Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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DA 201 - Dental Radiology

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): Successful admittance to the Dental program.

Course Description: Prepares students for Dental Board Exams. Students will study the following sections: radiation safety for the patient, radiation safety for the operator, exposing and evaluating radiographs, processing films, mounting and labeling radiographs, and techniques used in performing a full mouth radiologic exam. 

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Explain how radiation causes physical harm and describe necessary safety standards. (ILO: Quantitative Literacy and Reasoning)
  • CLO#2: Describe and how to expose and develop quality radiographs.
  • CLO#3: Identify and discuss standards for common exposure, processing, and film errors, and how they may be avoided or eliminated.
  • CLO#4: Recognize and describe occupational hazards in a radiographic setting.

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