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DES 0602 - Pharmacology and Dental Office Emergencies


30 Clock Hours
(Offered as needed)

This course is designed to familiarize the dental assisting student with the basic concepts and considerations regarding pharmacology and pharmaceutics used in dentistry. Topics presented include nitrous oxide monitoring, emergency procedures and protocol. Lectures will include recognition of emergency conditions in the dental office, not limited to syncope, anaphylaxis, and cardiovascular incidents. Emphasis is placed on the role of the dental assistant in the prevention and management of dental office emergencies.

*Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.



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