Sep 27, 2022  
TCC Catalog 2021-2022 
TCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DES1600 Dental Office Emergencies

2 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): acceptance into the dental assisting or dental hygiene program.
Introduction to elements of dental care as it relates to risk management of medically compromised patients. The major portion of the course deals with the prevention, recognition and management of medical emergencies that occur in the dental office. An introduction to common systemic diseases, with emphasis on their implications for dental treatment planning, and the management of medical and dental emergencies. Contact: 4 hours per week. Dental hygiene students take this course in Fall; dental assisting students take this course in Spring. Does not count toward A.A. degree.