Dec 02, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog
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DEA 710 - RDA Expanded Functions

3 credits


This course provides theoretical concepts and skills to expand the dental assistant’s or dental hygienist’s scope of practice to include occlusal registration, gingival retraction, final impression, provisional restorations, application of cavity liners, desensitizing agents, bonding systems, removal of adhesives, and Class I temporary filling material. Instructor consent is required. 

To be eligible to register for this course, students must: Be a graduate of an ADA-accredited dental assistant program; or be currently certified by the Dental Assisting National Board; or have at least one year of clinical practice as a registered dental assistant; or have at least one year of clinical practice as a dental assistant in a state that does not require  legistration; or hold and active dental hygiene license in Iowa AND   Be employed by a licensed dentist and whose policies allow the dental assistant and/or dental hygienist to perform procedures related to the expanded scope of practice.

Prerequisite:
Instructor consent is required.
 

Semester Typically Offered:
Multiple



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