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Introduction to Dental Assisting

DEA
0740

This is course designed to introduce the role and function of the dental assistant as a member of the health care delivery team. Topics include the history and development of dentistry; legal and ethical responsibilities; communication and interpersonal relationships; and concepts of wellness and disease. Basic concepts of infection control are also included.

Credits: 
1.00
Class Hours: 
30.00
Prerequisite(s): 
Admission to the Dental Assisting program.
Co-requisite(s): 
DEA 0743 and HSC 0003.
Course Type: 
Dental Assisting