DAST 151L: Dental Assisting Simulation Lab I

Class Program
Credits 1
This course is designed to provide immersive learning experiences for dental assisting students. Course instruction will allow learners to practice and develop clinical skills by applying theoretical knowledge in hands-on scenarios that mimic various clinical situations that range in complexity and skill level. The course focus will be on developing skills for patient treatment. Topics may include vital signs, medical emergencies, patient assessment, radiology, dental materials, and general chairside techniques. Students will participate in classroom activities and outside assignments such as case studies, task analysis, and self-assessment, problem solving skills, communication, and skills evaluations. This course will include interprofessional communication, collaboration and interaction with other health care professionals and programs. Corequisite: DAST 111. (F)