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Dental Assisting program.
Hours: 24 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: This course builds on the principles of DAST 103 Patient Assessment. Topics of this course include medical and dental history assessment, treatment planning, head and neck examination, intra-oral inspection of hard and soft tissues, gingival assessment, intra-oral and extra-oral imaging, full mouth radiographs, and case presentation.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 12-Apr 27

W01:00PM-03:05PMLECM.RandolphSCC MAIN RHS 111
M12:30PM-04:20PMLABJ.RodriguezSCC MAIN RHS 12117776Textbook
M04:30PM-08:20PMLABJ.RodriguezSCC MAIN RHS 12119013Textbook
T12:15PM-03:35PMLABT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 12117898Textbook
T03:45PM-07:05PMLABM.WalkerSCC MAIN RHS 12117777Textbook
W03:15PM-06:35PMLABM.WalkerSCC MAIN RHS 12120317Textbook
Th04:30PM-07:50PMLABM.WalkerSCC MAIN RHS 12120318Textbook

DAST 115    Registered Dental Assistant Advanced Duty Certifications    2 Units

Prerequisite: DAST 101, 102, 103, 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 provides instruction and practice in advanced dental assisting duties including coronal polish, application of pit and fissure sealants, patient assessment, teeth whitening, and caries detection.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 12-Apr 27

ThF08:00AM-11:20AMLABT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 12517773Textbook
ThF08:00AM-11:20AMLABM.PetersonSCC MAIN RHS 12517773Textbook
ThF08:00AM-11:20AMLABS.CecilSCC MAIN RHS 12517773Textbook
ThF08:00AM-11:20AMLABJ.RodriguezSCC MAIN RHS 12517773Textbook
ThF08:00AM-11:20AMLABS.WheeldonSCC MAIN RHS 12517773Textbook
ThF08:00AM-11:20AMLABT.MortimerSCC MAIN RHS 12517773Textbook
ThF08:00AM-11:20AMLABM.RandolphSCC MAIN RHS 12517773Textbook
F12:30PM-03:50PMLABT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 12517773Textbook
F12:30PM-03:50PMLABS.CecilSCC MAIN RHS 12517773Textbook
F12:30PM-03:50PMLABJ.RodriguezSCC MAIN RHS 12517773Textbook
F12:30PM-03:50PMLABS.WheeldonSCC MAIN RHS 12517773Textbook
F12:30PM-03:50PMLABM.RandolphSCC MAIN RHS 12517773Textbook
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DAST 116    Practice Management for the Dental Assistant    2 Units

Prerequisite: DAST 101, 102, 103, 104, 107, and 119 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Dental Assisting program.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course encompasses 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 both the Registered Dental Assistant Exam and the Certified Assistant Exam.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 12-Apr 27

W08:00AM-11:10AMLECT.LaneSCC MAIN BUS 20417774Textbook
On-Campus


DAST 118    Board Preparation     2.5 Units

Prerequisite: DAST 111, 112, 113, 115, 116, and 119 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is the culmination of all previous dental assisting courses and focuses on the specific requirements and components of both the state and national dental assisting board exams. At the completion of this course, students should be well-prepared to take both the written and practical Registered Dental Assisting examinations of the Dental Board of California, as well as the Certified Dental Assistant examination of the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 30-May 14

MTWTh08:00AM-11:50AMLECM.RandolphSCC MAIN RHS 11118581Textbook
MTWTh08:00AM-11:50AMLECT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 11118581Textbook
MTWTh12:00PM-02:50PMLABM.RandolphSCC MAIN RHS 111
MTWTh12:00PM-02:50PMLABT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 111
MTWTh12:00PM-02:50PMLABS.WheeldonSCC MAIN RHS 111

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 office.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 16-Feb 09

MTWThF08:00AM-02:40PMLABJ.Rodriguez TBA TBA17778Textbook
MTWThF08:00AM-02:40PMLABM.Randolph TBA TBA17778Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2017