DAS 121 - Dental Assisting Clinical Experience
This course accompanies DAS 117 and includes the clinical experience requirements necessary for completion of the Dental Assistant Rapid Track (DART) program. Students must successfully pass all skill competencies and meet or exceed the specific clinical experiences and hour requirements. This course will provide an opportunity to apply dental assisting skills in a clinical setting. Students will actively participate in and practice dental treatment procedures in both general dentistry and specialty areas. Specific skill competency will include those functions/procedures allowed by the New York State Education Law. 500 experiential hours.
Course Learning Outcomes
1.Provide proof of completion of and competency in the skills required to perform dental assisting functions that are legal for a licensed dental assistant in New York State.
2.Explain the concepts of dental caries management in order to educate a patient.
3.Explain the concepts of gingival and periodontal disease management in order to educate a patient.
4.Describe effective patient management strategies for a specific patient population
Course Offered Fall and Spring