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DENT1103 – Introduction for Dental Health Care Providers pdf

Credits: 2 (1/1/0)
Description: The student will be introduced to fundamental knowledge required in the practice of dentistry. Topics to be covered include blood-borne pathogens, concepts and procedures of infection control, medical emergencies, first aid in the dental setting and patient privacy rights.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
  1. Describe the rationale for performing infection control procedures in a dental office.
  2. Describe the pathways by which microbes may be spread in the dental office.
  3. Summarize the recommendations for infection control in dentistry from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  4. Demonstrate appropriate first aid treatment in the dental health care setting.
  5. Discuss ways to prevent medical emergencies in a dental health care setting.
  6. Describe appropriate actions for the top nine medical emergencies that occur in a dental health care setting.
MnTC goal areas: None

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