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Course Number:
DT 286
Course Title:
DT Registered Graduate Preparation
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
20
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0

Course Description

Covers workplace preparation including professional ethics, organizations, opportunities, certification requirements and preparation for Registered Graduate (RG) testing through the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology (NBC). Prerequisites: DT 270 and DT 272. Prerequisites/concurrent: DT 287.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Recognize and follow ethical standards of the dental laboratory technology profession.
  • Be prepared to pursue eventual certification testing through the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology.

Course Activities and Design

Online Format

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Weekly online quizzes
  • Weekly online discussions
  • Dental technology educational materials review
  • Practice tests

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Online study system with instructional study guide and practice exams.
  • Review of major topics of dental laboratory technology including complete dentures, partial dentures, crown and bridge, ceramics, orthodontics and implants.
  • Sample questions and practice exams
  • Test taking and question format
  • Ethical and  legal responsibilities of the profession
  • State Practice Act and Regulatory agencies for dentistry, denturists and dental lab technology.
  • Dental and health care ethics
  • Business Ethics for laboratory owners
  • Professionalism
  • Certification Process
  • Continuing Education
  • Local, state and national organizations

Related Instruction

Computation
Hours: 5

  • Be prepared to pursue eventual certification testing through the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology.

  • Review and compute measurements, weights, surveying and proportional measurements as they relate to the fabrication of dental appliances, dentures and fixed prosthetic.

Communication
Hours: 7

  • Be prepared to pursue eventual certification testing through the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology.
  • Recognize and follow ethical standards of the dental laboratory technology profession.

  • Utilize appropriate terminology in communicating with a variety of dental health professionals.
  • Post weekly discussion board comments and respond to classmates postings, using appropriate dental terminology.
  • Reflect and discuss ethcal responsibilities of the profession
  • Analyze and discuss ethical dilemmas