Dental Hygiene

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DH 101 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL CONCEPTS 2 Units Grade only. [Corequisite: DH 108. Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to those students who are enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program.] Introduces skills and clinical procedures required for dental hygiene patient procedures. [D; CSU]
DH 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88019 DH 101 70 08:00AM-09:50AM F 7201A Kubischta,Karen 18 7*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
DH 106 SPECIAL NEED PATIENT CARE 2 Units Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to those students who are enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program.] Integrates methodologies needed for the dental hygiene treatment of patients throughout their lifespan from infancy through adulthood with special emphasis on geriatric patients and those patients with special needs. [D; CSU]
DH 106 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90233 DH 106 70 01:00PM-02:50PM T 7201A Lukacs,Linda 18 5*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
DH 108 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PRACTICE 2.5 Units [Corequisite: DH 101. Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to those students who are enrolled in the Dental Hygiene Program.] Provides laboratory experience in the skills and clinical procedures required for dental hygiene patient care. Introduces basic instrumentation techniques, infection control application, and management of medical emergencies in a clinical setting. [D; CSU]
DH 108 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88020 DH 108 70 08:00AM-11:50AM T 7217 Kubischta,Karen 18 4*
    01:00PM-04:50PM TH 7217 Barrs,Kenneth    
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
88021 DH 108 71 01:00PM-04:50PM T 7217 Kubischta,Karen 18 3*
    08:00AM-11:50AM TH 7217 Barrs,Kenneth    
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
DH 109 DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY 3 Units Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to those students who are enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program.] Emphasizes the principle of dental radiography and clinical application of procedures involved in exposing, processing interpreting, and evaluating radiographs, and images. Includes digital radiography, panorex, and digital camera. (Formerly DH 111A.) [D]
DH 109 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
91208 DH 109 76 03:00PM-04:50PM W 7201A Hopkins,Kesa 18 25*
    08:00AM-11:05AM M 7217      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
91209 DH 109 77 03:00PM-04:50PM W 7201A Hopkins,Kesa 18 27*
    11:30AM-02:35PM M 7217      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
91210 DH 109 78 03:00PM-04:50PM W 7201A Hopkins,Kesa 18 27*
    03:00PM-06:05PM M 7217      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
DH 113B CLINICAL CONCEPTS II 1 Unit Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to those students who are enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program. Prerequisite: DH 113A or equivalent.] Emphasizes intermediate theory and skill development for clinical procedures required for dental hygiene patient care. [D]
DH 113B Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
91214 DH 113B 72 03:30PM-04:20PM TH 7201A Gray,Beth 18 5*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
DH 116 DENTAL MATERIALS 2 Units Grade only. [Enrollment is limited to those students who are enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program.] Provides a survey of dental materials and a rationale in the techniques of using them. [D; CSU]
DH 116 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90234 DH 116 70 08:00AM-08:50AM M 7206 Di Zinno,William 18 4*
    09:00AM-12:05PM M 7206      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
90235 DH 116 71 01:00PM-01:50PM M 7206 Di Zinno,William 18 6*
    02:00PM-05:05PM M 7206      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
DH 122 CLINIC II 4 Units Grade only. [Corequisite: DH 113B. Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to those students who are enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program. Prerequisite: DH 118 or equivalent.] Provides intermediate clinical practice of dental hygiene treatment procedures on more difficult cases. Includes complex patient assessment, treatment planning, oral hygiene instructions, radiographs, local anesthesia, advanced hand and ultrasonic scaling, selective polishing, application of chemotherapeutic agents, sealants, documentation, and related procedures on child, adolescent, adult, geriatric, and medically compromised patients. [D; CSU]
DH 122 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88026 DH 122 70 08:00AM-11:50AM W 7217 Gray,Beth 18 2*
    05:30PM-09:20PM TH 7217 Adum,Ashley    
    01:00PM-04:50PM F 7217 Hopkins,Kesa    
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
91204 DH 122 72 01:00PM-04:50PM W 7217 Gray,Beth 18 3*
    05:30PM-09:20PM T 7217 Detsch,Steven    
    08:00AM-11:50AM F 7217 Rudell,Deborah    
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
DH 123 ORAL ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 1 Unit Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to those students in the Dental Hygiene program.] Provides study of the orofacial region and morphologic aspects of the primary and secondary dentitions and their supporting structure. Emphasizes root structures of each permanent tooth. [D; CSU]
DH 123 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
91173 DH 123 71 01:00PM-01:50PM W 7201A Hopkins,Kesa 18 7*
    02:00PM-02:50PM W 7201A      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
DH 124 ORAL EMBRYOLOGY AND HISTOLOGY 2 Units Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to those students in the Dental Hygiene Program.] Introduces the embryologic development of the face, neck, and orofacial structures. Examines facial developmental disturbances, tooth development and eruption, the histology of the oral mucosa, gingival, dentogingival junctional tissues, enamel, and supporting structures. [D; CSU]
DH 124 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
91174 DH 124 71 10:00AM-11:50AM W 7201B Di Zinno,William 18 7*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
DH 125 ORAL HEALTH 2 Units [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to students enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program.] Emphasizes the etiology and prevention of dental diseases and introduces patient education strategies. [D; CSU]
DH 125 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
91175 DH 125 71 10:30AM-12:35PM F 7201A Kubischta,Karen 18 7*
    12:45PM-01:35PM F 7201A      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
DH 200A COMMUNITY DENTAL HEALTH I 2 Units Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to those students in the Dental Hygiene program.] Introduces and study of the philosophy and background of community dental health. Emphasizes program planning, implementation, and evaluation. Includes practical experience implementing programs in various community settings. [D; CSU]
DH 200A Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
91215 DH 200A 72 01:00PM-02:50PM TH 7201A Stewart,Susan 18 5*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM
DH 205 ADVANCED PERIODONTICS 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: DH 115 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to those students in the Dental Hygiene program.] Introduces practical application of treatment planning, advanced principles of periodontal nonsurgical and surgical therapies, and techniques for advanced instrumentation. Includes instruction in soft tissue curettage and local administered antibiotic agents. [D; CSU]
DH 205 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88035 DH 205 70 03:00PM-04:50PM T 7201A Lukacs,Linda 18 5*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:03 AM

Total Courses: 12 Total Sections: 17
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