Spring 2018 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 13-Mar 12

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Online Class. If you are enrolled in this course, you will be able to log on to Canvas.losrios.edu when the semester begins on January 13, 2018. Follow the instructions to access DHYG 100 using your Los Rios I.D. and your password.
Orientation: The mandatory orientation is Wednesday, January 18, 2018, 12:00pm - 1:00pm in Rodda Hall South 110. Students will also be required to complete the final examination on campus on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 12:00pm - 1:00pm in Rodda Hall South 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 ; 117 hours LAB
Description: This course provides 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 lectures include rationale for more difficult traditional dental hygiene skills as students advance from preclinic to DHYG 111 Clinic I. Students are required to complete the minimum number of patients and services required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th09:30AM-11:20AMLECS.WallaceSCC MAIN RHS 11017779Textbook
T08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.JonesSCC MAIN RHS 125
T08:00AM-11:50AMLABD.QuiggleSCC MAIN RHS 125
T08:00AM-11:50AMLABL.FigueroaSCC MAIN RHS 125
T08:00AM-11:50AMLABS.WallaceSCC MAIN RHS 125
Th01:00PM-04:05PMLABS.WallaceSCC MAIN RHS 125
Th01:00PM-04:05PMLABL.FigueroaSCC MAIN RHS 125
Th01:00PM-04:05PMLABM.FellmanSCC 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 that 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 13-May 16

W03:15PM-05:05PMLECL.FigueroaSCC MAIN RHS 11017781Textbook
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 13-May 16

M02:00PM-04:05PMLECS.WallaceSCC MAIN RHS 11017782Textbook
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: This course covers the principles of dental radiology. Topics include laboratory experience and clinical application of procedures involved in exposing, processing, interpreting, and evaluating dental radiographs.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T01:30PM-03:20PMLECC.JonesSCC MAIN RHS 110
M08:00AM-11:25AMLABTBASCC MAIN RHS 12017784Textbook
F08:00AM-11:15AMLABTBASCC MAIN RHS 12017969Textbook
W08:30AM-11:35AMLABL.FigueroaSCC MAIN RHS 12018773Textbook
W12:00PM-03:05PMLABS.WallaceSCC MAIN RHS 12017786Textbook
F11:30AM-02:45PMLABTBASCC MAIN RHS 12017785Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the six 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: 252 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. Students must complete the minimum number of patients and services listed in the syllabus.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M08:00AM-11:50AMLABS.WallaceSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
M08:00AM-11:50AMLABN.KorpSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
M08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.JonesSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
M08:00AM-11:50AMLABD.KorpSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
M08:00AM-11:50AMLABD.QuiggleSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
M08:00AM-11:50AMLABL.FigueroaSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
M08:00AM-11:50AMLABM.FellmanSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
M01:00PM-04:50PMLABC.JonesSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
M01:00PM-04:50PMLABN.KorpSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
M01:00PM-04:50PMLABM.FellmanSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
M01:00PM-04:50PMLABD.KorpSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
M01:00PM-04:50PMLABL.FigueroaSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
W08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.JonesSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
W08:00AM-11:50AMLABJ.McClainSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
W08:00AM-11:50AMLABD.KorpSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
W08:00AM-11:50AMLABD.QuiggleSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
W08:00AM-11:50AMLABS.WallaceSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
W08:00AM-11:50AMLABN.KorpSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
W08:00AM-11:50AMLABM.FellmanSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
W01:00PM-04:50PMLABC.JonesSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
W01:00PM-04:50PMLABN.KorpSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
W01:00PM-04:50PMLABM.FellmanSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
W01:00PM-04:50PMLABD.KorpSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook
W01:00PM-04:50PMLABJ.McClainSCC MAIN RHS 12517787Textbook

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 critical thinking skills through the discussion of problems and special interest cases encountered in clinical experience. There will be presentations from outside speakers. Additionally, this course is designed to share and discuss unique and common situations that have occurred in the clinic, develop the skills to diagnosis dental caries, and provide a format for research presentations of dental table clinics. This course provides instruction in the administration of nitrous oxide. This course also presents didactic instruction related to the indications and contraindications of the administration of nitrous oxide-oxygen analgesia agents. Course content also includes head and neck anatomy, physical and psychological evaluation procedures, review of the body systems, theory and psychological aspects of pain and anxiety control, selection of pain control modalities, pharmacological considerations such as the action of nitrous oxide-oxygen analgesia, recovery and post procedure, complications and management of nitrous oxide-oxygen analgesia emergencies, armamentarium, techniques for nitrous oxide-oxygen analgesia, proper infection control, documentation that meets the standard of care, and medical and legal considerations. Student course evaluation mechanisms are included in didactic instruction prior to preclinical administration of nitrous oxide. Two (2) Preclinical nitrous oxide-oxygen analgesia skills will be obtained in preparation for three (3) clinical competency administrations in DHYG 141. Each clinical competency shall include the performance of a dental hygiene procedure while administering at least (20) minutes of nitrous-oxygen analgesia.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th08:30AM-11:35AMLABL.FigueroaSCC MAIN RHS 11117788Textbook
Th08:30AM-11:35AMLABN.KorpSCC MAIN RHS 11117788Textbook
Th08:30AM-11:35AMLABM.FellmanSCC MAIN RHS 11117788Textbook
Th08:30AM-11:35AMLABC.JonesSCC MAIN RHS 11117788Textbook

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 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T10:00AM-11:50AMLECM.FellmanSCC MAIN RHS 11017789Textbook
On-Campus


DHYG 295    Independent Studies in Dental Hygiene    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the dental hygiene program or a license dental professional obtaining continuing education.
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide a mechanism for current dental hygiene students or licensed professionals to complete independent studies in dental hygiene education. The course is designed to allow for three uses; supplemental dental hygiene clinic time for currently enrolled dental hygiene students, remediation dental hygiene clinic time for currently enrolled dental hygiene students, or continuing education for licensed dental professionals. Continuing education from dental professionals is a mandated training requirement as a condition of continued employment. (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 5, 55041 allowed for repeatability with no limitations).

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

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Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2017