Introduction to Dental Assisting
- Permission Required:
- Dental Assisting (Technical Credit)
- Corequisite Narrative:
- (DEA0743 and HSC0003)
- 3.00 Credits
- 6.00 Hours
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.