SRJC Course Outlines

2/3/2023 3:24:12 PMDA 66.2L Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DA 66.2LTitle:  CLINICAL PRACTICE  
Full Title:  Clinical Practice
Last Reviewed:2/25/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum5.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum5.00Lab Scheduled09 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR15.50 Contact DHR271.25
 Contact Total15.50 Contact Total271.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 271.25 

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 66.1B

Catalog Description:
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Clinical practice to perform entry level clinical skills in private, general and specialty dental offices in Sonoma County. Experience in chairside techniques with the emphasis on performance of the Registered Dental Assisting (RDA) tasks.

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


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Acceptance to the Allied Dental Programs

Schedule of Classes Information
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Clinical practice to perform entry level clinical skills in private, general and specialty dental offices in Sonoma County. Experience in chairside techniques with the emphasis on performance of the Registered Dental Assisting (RDA) tasks.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of DA 62 and DE 55A; Concurrent Enrollment in DA 66.2
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:Summer 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.  Demonstrate all of the tasks legally delegated to the Registered Dental Assistant in a
    specialty practice and a general practice, at the beginner level. These duties include pit  
     and fissure sealants, radiation safety and techniques, and coronal polishing.
2.  Identify and apply 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. Demonstrate ethics and professionalism as a member of the dental healthcare team.
2. Function as a chairside dental assistant in both general and specialty dental practices.
3. Perform instrument processing procedures.
4. Perform all Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) tasks under the appropriate level of
    supervision.

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. Completion of required clinical hours (265 minimum)
2. Task completion sheet at end of each rotation (2) i.e. sealants, coronal polish and other RDA
    functions

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
60 - 70%
Task completion sheet, sealants, coronal polish and other RDA functions
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
30 - 40%
Completion of all site evaluations in each clinical setting and completion of all clinical hours


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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