ERIC Number: ED183960
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Military Curricula for Vocational & Technical Education. Dental Specialist, 10-1.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Air Univ., Gunter AFS, Ala. Extension Course Inst.
Designed to provide entry level apprentice skills to persons who wish to become skilled, specialist level workers as dental assistants, these course materials supplement laboratory or on-the-job learning situations. One of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to civilian vocational curriculum and instruction, the course contains a considerable amount of review material and is stated to be suitable for beginning students with background in the basic sciences. Each chapter in the four-volume set is organized around learning objectives, accompanied by text with criterion exercises and answers keyed to the text for self-evaluation. Each volume also has a review examination containing questions keyed to the objectives; no answers are provided. Volume I, Administration, Safety, and Maintenance, discusses the professional-client relationship and general safety practices. Volume 2, Basic Dental Sciences, covers oral anatomy, physiology, and pathology; dental therapeutics; and basic microbiology and sterilization. Volume 3, Dental Instruments and Materials, describes the uses of general, restorative, and specialty instruments; and dental materials. It is accompanied by supplementary foldout charts. Volume 4, Clinical Procedures, describes preventative dentistry programs, dental radiology, general assisting procedures, and specialties. (MEK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Air Univ., Gunter AFS, Ala. Extension Course Inst.