Jul 13, 2020  
2016-2017 Bellingham Technical College Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Bellingham Technical College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DEN 120 Patient Assessment

8 CR
This course provides the student with the level of knowledge and skills required for the dental assistant to accurately collect and assess patient data. The student will have the opportunity to learn and practice the skills associated with collecting a health history, obtaining vital signs, assisting with medical emergencies, and assisting the dentist in the diagnostic stages of dental treatment. Pharmacology and anesthesia will be presented as it relates to dentistry and oral health. This course also includes instruction on dental office administration, concentrating on specific job duties in the Bellingham Technical College Dental Clinic.
Prerequisite(s): DEN 110 , DEN 112 , DEN 114 , & DEN 115  with a minimum grade of C in each course



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