This course is the clinical phase of the program and will emphasize practical application of clinical dental assisting skills as students rotate through various dental practice facilities. Students will have opportunities to observe procedures, actively practice dental assisting functions and work with dental professionals in general dentistry and specialty practice settings. A conference component provides an opportunity to discuss clinical experiences, introduce advanced and alternative treatment modalities, discuss patient education and patient management issues, learn about medically compromised patients and emergency procedures and discuss ethical, legal and professionalism issues related to dental practice and patient treatment.
Twenty two and a half (22.5) clinical hours and one conference hour per week. 4 Credit hours.
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of DAS 110, DEN 111, DEN 112, DEN 113, DEN 211.
Course Offered Spring only
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Fall Semester 2014
Summer Session 2014
Building 8, Room 434
M-F 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
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