SLO Assessment

SLO Assessment Process

The DENTAL ASSISTING department's Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) assessment process is documented and described below.

Department Mission Statement

 

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Catalog Listings: Dental Assisting Department

Program Outcomes

Program-level Student Learning Outcomes

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

1. demonstrate various techniques of sterilization and disinfection and apply infection control and safety guidelines in the dental setting;

2. demonstrate safe working habits with the knowledge in Occupational Safety and Health Administration Hazard Communication Standard;

3. prepare for the state and national licensure exams in order to perform Registered and Certified Dental Assistant Functions authorized by legal provisions;

4. demonstrate Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM) through frequent group exercises and activities; and

5. display soft skills and critical thinking strategies through various group activities.

Majors, certificates, and programs are on a regular cycle of review, during which outcomes are updated and revised. See program details below, with links to SLOs and timeline for advancing to next stage of assessment.

Program title
Dental Assisting Major
Dental Assisting Certificate

Course Outcomes

Course outlines are on a regular cycle of review, during which class outcomes are updated and revised. See details below, with links to SLOs or course outlines with embedded SLOs and a timeline for advancing to next stage of assessment.