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DENT 1405 - Introduction to Dental Assisting
Fall 2019, Section 01

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000693 DENT 1405 01 Introduction to Dental Assisting
08/26 - 12/23
08/26 - 12/23
08/26 - 12/23
3:00pm - 3:50pm
4:00pm - 5:50pm
4:00pm - 5:50pm
2.0 Open Randall, Charlotte
Randall, Charlotte
Vreeland, Heidi
Harrison, Beth
Randall, Charlotte
Vreeland, Heidi
Harrison, Beth
Location: St Cloud Technical and Community College
Building/Room: Health Sciences Building H125B
Building/Room: Health Sciences Building H212
Building/Room: Health Sciences Building H208

Meeting Details
8/26/2019 - 12/23/2019 M 3:00pm - 3:50pm Health Sciences Building H125B Randall, Charlotte
8/26/2019 - 12/23/2019 M 4:00pm - 5:50pm Health Sciences Building H212 Randall, Charlotte
Vreeland, Heidi
Harrison, Beth
8/26/2019 - 12/23/2019 M 4:00pm - 5:50pm Health Sciences Building H208 Randall, Charlotte
Vreeland, Heidi
Harrison, Beth

  • Current certification in Healthcare Provider CPR

Location Details
Offered through: St. Cloud Technical and Community College.
Campus: St Cloud Technical and Community College. Location: St Cloud Technical and Community College.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 30 Enrolled: 26 Seats Remaining: 4

  • Restricted to the following major(s): Dental Assistant Diploma, Dental Assistant AAS

Full refund is available until August 30, 2019, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is December 2, 2019.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $378.72
Tuition -nonresident: $378.72
Approximate Course Fees: $61.84

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Course Level

This course combines lecture and preclinical instruction to acquaint the student with the fundamentals of working as a chairside assistant in a dental office. Students will be introduced to instruments and equipment utilized for performing basic dental procedures. Emphasis is placed on the proper techniques utilized during hand washing, patient seating/dismissal and oral evacuation while maintaining infection control protocols. Students will apply knowledge towards the completion of clinical records including medical/dental and vital signs. Student Learning Outcomes: * Identify equipment located in a dental operatory and demonstrate and/or state its use. * Identify and/or list the instruments used in basic dental procedures. * Demonstrate necessary steps to take and record vital signs. * Review and record medical and dental histories and explain its relevance to dental treatment. * Demonstrate the procedures necessary to seat and dismiss a patient. * Demonstrate infection and work practice protocol consistent with professional guidelines prior to and after performing chairside procedures. * Utilize appropriate ergonomics while performing oral evacuation. * Apply the concepts of patient, operator and assisting positions while delivering dental care.

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