ERIC Number: ED030744
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-May
Reference Count: 0
Dental Assistant Training; Standard Course Outline.
Public Health Service (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Indian Health.
Dental assistant programs at Intermountain School-Public Health Service (PHS) Indian Health Center, Brigham City, Utah; PHS Health Center-Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas; and PHS Alaska Native Hospital, Mt. Edgecumbe, Alaska accept a total of 34 trainees from all areas of the Division of Indian Health annually. The 10-month curriculum operates on a daily schedule of 2 hours of didactic study and 5 hours of practical application. The curriculum outline presented represents the base-line of training conducted at the three centers. Major subject areas are: (1) orientation, (2) office procedures, (3) pre-clinical sciences, (4) dental materials, (5) clinical sciences, (6) clinical application, (7) laboratory and technical application, (8) on-the-job training in the private office, (9) dental health education, and (10) the Division of Indian Health dental program. Demonstrations, applications, readings, and visual aids are suggested for each area. (JK)
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Authoring Institution: Public Health Service (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Indian Health.