SLO Assessment

SLO Assessment Process

The DENTAL ASSISTING department follows the CCSF assessment process as documented on the Outcomes Assessment Reporting website.

Department Mission Statement

Catalog Listings: Dental Assisting

NOTE: ALL our courses and programs have closed the loop on assessment and are in continual ongoing assessment at regular intervals.

Program Outcomes

Program-level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Integrate the knowledge of dental science, materials, radiography, procedures, patient and office management into the clinical practices required of registered dental assistants in general and specialized dentistry.
  • Perform with competency all registered dental assistant duties outlined by the California Dental Practice Act.
  • Conduct work ethically and professionally, as expected in the dental assisting profession.
  • Anticipate what is required in state and national licensure exams that authorize one to perform registered and certified dental assistant functions.

Our programs are on a regular cycle of review, during which outcomes are updated and revised. Course SLOs are mapped to Program SLOs. Program SLOs are mapped to ILOs. Mappings and program information are recorded in reports in CurricUNET. Programs are also fully described in the catalog.

Course Outcomes

Course-level SLOs are recorded in the official course outline of record in CurricUNET. Course outlines are on a regular cycle of review, during which class outcomes are updated and revised.