SRJC Course Outlines

4/16/2024 7:55:19 AMDH 75 Course Outline as of Fall 1999

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DH 75Title:  PHARM FOR THE DENTAL HYG  
Full Title:  Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist
Last Reviewed:11/28/2022

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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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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The the clinical usage of those therapeutic agents used in the practice of dentistry.  The indications, dosage, methods of administration, contraindications and side effects of these agents will be studied to give the student hygienist a foundation in the physical manifestations to be expected in drug administration.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of DH 70 and Course Completion of DH 71A ( or DH 71)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The clinical usage of those therapeutic agents used in the practice of dentistry.  The indications, dosage,methods of administration, contraindications and side effects of these agents will be studied to give the student hygienist a foundation in the physical manifestations to be expected in drug administration.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of DH 70 and Course Completion of DH 71A ( or DH 71)
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1999Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student should be able to:
1.  Demonstrate a working knowledge of the vocabulary and terminology of
pharmacology in order that he or she can read, interpret and converse
intelligently about technical information pertaining to drugs.
2.  Demonstrate a base knowledge of the mechanisms of action of drugs of
different chemical categories and how they affect the body's physiology
3.  Apply general principles of pharmacology to specific newly emerging
medications.
4.  Develop the ability to assess a patient's general medical status

Topics and Scope
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CONTENTS, TOPICS & SCOPE
A.  Introduction
   1.   General Pharmacology
   2.   Prescription Writing
   3.   Adverse Drug Reactions
B.  Drug Categories
   1.   Anti-infective Agents
   2.   Endocrinology/Hormones
   3.   Antihistamines
   4.   Autonomic Drugs
   5.   Cardiovascular Drugs
   6.   Opiod Analgesics
   7.   Anti-anxiety Drugs
   8.   Anti-convulsant Drugs
   9.   Anti-neoplastic Drugs
  10.   Analgesics
  11.   Local Anesthetics
  12.   General Anesthetics
  13.   Psychotherapeutic Drugs
  14.   Respiratory/GI Drugs
  15.   Pregnancy/Lactation and Drugs
  16.   Alcohol
C. Overview and Synthesis
   1.   Medical Emergencies and Pharmacology
   2.   Oral Conditions and their Treatment
   3.   Abuse of Drugs

Assignments:
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Written assignments
Physicians' Desk Reference assignments

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
0 - 0%
None
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
25 - 45%
Homework problems, Exams, Skills
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 30%
Class performances, Field work, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 45%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 45%
Professionalism: See files for criteria used in evaluation.


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