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Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: April 20, 2018

Dental Assisting (DAST)


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, Oct 05-Nov 09
F12:30PM-03:20PMLECM.RandolphSCC MAIN RHS 11118835Textbook
On-Campus


DAST 101    Biodental Science    2 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Dental Assisting program and completion of ENGRD 11 or ESLR 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGRD 110 or ESLR 320 through the assessment process.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: Biodental Science includes microbiology and asepsis, disease prevention, infection control regulations, occupational safety procedures, sterilization, and hazardous materials in the dental practice.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
W11:15AM-01:05PMLECT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 11116559Textbook
On-Campus


DAST 102    Chairside Assisting    6 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Dental Assisting program and completion of ENGRD 11 or ESLR 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGRD 110 or ESLR 320 through the assessment process.
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to basic dental assisting duties and the principles of four-handed dentistry. Basic dental materials and instrumentation are major components of this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
M08:00AM-12:30PMLECT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 111
M01:30PM-04:45PMLABT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 11116882Textbook
M01:30PM-04:45PMLABS.WheeldonSCC MAIN RHS 11116882Textbook
M01:30PM-04:45PMLABM.RandolphSCC MAIN RHS 11116882Textbook
Th08:50AM-12:00PMLABT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 11116882Textbook
T08:50AM-12:00PMLABT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 11116919Textbook
T08:50AM-12:00PMLABS.WheeldonSCC MAIN RHS 11116919Textbook
Th08:50AM-12:00PMLABS.WheeldonSCC MAIN RHS 13416919Textbook
Th08:50AM-12:00PMLABM.WalkerSCC MAIN RHS 13416919Textbook


DAST 103    Patient Assessment    2.5 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Dental Assisting program and completion of ENGRD 11 or ESLR 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGRD 110 or ESLR 320 through the assessment process.
Hours: 45 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to patient assessment, including communication skills, medical history assessment, pharmacology, dental history assessment, vital signs, and medical emergencies. An emphasis is placed on the relationship between systemic conditions and prescriptive medications and their effects on the oral cavity and subsequent dental treatment.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
W08:00AM-10:30AMLECM.RandolphSCC MAIN RHS 11117936Textbook
On-Campus


DAST 104    Anatomy and Morphology    3 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Dental Assisting program and completion of ENGRD 11 or ESLR 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGRD 110 or ESLR 320 through the assessment process.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The focus of this course is dental anatomy and morphology including the form, function, and location of the hard and soft structures of the mouth. In addition, the course covers material related to general physiology, oral embryology and histology, and physiology of the head and neck as these relate to the practice of dentistry.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
Th01:00PM-04:05PMLECM.RandolphSCC MAIN RHS 11116560Textbook
On-Campus


DAST 107    Dental Radiology     2.5 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Dental Assisting program and completion of ENGRD 11 or ESLR 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGRD 110 or ESLR 320 through the assessment process.
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles of dental radiology. Topics include theory and techniques, operation of the x-ray machine, biological effects, safety practices, and the practical application of utilizing appropriate infection control while exposing, processing, mounting, and evaluating intraoral dental films.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T01:00PM-02:25PMLECM.RandolphSCC MAIN RHS 111
T08:50AM-12:00PMLABJ.RodriguezSCC MAIN RHS 12116920Textbook
F08:50AM-12:05PMLABM.RandolphSCC MAIN RHS 12118840Textbook
M01:30PM-04:55PMLABJ.RodriguezSCC MAIN RHS 12117334Textbook
W01:30PM-04:40PMLABT.LaneSCC MAIN RHS 12118047Textbook
T02:30PM-05:40PMLABS.WheeldonSCC MAIN RHS 12116921Textbook
On-Campus

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: April 20, 2018

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