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Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: August 29, 2014

Dental Assisting (DAST)


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, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal-DOSH), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Dental Board of California (DBC) infection control regulations, dental pathology, sterilization, and hazardous materials in the dental practice.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         08:00AM-09:50AM LEC T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         15908 
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On-Campus


DAST 102    Chairside Assisting I    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 chairside dental assisting and the principles of four-handed dentistry, including materials and instrumentation. In this course, emphasis is given to step-by-step procedures and the function, use, and care of dental equipment, and the operatory. Extra time outside the normal school schedule may be required for field trips, conventions, community projects, etc. A small fee may be associated with some outside class assignments and activities.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
M         08:00AM-12:30PM LEC T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111           
M         01:30PM-04:45PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         16335 
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M         01:30PM-04:45PM LAB T.Sherman            SCC MAIN RHS 111         16335 Textbook
Th        08:00AM-11:10AM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         16335 Textbook
T         08:00AM-11:15AM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         16387 Textbook
T         08:00AM-11:15AM LAB T.Sherman            SCC MAIN RHS 111         16387 Textbook
Th        08:00AM-11:10AM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 125         16387 Textbook
Th        08:00AM-11:10AM LAB T.Sherman            SCC MAIN RHS 125         16387 Textbook


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, medical emergencies, intra-oral inspection of hard and soft tissues, gingival assessment, tobacco cessation counseling, and implications of aging on oral health care. 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 23-Dec 18
W         10:30AM-12:50PM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111         17895 
Textbook
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 morphology including the form, function, and location of the hard and soft structures of the mouth. The students will be exposed to the anatomy and physiology of the head and neck as these relate to the practice of dentistry. In addition, the course covers material related to the monitoring and communication of information related to heart function and blood gas levels.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
Th        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111         15909 
Textbook
On-Campus


DAST 107    Dental Radiology I    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 23-Dec 18
T         12:00PM-01:25PM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111           
T         08:00AM-11:15AM LAB D.Mills              SCC MAIN RHS 121         16388 
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M         01:30PM-04:45PM LAB D.Mills              SCC MAIN RHS 121         16973 Textbook
T         01:50PM-05:05PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 121         16389 Textbook
W         01:30PM-04:40PM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 121         18070 Textbook
Th        03:15PM-06:25PM LAB T.Sherman            SCC MAIN RHS 121         17451 Textbook
On-Campus

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: August 29, 2014

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