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ERIC Number: ED350462
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 66
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Dental Laboratory Technology. Project Report Phase I with Research Findings.
Sappe', Hoyt; Smith, Debra S.
This report provides results of Phase I of a project that researched the occupational area of dental laboratory technology, established appropriate committees, and conducted task verification. These results are intended to guide development of a program designed to train dental laboratory technicians. Section 1 contains general information: purpose of Phase I; description of the occupation, including nature of work, working conditions, and related occupations; direction of the occupation, including employment, training and other qualifications, advancement, job outlook, and earnings; program development committee; areas of concern; State Technical Committee developmental recommendations; and project staff recommendations. Section 2 presents research findings: accreditation and certification; list of typical job titles; and appropriate trade resources and sources, including references and textbooks, journals, anatomical models, audiovisuals, curriculum materials, sources for competency-based testing materials, and sources of additional information. A verified occupational duty and task list is comprised of seven duties: anatomy and physiology related to prosthetic services; quality assurance, safety, and communication skills; legal and ethical principles; business management; dental science; dental laboratory techniques; and employability skills. Other contents include a tools and equipment list and staff and facilities recommendations. Accreditation standards are appended. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia