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DES 0844 - Infection Control for Dental Assistants

30 Clock Hours
(Offered as needed)

This course is a general study in biomedical sciences of preventive dentistry to familiarize the dental assisting student with basic principles of microbiology, basic body structures, and their functions and effects as manifested in the oral cavity. The course also covers the effects of nutrition and the role of microorganisms in dental health and blood borne pathogens.

Corequisite(s): DEA 0020 , DEA 0020L  

*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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