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DAT 160 - Expanded Duties/Specialties


Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 0 Clinical Hours: 0 Credits: 2

Description: This course provides practical experience in performing the expanded duties designated by the SC Board of Dentistry for Expanded Duty Dental Assistants. In addition, course covers an overview of dental specialties.

Prerequisite(s): Take AHS 113 , DAT 113 , DAT 115 , DAT 118 , DAT 121  and DAT 154  with a minimum grade of C.
Corequisite(s): Take DAT 123 , DAT 124 , DAT 127  and DAT 164 .
Course Topics:
  • Administrative Office Duties
  • Clinical Office Duties
  • Clinical Laboratory duties
  • Legal Concepts
  • Patient Instructions
  • Operational Functions
  • Moisture Control

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • None

Grading System:
An overall grade of B or higher is required for transferability.

A =  90 - 100
B =   80 - 89
C =   70 - 79
D =   60 - 69
F =     0 - 59


Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Perform administrative office duties.
  2. Perform clinical office duties.
  3. Perform clinical laboratory duties.
  4. Apply legal concepts.
  5. Discuss patient instructions and SC Expanded Duty Dental procedures.
  6. Discuss operation functions.
  7. Discuss moisture control.

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