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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2021-2022 Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DEN 101 - Dental Assisting I

Prerequisite: RDG 095  or appropriate score on the placement test AND MAT 090 , MAT 095 , or appropriate score on the placement test.
Corequisite: BIO 116  and DEN 109  .
(4 Credits)
This course is designed to provide an introduction to the profession of dental assisting. The didactic portion will cover topics including Maryland law and ethics, dental terminology, infection control procedures, and proper use and care of dental instruments and equipment. Students will apply topics covered in the didactic portion of the course in a supervised lab setting.  Course and laboratory fee required. Total of 30 hours of lecture, 60 hours of laboratory.

Semesters Offered: Summer Only, All Years.

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