Prepares dental auxiliary students to respond proactively to dental emergencies, control infection, prevent disease, adhere to OSHA Standards and safely manage hazardous materials. Students also take patient vital signs and collect patient medical/dental histories. CPR certification is a prerequisite; students will be required to show proof of certification before beginning the course. This course is a WTCS aligned course required in both the Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistant programs. This course must be taken at NTC, no transfers, because the content of this course is specific for this program/site.
Prepares dental assistant students to chart oral cavity structures, dental pathology and restorations and to assist a dentist with basic dental procedures including examinations, pain control, amalgam restoration and cosmetic restoration. Students will also develop the ability to educate patients about preventive dentistry, brushing and flossing techniques and dental procedures, using lay terminology.
Prepares dental assistant students for professional success in a dental practice or another dental health care environment. Students develop professional appearance and image. More importantly, they learn to work within ethical guidelines and legal frameworks. In preparation for entering the work force, dental assistants customize or develop their portfolios and lay out an on-going professional development plan.
This course prepares the student dental hygienist to work within the scope of dental hygiene practice to manage anxiety and pain for dental patients. Students learn to prepare and administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide safely. The course also addresses the recommendation of alternative pain control measures.
Introduces the concepts of Industry 4.0 and the key aspects that workers will need to be prepared for in the intelligent factory setting. Robotic automation, smart manufacturing, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) concepts will be explored.
Focuses on integration of a complete automated manufacturing cell. Typical components include programmable controllers, robot, sensors, drives, conveyors, pneumatics, hard automation, control wiring and vision systems. Students plan, wire, program, troubleshoot and develop an automated manufacturing process based on the “product” chosen by the group. All required programming and documentation for the entire automation system is required
Program drive parameters for a drive application. This course will teach students how to create a custom parameter group based upon drive applications. Throughout this course, the instructor will cover a range of topics from establishing communications with a PowerFlex 525 drive via a USB connection and Ethernet/IP network to test parameters of a PowerFlex 525 drive and control a drive in STUDIO 5000.
This course prepares the learner or graduate for licensure. Simulated written and practical examinations. Individualized study plans, stress/test anxiety management strategies, and dental hygiene license obtainment are addressed. Course goal is to strengthen learner performance on written board and clinical practical examinations. No challenge test available.
Introduces the concept of setting up and programming various safety devices including GuardMaster Smart sensors, Programmable safety relays and safety PLC’s, The course will focus on how to setup, program and integrate safety components into your automation project.
Organize and develop FactoryTalk View Site Edition (SE) applications. This course provides opportunities for learners to organize and develop FactoryTalk View SE applications. During class, learners will have the opportunity to practice the skills used to create/build graphic displays. Learners will learn how to configure alarms and security, trend data, and test their application using FactoryTalk View SE Client. Learners will also work with RSLinx Enterprise communications software
Continuation of SCADA Systems 1, learners will organize and develop FactoryTalk View Site Edition (SE) network/server-based application. Learners will have the opportunity to practice the skills needed to create/build detailed graphic displays, trend charts and data logs. Learners will learn how to configure alarms and set up system security, build data logs, and test their application using FactoryTalk View SE Network Distributed Application.