Jan 22, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

DAST 1590 - Clinical Practicum II

Credit hours: 1-3 as defined by the individual Institutions

Clinical hour range: 1 credit equals 15-105 contact hours

                                2 credits equals 106-210 contact hours 

                                3 credits equals 211-315 contact hours

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Dental Assisting Program 

Course Description:
A continuation of Clinical Practicum I. A Supervised clinical experience in general dentistry to master basic dental assisting skills. Emphasis is on the role of the dental assistant in operative dentistry and patient care.

Student Learning Outcomes:
To provide the student with the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom setting to a functioning general dental practice, as well as to teach the student to work as a member of the dental health care team.

Students will be able to:

  1. Present professional through neatness, promptness and dependability.
  2. Recall duties, methods and techniques that are associated with general chair side assisting.
  3. Develop a positive attitude toward professionalism and constructive criticism.
  4. Develop more fully those skills that are need for general chair side dental assisting.
  5. Recall and be introduced to one field of specialty in the dental field.