SRJC Course Outlines

6/22/2024 6:18:32 PMDA 64 Course Outline as of Fall 2011

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DA 64Title:  ADV DENTAL ASSISTNG  
Full Title:  Advanced Dental Assisting
Last Reviewed:11/22/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total 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
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  DNA 67

Catalog Description:
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The theory and development of the pre-clinical skills required for the Registered Dental Assistant (RDA). Students are required to meet standards of competency for each required RDA task. Preparation for the practical component of the California Registered Dental Assistant examination. Mannequins are used for most of the instruction.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of DA 61 ( or DNA 63) and Course Completion of DA 62 ( or DNA 62)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Acceptance to Allied Dental Program

Schedule of Classes Information
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The theory and development of the pre-clinical skills required for the Registered Dental Assistant (RDA). Students are required to meet standards of competency for each required RDA task. Preparation for the practical component of the California Registered Dental Assistant examination. Mannequins are used for most of the instruction.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of DA 61 ( or DNA 63) and Course Completion of DA 62 ( or DNA 62)
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Acceptance to Allied Dental Program
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 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completing this course, the student will be able to :
1.  Identify legal functions permissable for a Dental Assistant/ Registered Dental Assistant, Extended Functions, and supervisory requirements.
2.  Fabricate custom, preformed, and aluminum, stainless steel provisional crowns.
3.  Describe the indications and contraindicatons for provisional crowns and restorations.
4.  Temporarily cement a crown and a bridge on a model.
5.  Discuss the continuing education requirements of licensure renewal.
6.  Place, condense, carve, and finish a direct provisional Class ll restoration.
7.  Develop proficiency in placing bases, liners and bonding agents on prepared tooth.
8.  Develop proficiency in placing and removal of a rubber dam, or isolation device, and matrix and wedge on a typodont.
9.  Obtain intra-oral images for computer-aided design (CAD), milled restorations.
10. Adjust dentures extra-orally.
11. Describe criteria for adequacy for each RDA function.
12. Describe the precautions and safety measures necessary while performing any of the RDA functions.
13. Discuss the importance of continuing education for licensure.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Board of Dentistry Regulations
      A. Dental Assistant (DA)
      B. Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
      C. Registered Dental Assistant Extended Function (RDAEF)
      
2.  Continuing Education Requirements
      A. Dental Assistant (DA)
      B. Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
      C. Direct and general supervision
      D. Registered Dental Assistant Extended Function (RDAEF)
      
3.  Instrumentation for each Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) task
      A. Provisional crowns practiced on model:
            I.  Custom
            II.  Preformed
            III. Aluminum
            IV. Stainless steel
      B.  Provisional Class II restoration:
            I.   Placement
            II.  Condensing
            III. Carving
            IV. Finishing
      C.  Placement/removal on typodont teeth:
            I.   Bases
            II.  Liners
            III. Bonding agents
            IV. Rubber dam/isolation device
            V.  Matrix and wedge
      D.  Intra-oral images for computer-aided design (CAD)
 
4.  Dentures: extra-oral adjustment

Assignments:
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1.  8-12 reading assignments in texts and course syllabus ranging from 5 - 12 pages per week.
2.  8-12 pre-clinical competencies.
3.  8-12 quizzes.
4.  1 midterm.
5.  1 final.
6.  2 performance exams.

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 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
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Class performances, 10 Pre- clinical competencies, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Quizzes, Exams, Midterm and Final.
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Modern Dental Assisting, Torres, and Ehrlich, Bird and Robinson, 10th Ed., 2011, Elsevier
Instructor prepared materials

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