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Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary Certificate (EFDA)

Course Descriptions

Program Name:         Dental Hygiene -- EFDA Certificate

Course Name:            Dental Anatomy for Certified Dental Assistants
Course Number:       DHY 121
Credits:                       1  Credit Hour
Contact Hours:          3 Lab                                       Terms offered: SU
Catalog Description: Explains the morphology and function of teeth as it applies to dentistry. Laboratory sessions provide experience with identifying models of teeth and dentitions as well as reproducing teeth in wax. 


Course Name:            Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliaries (E.F.D.A.) I
Course Number:       DHY 153
Credits:                       2
Contact Hours:          1 Lecture, 3 Lab, 3 Clinical                Terms offered: F
Catalog Description: This course focuses on the use and manipulation of materials introduced in DHY 150. Concepts of four-handed dentistry are also included.  This course includes the application of expanded functions procedures delegated to dental auxiliaries by The State of Ohio Dental Board.


Course Name:            Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliaries (E.F.D.A.)  Practicum I
Course Number:       DHY 154
Credits:                       1
Contact Hours:          8 Practicum / 40 clock hours
Catalog Description: This course provides practical application of the dental skills and principles covered in the DHY 153.  The student is assigned to a dental office/ clinical site for supervised practical experience, and is required to provide an evaluation of office experiences and individual work experience sheets.


Course Name:            Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary II
Course Number:       DHY 155
Credits:                       2
Contact Hours:          1 Lecture, 3 Lab 3 Clinical                 Terms offered: SP
Catalog Description:  This course is a continuation of studies which began in DHY 153 and focuses on the use and manipulation of dental materials.  This course includes the application of expanded functions procedures delegated to dental auxiliaries by the state of Ohio Dental Board.


Course Name:            Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary Practicum II
Course Number:       DHY 156
Credits:                       1
Contact Hours:          8 Practicum / 40 clock hours
Catalog Description: This course provides practical application of the dental skills and principles covered in the DHY 155.  The student is assigned to a dental office/ clinical site for supervised practical experience, and is required to provide an evaluation of office experiences and individual work experience sheets.

Course Name:            Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary Clinical Mock Exam
Course Number:       DHY 160
Credits:                       1
Contact Hours:          3                                                    Terms offered: SP, SU
Catalog Description: This is a Flex course designed to give the EFDA student additional practice for the EFDA exam.


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