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|Discipline and Nbr:
CHAIRSIDE SKLS WKSP||
Chairside Skills Workshop
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||.50||Lecture Scheduled||.25||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||4.38
|Minimum||.50||Lab Scheduled||1.00||5 min.||Lab Scheduled||17.50
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||1.25|| ||Contact Total||21.88
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 8.75||Total Student Learning Hours: 30.63||
This course is designed to develop minimal skills in basic dental chairside techniques. Included are patient/operator positioning, cavity classifications and basic instrumentation. Required for those students accepted into the 22-month dental assisting program.
Course Completion Or Concurrent Enrollment in DE 51 and DA 60 (or DE 52)
Limits on Enrollment:
Acceptance into 22 month Dental Assisting Program
Schedule of Classes Information
This course is designed to develop minimal skills in basic dental chairside techniques. Included are patient/operator positioning, cavity classifications and basic instrumentation. Required for those students accepted into the 22-month dental assisting program
Prerequisites:Course Completion Or Concurrent Enrollment in DE 51 and DA 60 (or DE 52)
Limits on Enrollment:Acceptance into 22 month Dental Assisting Program
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1997||Inactive:||Spring 2020
1. Identify the components of the dental operatory and position operator, assistant, and patient chair.
2. Identify and explain function of various types of dental sterilizers.
3. Identify the basic dental instrumentation set-up.
4. Follow OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) infection control protocol in preparing instruments for sterilization.
5. Utilize OSHA recommended personal protective equipment when handling contaminated dental instruments and/or equipment.
6. Identify the five classes of cavity preparations.
7. Position the oral evacuator in each quadrant of the arch.
8. Identify the types, indications, and placement of barriers.
Topics and Scope
A. Dental Operatory
4. Positioning of chairs
B. Sterilization Equipment
3. Chemical containers
4. Ultrasonic cleaners
5. Liquid sterilant
C. Basic Dental Instrument Set-up
3. Cotton plier
D. Instrument Preparation
1. Initial cleaning
2. Ultrasonic cleaning
3. Types of wraps
E. OSHA Personal Protective Equipment
4. Types of gloves
F. Dental Instruments
1. Mouth mirror
G. Cavity Classifications
1. Class I
2. Class II
3. Class III
4. Class IV
5. Class V
H. Positioning of Dental Instruments and Operatory Equipment
1. Mouth mirror
3. Oral evacuator
4. Dental light
I. Barrier Protection Types
2. Aluminum Foil
1. Using course classmates, simulate the actions of chairside positioning, as operator, patient, and assistant.
2. Read 4 chapters in Modern Dental Assisting Text and 10-15 pages in course syllabus.
3. Assemble basic instrument set-ups.
4. Sterilize instruments used in operative dentistry.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
10 - 20%
|Role play with other students||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
70 - 80%
|Chairside skill demonstrations, positioning , basic setup, instrument setup, personal protective and sterilization.||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
10 - 20%
|4 quizzes, Final exam||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
Modern Dental Assisting, 2011, 10th Ed. Bird, D., Robinson, D., Torres and Ehrlich