May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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DENT 1010 - Introduction to Dental Assisting


Academic Division:

Health Sciences


Academic Discipline:

Dental Assisting


Assistant Dean: Leesa Cox, MBA, PTA
8 Credit(s)
This is the first of three courses that when successfully completed will comply with all Ohio Dental Board requirements allowing the student to test for the Dental Radiographer License in Ohio and the certification test for Ohio Dental Assistant. This is a multi-facade course that covers introduction to the profession of dental assisting, dental anatomy, infection control, health history of patient, emergency procedures in the dental clinic, and preventive dental assisting procedures. Semesters Available: Fall - Eve UG
6 Lab Hour(s)
6 Lecture Hour(s);
Required Prerequisite Course(s): Take ENGL 0040  and MATH 0084  (minimum grade of C- required for all); or qualifying placement test scores

College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcomes Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written  
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  

 



Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met
1. Define Dental Assistant Profession Quizzes throughout term Mid-term and final exam
2. Describe, identify, and explain dental anatomy Quizzes throughout term Mid-term and final exam

3. Apply regulatory policies and procedures for access and disclosure of protected health information (PHI) as required by the HIPAA Privacy Rule

Quizzes throughout term Mid-term and final exam
4. Identify universal precautions guidelines. Quizzes throughout term Mid-term and final exam
5. Measure and record vital signs Quizzes throughout term Mid-term and final exam
6. Describe the elements of patient health history Quizzes throughout term Mid-term and final exam

7. Identify procedures to be followed in the event of office emergencies

Quizzes throughout term Mid-term and final exam
8. Describe preventative dental assisting procedures Quizzes throughout term Mid-term and final exam

 



Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F


Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 


Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

 

 





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