ERIC Number: ED023826
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Manual of an Instructional Program in Dental Assisting.
Gilbert, Maud R., Ed.; Fiedler, Belle, Ed.
This manual is for administrator and teacher use in planning a program and individual courses for adults in dental assisting in vocational, technical, and adult programs. The manual was developed by a supervisor, a teacher-coordinator, teachers, and dentists at the local level and tested in the local school. The objectives are to prepare individuals to function as chairside assistants and office managers. Curriculum components are English, Dental Office Management, Dental Assisting Typewriting, Professional Orientation, Perspective in Personal Development, Dental Laboratory Procedures, Dental Theory, First Aid, Pharmacology, and Dental Assisting Theory and Practice. Course outlines include time allotment, general descriptive statement, objectives, and general content. Two semesters including 1,016 class and laboratory hours are required. Teachers should be competent practitioners and represent the areas of home economics and business education as well as dental education. Student requirements include high school graduation or equivalency, one unit of science, one unit of typing, and a twelfth grade reading level. Field experiences are described and policies in connection with (1) admission, (2) scholarship, probation and dismissals, (3) withdrawals, readmissions, and transfers, (4) graduation, (5) health program, (6) counseling program, and (7) scholarship and loans are explained. Appendixes include evaluation forms and laboratory procedure outlines. (JK)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Madison Vocational, Technical, and Adult Schools, WI.
Identifiers: Madison; Madison Vocational Technical and Adult Schools WI; Wisconsin