DEN 130: Clinical Practice

In this course, dental assisting students are provided with clinical application of previous dental assisting knowledge as they gain clinical experience in clinical settings such as the WCC Dental Clinic and other assigned clinical sites. Students assist during basic preventive and operative procedures, monitor vital signs, utilize Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, sterilize instruments and manage patient records.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; DEN 108, DEN 110 and DEN 120, minimum grade "C" in all DEN courses; DEN 120 may enroll concurrently

Level II Prereq: DEN 112 minimum grade "C"; current CPR card

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytime    

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytime    

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 2
Lecture Hours 0
Clinical Hours 120
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 120

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