DENH 115 Dental Radiology*

This Course is an introduction to methods and principles of radiation safety and techniques applied to dental settings. Topics include the historical background of dental radiography, biological effects of radiation exposure and radiation safety, patient and personal protective measures, intra-oral and extra-oral techniques, processing procedures, infection control, legal and ethical responsibilities, quality assurance, digital radiography, and techniques and management of the child and special needs patient.

Credits

2 Credits

Corequisite

DENH 115L

DENH 115Dental Radiology*

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I. General Information

Department

II. Course Specification

Credit Hours Narrative

2 Credits

Corequisite Narrative

DENH 115L

III. Catalog Course Description

This Course is an introduction to methods and principles of radiation safety and techniques applied to dental settings. Topics include the historical background of dental radiography, biological effects of radiation exposure and radiation safety, patient and personal protective measures, intra-oral and extra-oral techniques, processing procedures, infection control, legal and ethical responsibilities, quality assurance, digital radiography, and techniques and management of the child and special needs patient.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies