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DEA 0020L - Pre-Clinical Practice Lab

90 Clock Hours
(Offered as needed)

This is a comprehensive chair side competency based course. The course provides the skills practice necessary for dental assisting students entering four handed dentistry practice including but not limited to infection control, taking and recording vital signs, assisting with operative procedures, principles of preventive dentistry, instrument identification, and use and maintenance of equipment. Emphasis is on aseptic technique and clinical competency with procedures performed in a contemporary dental practice.

Corequisite(s): DEA 0020  , DES 0103L  and DES 0103    

*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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