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Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: June 27, 2016

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 20-Dec 15
W         11:15AM-01:05PM LEC T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         16415 
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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 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 20-Dec 15
M         08:00AM-12:30PM LEC T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111           
M         01:30PM-04:45PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         16774 
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M         01:30PM-04:45PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 111         16774 Textbook
Th        08:50AM-12:00PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 134         16774 Textbook
Th        08:50AM-12:00PM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 134         16774 Textbook
Th        08:50AM-12:00PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 134         16774 Textbook
T         08:50AM-12:00PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         16821 Textbook
T         08:50AM-12:00PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 111         16821 Textbook
Th        08:50AM-12:00PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 134         16821 Textbook
Th        08:50AM-12:00PM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 134         16821 Textbook
Th        08:50AM-12:00PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 134         16821 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, 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 20-Dec 15
W         08:00AM-10:30AM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111         18049 
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 20-Dec 15
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111         16416 
Textbook
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 20-Dec 15
T         01:00PM-02:25PM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111           
T         08:50AM-12:00PM LAB T.Mortimer           SCC MAIN RHS 121         16822 
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M         01:30PM-04:45PM LAB T.Mortimer           SCC MAIN RHS 121         17294 Textbook
T         02:30PM-05:40PM LAB T.Mortimer           SCC MAIN RHS 121         16823 Textbook
W         01:30PM-04:40PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 121         18193 Textbook
Th        04:15PM-07:25PM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 121         17710 Textbook
On-Campus



Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: June 27, 2016

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