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Dental Assisting

DNA 135: Dental Radiation Safety

DNA 135 Dental Radiation Safety ( 2 CR) - Studies techniques and devices used for protection from ionizing radiation. Teaches biological effects, cell sensitivity and genetic effects of ionizing radiation. Includes practice of bisection and parallel techniques on manikins. Prepares employed dental staff to meet the Virginia Board of Dentistry's regulations for certification in dental radiation safety hygiene. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor
40447 2 ~T~R~~~ 10/06/2014 - 11/21/2014 5:15 PM - 9:00 PM Main Campus Galax Hall 0128 10L In Person Shuler,Amber D
Enrolling this in lab automatically registers student for DNH 135, 95H. Enrollment limited to students admitted to the program.

DNA 190: Coordinated Internship in DNA

Coordinated Internship (discipline) (1-5 Cr.) - Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college. Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor
40448 MTWRFSU 11/24/2014 - 12/12/2014 4:10 AM - 4:11 AM Main Campus Virtual 1 95H Hybrid Akers,Deborah A
Blended/Hybrid - In Person & Web. On campus classes are required; dates will be provided in course syllabus. Enrollment limited to student admitted to the program.
40450 3 MTWRFSU 11/24/2014 - 12/12/2014 4:11 AM - 4:12 AM Main Campus Virtual 1 96HL Hybrid Akers,Deborah A
Blended/Hybrid - In Person & Web. On campus classes are required; dates will be provided in course syllabus. Enrollment limited to student admitted to the program. Enrolling in this lab automatically registers student for DNA 190, 95H.

Dental Hygiene

DNH 111: Oral Anatomy

DNH 111 Studies the morphology and function of the oral structures with emphasis on the primary and permanent dentition, eruption sequence, occlusion, and intra-arch relationships. Lecture 2 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor
40516 2 M~W~~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM Main Campus Galax Hall 0102 1 In Person Phillips,Rita A
Enrollment is limited to students admitted to the program.

DNH 115: Histology /Head and Neck Anatomy

DNH 115 Presents a study of the microscopic and macroscopic anatomy and physiology of the head, neck, and oral tissues. Includes embryologic development and histologic components of the head, neck, teeth, and periodontium. Lecture 3 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor
40564 3 M~W~~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Main Campus Galax Hall 0102 1 In Person Thomas,Staci S
Enrollment is limited to students admitted to the program

DNH 120: Management of Emergencies

DNH 120 Studies the various medical emergencies and techniques for managing emergencies in the dental setting. Additional practical applications and simulations of emergencies maybe conducted to enhance basic knowledge from the one hour lecture component. Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor
40566 2 ~T~~~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Main Campus Galax Hall 0101 1 In Person Phillips,Rita A
Enrollment is limited to students admitted to the program

DNH 141: Dental Hygiene I

DNH 141 Introduces clinical knowledge and skills for the performance of dental hygiene services; basic skill components, lab manikins. and client practice. Lecture 3 hours. Clinic 6 hours. Total 9 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor
40570 M~W~~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM Main Campus Galax Hall 0102 1 In Person Smith,Elaine G
Enrollment is limited to students admitted to the program
40571 5 ~T~R~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Main Campus Galax Hall 0128 10L In Person Smith,Elaine G
Enrollment is limited to students admitted to the program
40577 5 ~T~R~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Main Campus Galax Hall 0128 11L In Person Smith,Elaine G
Enrollment is limited to students admitted to the program

DNH 150: Nutrition

DNH 150 Studies nutrition as it relates to dentistry and general health. Emphasizes the principles of nutrition as applied to the clinical practice of dental hygiene. Lecture 2 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor
40580 2 ~T~R~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM Main Campus Galax Hall 0102 1 In Person Thomas,Staci S
Enrollment is limited to students admitted to the program

DNH 214: Practical Materials for Dental Hygiene

DNH 214 - Practical Materials for Dental Hygiene - Studies the current technologic advances, expanded functions, and clinical/laboratory materials used in dental hygiene practice. Provides laboratory experience for developing skills in the utilization and applications of these technologies and functions. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor
41649 MTWRFSU 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 4:29 AM - 4:30 AM Main Campus Virtual 1 95H Hybrid Thomas,Staci S
Blended/Hybrid - In Person & Online. On campus classes are required; dates will be provided in course syllabus. Enrollment limited to students admitted to the program. Enroll in DNH 214, 10L or 11L to register for this class.
41650 2 ~T~~~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 11:45 AM - 1:45 PM Main Campus Galax Hall 0100 10L In Person Thomas,Staci S
Enrollment limited to students admitted to the program. Enrolling in this lab automatically registers student for DNH 214, 95H.
41652 2 ~~~R~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 11:45 AM - 1:45 PM Main Campus Galax Hall 0100 11L In Person Thomas,Staci S
Enrollment limited to students admitted to the program. Enrolling in this lab automatically registers student for DNH 214, 95H.
67715 2 ~T~~~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 1:45 PM - 3:45 PM Main Campus Galax Hall 0100 12L In Person Thomas,Staci S

DNH 226: Public Health Dental Hygiene I

DNH 226 Studies and compares concepts of delivery of health care, applying the public health delivery model. Utilizes epidemiologic methods, research and biostatistics as applied to oral health program planning, implementation, and evaluation. Incorporates and applies current health issues and trends. Lecture 2 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor
41653 2 ~T~R~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM Main Campus Galax Hall 0102 1 In Person Phillips,Rita A
Enrollment limited to students admitted to the program.

DNH 235: Management of Dental Pain and Anxiety in the Dental Office

DNH 235 - Management of Dental Pain and Anxiety in the Dental Office (2 credits) Provides a study of anxiety and pain management techniques used in dental care. Students will understand the necessary theory to appropriately treat, plan and successfully administer topical anesthesia, local anesthesia, and nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia. Includes the components of pain, pain control mechanisms, topical anesthesia, local anesthesia and nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia. Prerequisites: DNH 115, DNH 120 and DNH 216. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor
41654 ~T~~~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM Main Campus Galax Hall 0102 1 In Person Phillips,Rita A
Enrollment limited to students admitted to the program. Enroll in DNH 235, 10L,11L,12L,13L, or 14L to register for this class.
41655 2 M~~~~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Main Campus Galax Hall 0128 10L In Person Phillips,Rita A
Enrolling in this lab automatically registers student for DNH 235, 1. Enrollment is limited to students admitted to the program.
41656 2 M~~~~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Main Campus Galax Hall 0128 11L In Person Phillips,Rita A
Enrolling in this lab automatically registers student for DNH 235, 1. Enrollment is limited to students admitted to the program.
41657 2 M~~~~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Main Campus Galax Hall 0128 12L In Person Phillips,Rita A
Enrolling in this lab automatically registers student for DNH 235, 1. Enrollment is limited to students admitted to the program.
41658 2 ~~W~~~~ 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Main Campus Galax Hall 0128 13L In Person Phillips,Rita A
Enrolling in this lab automatically registers student for DNH 235, 1. Enrollment is limited to students admitted to the program.

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