Subject: Dental Assisting
Credit units: 3
College: Dentistry
Department: Dentistry (Dean's Office)


This course presents the basic principles of pharmacology. Learners will develop the skills to accurately obtain and record vital signs, investigate health histories and identify and manage medical emergencies common to the dental environment. In addition learners will critically analyze, maintain and accurately complete dental records and clinical charts. Legal and ethical professional codes of conduct are also discussed in relation to documentation and confidentiality.

Restriction(s): Restricted to students in the Dental Assisting Program.

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