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Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: July 26, 2017

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, Sep 29-Nov 03
F         12:30PM-03:20PM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111         19588 
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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 19-Dec 14
W         11:15AM-01:05PM LEC T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         16430 
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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 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 19-Dec 14
M         08:00AM-12:30PM LEC T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111           
M         01:30PM-04:45PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         16772 
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M         01:30PM-04:45PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 111         16772 Textbook
Th        08:50AM-12:00PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 134         16772 Textbook
Th        08:50AM-12:00PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 134         16772 Textbook
T         08:50AM-12:00PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 111         16813 Textbook
T         08:50AM-12:00PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 111         16813 Textbook
Th        08:50AM-12:00PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 134         16813 Textbook
Th        08:50AM-12:00PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 134         16813 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 19-Dec 14
W         08:00AM-10:30AM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111         17918 
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 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 19-Dec 14
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111         16431 
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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 19-Dec 14
T         01:00PM-02:25PM LEC M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 111           
T         08:50AM-12:00PM LAB J.Rodriguez          SCC MAIN RHS 121         16814 
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F         08:50AM-12:15PM LAB M.Walker             SCC MAIN RHS 121         19596 Textbook
M         01:30PM-04:45PM LAB J.Rodriguez          SCC MAIN RHS 121         17261 Textbook
W         01:30PM-04:40PM LAB T.Lane               SCC MAIN RHS 121         18040 Textbook
T         02:30PM-05:40PM LAB S.Wheeldon           SCC MAIN RHS 121         16815 Textbook
Th        04:15PM-07:25PM LAB M.Randolph           SCC MAIN RHS 121         17624 Textbook
On-Campus

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: July 26, 2017

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