Mississippi Curriculum Framework for Dental Assisting Technology Programs Program CIP: 51.0601-Dental Assistant. Postsecondary Programs.Report as inadecuate

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This document, which is intended for use by community and junior colleges throughout Mississippi, contains curriculum frameworks for the course sequences in the dental assisting technology program. Presented in the introductory section are a description of the program and suggested course sequence. Section I lists baseline competencies. Section II consists of the curriculum guides for three categories of courses for dental assisting technology: (1) dental assisting technology courses--orientation, materials, dental science I, chairside assisting I, dental radiology I, practice management, dental science II, clinical experience I, dental radiology II, chairside assisting II, dental health education, clinical experience II, and chairside assisting III; (2)related vocational-technical course--fundamentals of microcomputer applications; and (3) related academic courses--English composition I and II, oral communications (principles of speech), anatomy and physiology I and II, general biology I and II, microbiology, general chemistry I, general chemistry laboratory I, general chemistry II, general chemistry laboratory II, principles of chemistry I and II, general psychology I, nutrition, college algebra, survey of physics I, trigonometry, introduction to computer concepts, and music appreciation. Each course outline contains some/all of the following: course name and abbreviation; course classification; course description; prerequisites; and competencies and suggested objectives. Recommended tools and equipment are listed in section III. Appended are lists of related academic topics and workplace skills for the 21st century and student competency profiles for both courses. (YLB)

Descriptors: Academic Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Awareness, Career Exploration, Community Colleges, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computers, Core Curriculum, Dental Assistants, Dental Evaluation, Dental Health, Dental Hygienists, Dental Technicians, Educational Equipment, Leadership, Radiology, State Curriculum Guides, Statewide Planning, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education

Author: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=12492&id=ED397287

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