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Clinical Practice

DA 121W

Clinical Practice

DA 121W

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: DA 106W, DA 110, DA 110LW, DA 113W, DA 114W, DA 117W, and HSC 140 with a "C" (2.

0) minimum grade in each. Concurrent enrollment in DA 120, DA 120LW, DA 125W, and DA 125LW. Provides the opportunity to apply practical skills in a clinical setting. Requires assignments in off-campus facilities and dental hygiene clinics. (0-45)

Outcomes and Objectives

Apply practical dental assisting skills in clinical settings.

Objectives:

  • Observe and participate in specialty dental settings.
  • Observe and participate in general dental settings.
  • Observe and participate in dental hygiene clinics.
  • Observe and participate in various community dental health assignments.

Complete written reports on experiences.

Objectives:

  • Complete experience report for each clinical setting.
  • Complete evaluation of experiences.

Develop communication skills in a dental setting.

Objectives:

  • Share experiences with fellow classmates and instructor.
  • Provide dental information to patients in a positive manner.
  • Verbally relate to dental health care team.
  • Ask pertinent questions of dental health care team.