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EASTERN IDAHO TECHNICAL COLLEGE_ ___________________________________________________________ 2015-2016
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COM 101 Fundamentals of Speech
3 Credits
This is a course in oral communication that emphasizes the
foundational elements of communication including: perception,
self-concept, language listening and nonverbal. This course also
encompasses a variety of communication, including
interpersonal, group, and public. ALL
Prerequisite: A COMPASS score of >67 in both Reading and
Writing or an ACT English score >17 or an SAT English score
>450
COM 101T Fundamentals of Speech (Transfer Students
Only)
1 Credit
This course is designed to meet the needs of transfer students
who enter EITC having previously taken a two-credit Speech or
Communication class at either Idaho State University or
University of Idaho. Students will attend the first seven weeks of
the course, take all exams given during those seven weeks, and
deliver at least one speech. ALL
Prerequisite: Two hours of introductory Speech
Communications transfer credit
DTL 121 Orientation to Dental Assisting/Office Management
2 Credits
This course is designed to provide the student with a solid
foundation to become skilled in effectively using the correct
terminology when dealing with various people in various
situations. The skills learned in this course can be used when
building relationships with people as related to success with
patients, co-workers, and employers. Also provides in-depth
understanding of the dentist’s and auxiliary’s ethical and legal
responsibilities to patients and to each other. Emphasis is placed
on the auxiliary’s role in risk management. An introduction to
basic office procedures used on a daily basis is included. FA
DTL 124 Basic Dental Science & Medical Situations
3 Credits
This course is designed to provide students with a basic
understanding of the various sciences used in the dental health
field. Class work also deals with preventive dentistry and
patient care. The course provides the skills needed to handle
any medical emergency in the dental office and provides a solid
fundamental knowledge of HIV/AIDS as it pertains to patients,
co-workers and employers. The student will be eligible to test
for Red Cross certification in CPR, First Aid, and HIV/AIDS in
the Workplace. FA
DTL 125 Dental Operatory Procedures
4 credits
This course is designed to provide the skills needed in the
maintenance of treatment rooms, equipment, tray
preparation, selection and proper sterilization of dental
instruments/or equipment, and the hands-on use of four- and
six-handed chair side procedures. The course covers the
physical and chemical interactions, manipulations, application
and storage of various restorative materials. FA
DTL 126 Dental Radiology
4 Credits
This course is designed to provide history, principles, and
biological effects on the human body. Also included are the
exposing, processing, and mounting of radiographs using proper
safety techniques. The course provides supervised theory and lab
techniques covering intra and extra oral radiographic production,
processing, mounting, and evaluation. The student has the
opportunity to become skilled in dental x-ray procedures with a
heavy emphasis on safety. FA
DTL 127 Dental Clinical
2 Credits
Theories and skills learned in the classroom are applied to actual
clinical situations through low-income clinic work on campus.
The experience is made possible by local dentists who volunteer
their time and services. This course provides the student with
the opportunity to enhance chair side and laboratory skills in
the dental environment and to work with dentists in a structured
environment. SP
DTL 128 Dental Specialties
4 Credits
This course is designed to provide the student with a basic
knowledge, including indications and contraindications, of the
use of dental specialties. Varied skills dealing with each specialty
will be introduced. SP
DTL 129 Dental Biology
2 Credits
Microbiology/Anatomy and Physiology is a required course for
Dental Assisting students. This is an introductory course that is
taught in one semester. The course is taught in a lecture format.
This course will cover microbiology, pathophysiology and
anatomy of the head and neck. FA
DTL 131 Dental Lab Materials & Expanded Functions
3 Credits
The student will learn to identify properties, uses, and
manipulations of various dental laboratory materials. A hands-on
use of selected laboratory materials is used in the fabrication of
numerous dental products. Also learned are selected laboratory
procedures including proper use, maintenance, and safety of
laboratory equipment. Much of this course is hands-on lab work.
The student will have the opportunity to become skilled in the
clinical aspects of the Idaho Expanded Functions for Dental
Assistants. The student will have the opportunity to be tested for
the Idaho Expanded Functions certificate. SP
DTL 132 Supervised Work Experience
6 Credits
This course is designed to allow students to apply theories and
skills learned in the classroom and lab to actual clinical
situations in area dental offices. This gives the student the
opportunity to become further skilled in the Idaho Expanded
Functions. The student may also receive experience in specialty
offices (e.g. orthodontics or oral surgery). SU
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