SRJC Course Outlines

7/18/2019 12:05:05 AMDA 64 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DA 64Title:  ADV DENTAL ASSISTNG  
Full Title:  Advanced Dental Assisting
Last Reviewed:1/23/2017

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 and DA 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 and DA 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

Student Learning Outcomes:
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1. Perform each Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) function required in the State of California
    Practical Exam to the stated criteria of the Dental Board of California.
2. Perform allowable duties for a RDA to include placing liners, bases, bonding agents, isolation
    devices, and matrices utilizing safety precautions.

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Upon completing this course, the student will be able to:
1. Identify legal functions permissible for a Dental Assistant, Registered Dental Assistant,
    Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Functions, and supervisory requirements for each.
2. Fabricate custom, preformed, and aluminum or stainless steel provisional crowns.
3. Describe the indications and contraindications 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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I. Board of Dentistry Regulations
    A. Dental Assistant (DA)
    B. Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
    C. Registered Dental Assistant Extended Function 2 (RDAEF2)      
II. Continuing Education Requirements
    A. Dental Assistant (DA)
    B. Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
    C. Registered Dental Assistant Extended Function 2 (RDAEF2)
    D. Direct and general supervision       
III. Instrumentation for Each Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) task
    A. Provisional crowns practiced on model*
         1. custom
         2. preformed
         3. aluminum
         4. stainless steel
    B. Provisional Class II restoration*
         1. placement to board criteria
         2. manipulation of material
    C. Placement/removal on typodont teeth*
         1. bases
         2. liners
         3. rubber dam/isolation device
         4. matrix and wedge
    D. Intra-oral images for computer-aided design (CAD)
IV. Dentures: extra-oral adjustment*
V. Laboratory Competencies
    A. Rubber Dam
    B. Deep base liner
    C. Insulating base
    D. Class II temporary restoration
    E. Tofflemire matrix retainer
    F. Denture adjustment
    G. Custom temporary crown anterior
    H. Custom temporary crown posterior
 
*These items are introduced in lecture, and the related skill is performed in the lab.

Assignments:
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Lecture Related Assignments:
1. Reading assignments 10-20  pages in texts and 5-12 pages in course syllabus each week
2. Quizzes (8-12)
3. Midterm and final written exam
 
Lab Related Assignments:
1. Competencies (12-14)
2. Midterm and final 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%
Lab competencies
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Quizzes, lecture midterm and final written exams, lab midterm and final performance exams
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. 11th ed. Bird, Doni and Robinson, Debbie. Elsevier. 2015
Instructor prepared materials

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