Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

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DES1800 - Introduction to Clinical Procedures (AS)

Credits/Clock Hours:
3 credits (3 lecture hours)

Description:
This course includes a study of: basic medical/dental terminology, the history of dentistry and the theory and techniques of clinical procedures, including microbiology and aseptic procedure, instrument design and patient/operator positioning, the oral exam, dental charting, and basic patient oral hygiene instruction. Infection control guidelines will be stressed throughout this course.

Corequisite: DES1800L (with a grade of C or higher)

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