Sep 26, 2022  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

DHDA-114L Dental Radiography Lab

Credits 0 / 4 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ENGL-100 (ACSR-100), completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0, or completion of RDNG-030, ACLT-075 or ACLT-076; Program Eligibility Requirements. Note: Division signature is required for registration. Co-requisite: DHDA-114  
Division signature is required for registration. The biology physics health and safety of radiology as well as the exposure processing mounting evaluation and interpretation of radiographs.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course by following a routine procedure that meets stated protocols, the student will demonstrate competency and complete: 1. five complete series of radiographs on DXTTRS with percent accuracy as stated on the grade sheet. 2. one set of occlusal films on DXTTR and process films manually. 3. after practice, one CSX set of a “place/no expose films” with the laboratory instructor. 4. two series of radiographs on an adult. One must be a semi-edentulous patient, with percent accuracy as stated on the grade sheet. 5. one complete series on a child. A primary or transition dentition may be used, with percent accuracy as stated on the grade sheet. 6. 2 additional sets of bitewings (one horizontal and one vertical set) with percent accuracy as stated on the grade sheet on either patients or DXTTR. 7. one panoramic film with percent accuracy as stated on the grade sheet (pediatric or adult). 8. a process/product exam at the end of the semester to prove proficiency in selected tasks. 9. three timed mountings on a view box, each timed at 2 minutes, with 100% accuracy.