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Schedule of Classes by Location (PDF format) | Wytheville Campus | Crossroads (Galax) | Summit (Marion) | Virtual (Online & Hybrid)

Dental Assisting

DNA 113: Chairside Assisting

DNA 113 Provides instruction on the principles of clinical chair side dental assisting, dental equipment use and maintenance, safety, instrument identification, tray set-ups by procedures, and patient data collection. Emphasis on patient management during restorative procedures. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor
50498
3 ~T~R~~~ 10/09/2017 - 12/11/2017 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM MAIN Galax Hall 0128 10L In Person Akers,Deborah A
51298
MTWRFSU 10/09/2017 - 12/11/2017 5:07 AM - 5:08 AM VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online Akers,Deborah A

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
50499
2 M~W~~~~ 10/09/2017 - 12/11/2017 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM MAIN Galax Hall 0128 10L In Person Davis,Kara Faye
51300
MTWRFSU 10/09/2017 - 12/11/2017 5:08 AM - 5:09 AM VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online Davis,Kara Faye

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
45813
2 M~W~~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 10:20 AM - 11:10 AM MAIN Galax Hall 0102 1 In Person Phillips,Rita A

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
45817
3 M~W~~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 12:10 PM - 1:25 PM MAIN Galax Hall 0102 1 In Person Thomas,Staci S

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
45814
2 M~W~~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 11:15 AM - 12:05 PM MAIN Galax Hall 0102 1 In Person Phillips,Rita A

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
45807
M~W~~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM MAIN Galax Hall 0102 1 In Person Smith,Elaine G
45809
5 ~T~R~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM MAIN Galax Hall 0128 10L In Person Brown,Teresa Ramsey
45809
5 ~T~R~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM MAIN Galax Hall 0128 10L In Person Shuler,Amber D
45809
5 ~T~R~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM MAIN Galax Hall 0128 10L In Person Smith,Elaine G
45810
5 ~T~R~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM MAIN Galax Hall 0128 11L In Person Brown,Teresa Ramsey
45810
5 ~T~R~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM MAIN Galax Hall 0128 11L In Person Shuler,Amber D
45810
5 ~T~R~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM MAIN Galax Hall 0128 11L In Person Smith,Elaine G

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
45827
2 ~T~R~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 10:05 AM - 10:55 AM MAIN Galax Hall 0102 1 In Person Thomas,Staci S

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
45834
MTWRFSU 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 4:19 AM - 4:20 AM VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online Thomas,Staci S
45835
2 ~T~~~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM MAIN Galax Hall 0100 10L In Person Thomas,Staci S
45836
2 ~~~R~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM MAIN Galax Hall 0100 11L 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
45825
2 ~T~R~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 9:10 AM - 10:00 AM MAIN Galax Hall 0102 1 In Person Phillips,Rita A

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
45828
~~~R~~~ 08/21/2017 - 12/18/2017 8:15 AM - 9:05 AM MAIN Galax Hall 0102 1 In Person Phillips,Rita A

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