SRJC Course Outlines

2/3/2023 3:12:52 PMDA 69 Course Outline as of Spring 2020

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DA 69Title:  CHAIRSIDE SKLS WKSP  
Full Title:  Chairside Skills Workshop
Last Reviewed:8/28/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled.2517.5 max.Lecture Scheduled4.38
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled1.005 min.Lab Scheduled17.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.25 Contact Total21.88
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  8.75Total Student Learning Hours: 30.63 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  P/NP Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This course is designed to develop skills in basic dental chairside techniques.  Included are patient/operator positioning, cavity classifications and basic instrumentation. Required for those students accepted into the Dental Assisting 22-Month Program.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Concurrent Enrollment in DE 51 and DA 60


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Acceptance into the Dental Assisting 22-Month Program

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is designed to develop skills in basic dental chairside techniques.  Included are patient/operator positioning, cavity classifications and basic instrumentation. Required for those students accepted into the Dental Assisting 22-Month Program.
(P/NP Only)

Prerequisites:Concurrent Enrollment in DE 51 and DA 60
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Acceptance into the Dental Assisting 22-Month Program
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
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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1. Identify the components of the dental operatory and position operator, assistant, and patient
    chair.
2. Identify and explain function of various types of dental sterilizers.
3. Identify the basic dental instrumentation set-up.
4. Follow OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) infection control protocol in
    preparing instruments for sterilization.
5. Utilize OSHA recommended Personal Protective Equipment when handling contaminated
    dental instruments and/or equipment.
6. Identify the six Black's Classifications of Cavity Preparations.
7. Position the oral evacuator in each quadrant of the arch.
8. Identify the types, indications, and placement of barriers.

Topics and Scope
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I. Dental Operator*  
     A. Equipment
    B. Lights
    C. Stools
    D. Positioning of chairs
II. Sterilization Equipment*
    A. Autoclave
    B. Chemiclave
    C. Chemical containers
    D. Ultrasonic cleaners
    E. Liquid sterilant
III. Basic Dental Instrument Set-up*
    A. Mirror
    B. Explorer
    C. Cotton plier
IV. Instrument Preparation*
    A. Initial cleaning
    B. Ultrasonic cleaning
    C. Types of wraps
V. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Personal Protective Equipment*
    A. Gowns
    B. Eyewear
    C. Masks
    D. Types of gloves
VI. Dental Instruments*
    A. Mouth mirror
    B. Explorer
    C. Evacuator
VII. Black's Classification of Cavity Preparations
VIII. Positioning of Dental Instruments and Operatory Equipment*
    A. Mouth mirror
    B. Explorer
    C. Oral evacuator
    D. Dental light
VIX. Barrier Protection Types*
    A. Plastic
    B. Aluminum foil
    C. Tape
 
* These topics are presented in lecture and related skills are practiced in lab
 
X. Laboratory Competencies
    A. Simulate the actions of chairside positioning, as operator, patient, and assistant.
     B. Assemble basic instrument set-ups.
    C. Sterilize instruments used in operative dentistry.
    D. Don and remove Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    E. Follow Infection Control principles in setting up and breaking down the operatory.

Assignments:
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Lecture Related Assignments:
1. Weekly reading 10-20 pages in textbook and 10-15 pages in course syllabus.
2. List and define the six Black's Classifications of Cavity Preparations.
3. Identify the instruments in a basic tray set-up.
4. Identify the type and indication for barriers.
5. Four quizzes and final exam
 
Lab Related Assignments:
1. Simulate the actions of chairside positioning, as operator, patient, and assistant.
2. Assemble basic instrument set-ups.
3. Sterilize instruments used in operative dentistry.
4. Don and remove Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
5. Follow Infection Control principles in setting up and breaking down the operatory.

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 - 50%
Chairside skill demonstrations; positioning, basic setup, instrument set-up, donning and removing personal protective equipment. Sterilization demonstration.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Quizzes, final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%
List and define the six Black's Classifications of Cavity Preparations, identify the instruments in a basic tray set-up, identify the type and indication for barriers.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Modern Dental Assisting, 11th ed. Bird, Doni and Robinson, Debbie. Elsevier. 2014
Instructor prepared materials

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