SRJC Course Outlines

5/25/2024 4:51:38 AMDE 51 Course Outline as of Fall 1997

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Discipline and Nbr:  DE 51Title:  OCCUP HEALTH & SAFETY  
Full Title:  Occupational Health & Safety
Last Reviewed:9/10/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This course will survey the various agencies that are involved in making regulations and/or recommendations that affect dentistry.  Students will compare state and federal OSHA regulations in the areas of Hazard Communication and the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard.  An in-depth study of the requirements of the Cal/OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard.

Admission to Dental Assisting Program via application process; completion of or concurrent enrollment in HLC 50 or ANAT 51.

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Study of the governmental agencies and regulations affecting the practice of dentistry.  This course will focus on the OSHA regulations relating to the Hazard Communication Standard and the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard, including labeling and record keeping requirements.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Admission to Dental Assisting Program via application process; completion of or concurrent enrollment in HLC 50 or ANAT 51.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1997Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Identify the agencies that have regulatory influence on dental
2.  Discuss various options regarding methods of compliance
3.  Prepare chemical labels
4.  Analyze MSDS forms
5.  Explain the role and responsibilities of the California Board of
6.  Discuss post exposure protocol
7.  Explain the role and responsibilities of the California Board of
8.  Compare the state and federal infection control regulations

Topics and Scope
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I.  Agencies
      Center for Disease Control
      California Board of Dentistry
      Occupational Health & Safety Agency
      Environmental Protection Agency

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Reading assignments in reference texts and workbooks
Preparation of an Exposure Control Plan
Assignment of modules in CHEC center

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 30%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 40%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 60%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Torres & Ehrlich. Modern Dental Assisting. 5th Ed., WB Saunders 1996

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