In this course, students address types of diseases and their transmission, the application of OSHA and CDC guidelines to dentistry, and the management of hazardous waste in the dental office. Students gain practical experience in the operation of sterilization equipment and disinfection techniques, as well as methods for the safe management and manipulation of various substances used in the dental treatment room.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to Dental Assisting program
Class offerings by semester
Day Class (before 5 p.m.) Evening Class (after 5 p.m.) Online Class
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