SRJC Course Outlines

2/3/2023 4:05:28 PMDA 66.2 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DA 66.2Title:  CLINICAL SEMINAR  
Full Title:  Clinical Seminar
Last Reviewed:2/25/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled09 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

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:  DA 66.1A

Catalog Description:
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Weekly seminars to discuss, evaluate and review both clinical experiences and the RDA examination application process.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of DA 62 and DE 55A; Concurrent Enrollment in DA 66.2L


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Acceptance to the Allied Dental Programs

Schedule of Classes Information
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Weekly seminars to discuss, evaluate and review both clinical experiences and the RDA examination application process.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of DA 62 and DE 55A; Concurrent Enrollment in DA 66.2L
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Acceptance to the Allied Dental Programs
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 2012Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Identify all of the tasks legally delegated to the Registered Dental Assistant in a
    specialty practice and a general practice at the beginner level.
2.  Identify skills necessary to participate as a member of a dental team and
     contribute to the comfort and safety of patients.
3.  Demonstrate ethical behavior and professionalism as defined in the American Dental
    Assistants Association (ADAA) Code of Ethics.

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Students will be able to:
1. Identify ethics and professionalism as a member of the dental healthcare team.
2. Explain the functions of a chairside dental assistant in both general and specialty dental
    practices.
3. Prepare for the California Registered Dental Assistant examinations.

Topics and Scope
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I. Ethics and Professionalism
    A. Personal hygiene
     B. Grooming
     C. Program policies
     D. American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA) Code Of Ethics
II. Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Clinical Exam
     A. Application process
     B. Scope of exam
     C. Preparation
III. Clinical Proficiency
     A. General duties
     B. RDA functions
         1. pit and fissure sealants
          2. coronal polishing
          3. radiation safety
    C. Aseptic techniques
IV. Standards and Criteria for Evaluation of Clinical Performance
    A. Self-evaluation
     B. Externship site supervisor evaluation
    C. Instructor evaluation

Assignments:
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1. Written goals for each rotation (2)
2. Written student summary self-evaluation (2)
3. Written specialty and new techniques report (2)
4. Written office management report (1)
5. Completed student performance evaluation-each rotation (2)
6. Clinical site evaluation (2)
7. Weekly log of clinical procedures
8. Weekly verified time sheet

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
50 - 60%
Self-Evaluation, specialty and new techniques reports, office management report, goals and log of clinical procedures performed
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
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 50%
Clinical site evaluation, verified clinical site timesheet, weekly log of clinical procedures


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Modern Dental Assisting. 12th ed. Bird, Doni and Robinson, Debbie. Elsevier. 2019
Instructor prepared materials

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