DA F153 Anatomy for Dental Assistants

Study of anatomy as it applies to the field of dental assisting. Includes basic body systems and an in-depth examination of dental embryology, histology, morphology and head/neck anatomy.
Primary Material Type:
Online Course
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Project Name:
HEART - Health Education Alaska Rural Training

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
The Dental Assisting program extended to rural Alaska by efforts at Maniilaq Health Services where the Chief of Dentistry, A. Kirkland is teaching a course on Infection Control. Kirkland is also reviewing the courses developed under the Project. Maniilaq Health Services through rural Chukchi Campus in Kotzebue, Alaska, and Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation through Kuskokwim Campus in Bethel, Alaska have plans to use the courses and program to teach employees and potential employees in lieu of time consuming on the job training.
Industry Sector:
Health Care and Social Assistance -- Ambulatory Health Care Services -- Offices of Dentists (6212)
Healthcare Support Occupations -- Dental Assistants (31-9091)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (51)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Active - requires user to respond to prompts, questions, etc.
Quality Rubric:
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Other Rubric
Course Note:
Dental Assisting Certificate requirement


Formal Accessibility Policy:

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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