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DAE 167 - Dental Assisting III

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Principles and techniques of dental practices management and oral health education as applied to dental assisting. Includes preventive dentistry in dental health education, dental office procedures, and summary and evaluation.

Prerequisite(s): DAE 159 , DAE 160 , DAE 161 , DAE 162 , DAE 162LB , DAE 163 , DAE 163LC , DAE 164 , DAE 164LB , DAE 165 , and DAE 165LB.
Corequisite(s): DAE 166 , DAE 169 , DAE 169LC  
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate competency in the knowledge and skills required to systematically collect diagnostic data. 
  2. Demonstrate competency in the knowledge and skills required to perform a variety of clinical supportive treatments.
  3. Demonstrate competency in the knowledge and skills required to perform a variety of business office procedures.
  4. Demonstrate competency in the knowledge and skills required to manage infection hazard control protocol consistent with published professional guidelines.
  5. Define and explain state and federal dental laws and regulations.

Outline:
  1. Preventive Dentistry in Dental Health Education
    1. Periodontal disease
    2. Home care
    3. Patient education
    4. Fluoride
    5. Coronal polish
    6. Miscellaneous preventive measures
    7. Care of prosthetic devices
    8. Public dental health
  2. Dental Office Procedures
    1. Duties of a dental secretary
    2. Office manual
    3. Telephone techniques
    4. Appointment control
    5. Record keeping
    6. Accounts receivable
    7. Dental insurance
    8. Recall systems
    9. Preventing disease transmission in records management
    10. Accounts payable
    11. Computers in practice management
    12. Inventory control
  3. Summary and Evaluation


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2017/18