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
79984 DH 101 70 01:00PM-02:50PM W 7215 Lukacs,Linda 18 2*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
82124 DH 108 70 08:00AM-11:50AM T 7217 Barrs,Kenneth 18 1*
    01:30PM-05:20PM TH 7217 Bell,Darcie    
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82125 DH 108 71 01:30PM-05:20PM T 7217 Barrs,Kenneth 18 0*
    08:00AM-11:50AM TH 7217 Bell,Darcie    
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
83159 DH 109 73 10:00AM-11:50AM W 7215 Hopkins,Kesa 18 0*
    08:00AM-11:05AM M 7217      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
83160 DH 109 74 10:00AM-11:50AM W 7215 Hopkins,Kesa 18 0*
    11:20AM-02:25PM M 7217 Lawson,Mary    
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
83161 DH 109 75 10:00AM-11:50AM W 7215 Hopkins,Kesa 18 5*
    02:40PM-05:45PM M 7217      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
79993 DH 113B 71 01:00PM-01:50PM W 7202 Gray,Beth 18 4*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
79996 DH 122 70 08:00AM-11:50AM W 7217 Lukacs,Linda 18 0*
    05:30PM-09:20PM TH 7217 Hopkins,Kesa    
    01:00PM-05:05PM F 7217 White,Darla    
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79997 DH 122 71 02:30PM-06:20PM W 7217 Bell,Darcie 18 5*
    05:30PM-09:20PM T 7217 Clark,Roberta    
    08:00AM-11:50AM F 7217 Detsch,Steven    
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
79998 DH 123 70 12:00PM-12:50PM F 7215 Hopkins,Kesa 18 2*
    01:00PM-01:50PM F 7215      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
79999 DH 124 70 08:00AM-09:50AM W 7215 Di Zinno,William 18 2*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
82127 DH 125 70 08:00AM-09:50AM F 7215 Stewart,Susan 18 1*
    10:00AM-10:50AM F 7215      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82128 DH 125 71 09:00AM-10:50AM M 7215 Stewart,Susan 18 3*
    11:00AM-11:50AM M 7215      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
80000 DH 200A 71 01:30PM-03:20PM TH 7215 Stewart,Susan 18 5*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
DH 202 CLINIC III 4 Units Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to those students in the Dental Hygiene program. Prerequisite: DH 122 or equivalent.] Provides advanced experience in clinical practice of all dental hygiene assessment, planning, educational, treatment, and evaluation procedures and documentation. Includes initial therapy as well as maintenance therapy, and related procedures on child, adolescent, adult, geriatric, and medically compromised patients of all levels of complexity, with increased accuracy and efficiency. [D; CSU]
DH 202 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82938 DH 202 70 08:00AM-11:50AM W 7217 Gray,Beth 18 17*
    05:30PM-09:20PM TH 7217    
    01:00PM-04:50PM F 7217      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
DH 203 PATHOLOGY 2 Units Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to those students in the Dental Hygiene program.] Introduces general pathology with an emphasis on oral pathology to include: histology, physical descriptions, signs and symptoms, and treatment modalities. [D; CSU]
DH 203 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80001 DH 203 70 10:15AM-12:05PM T 7215 Lukacs,Linda 18 4*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
80003 DH 205 70 08:00AM-09:50AM T 7213 Lukacs,Linda 18 5*
    08:00AM-09:50AM T 7201A    
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
DH 206 DENTAL PHARMACOLOGY 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: DH 114 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to those students in the Dental Hygiene program.]. Provides a broad overview of the pharmacodynamics of drug actions. Includes modes of administration, mechanisms of action, biotransformation, excretion, drug interactions and side effects. Emphasizes those drugs relevant to the practice of dental hygiene. [D; CSU]
DH 206 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80004 DH 206 70 10:15AM-12:05PM TH 7215 Lukacs,Linda 18 5*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 13 Total Sections: 18
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