DENT 70 Clinical Chairside Assisting (7)
Lec-42.5, Lab-10, work-264
Credit, Degree Applicable
P/NP Only
PREREQ.: Current certification in Cardiopulmonary or American Red Cross for healthcare provider; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in: DENT 54, and DENT 55B and DENT 57 and DENT 67
Clinical experiences on delivery of direct patient care, critical thinking exercises, reports, projects, and preparation for employment (interviews, writing resume and cover letter). Clinical instruction and practice in four-handed procedures. Emphasis on general and specialty dentistry (oral surgery, peridontics, endodontics, orthodontics, prosthodontics) and the intra-oral tasks assigned to the registered dental assistant. Development of professional attitude (ethics/jurisprudence) in dental assisting. Building skills in the use of dental materials and equipment. Evaluation of clinical experience. Career placement opportunities. Taking a mock Registered Dental Assisting Practical Examination.
CSU
Offered Spring semesters