Description: This covers the Introduction to Dental Assisting in 302.06. With online and hands-on components, this course prepares dental assistants to perform a preliminary oral inspection on patients and includes taking medical/dental histories, obtaining/reading vital signs, basic oral anatomy and terminology, and dental charting. Participants must complete assignments online prior to clinical portion.
Session 1 - online: 9/3 - 17/22
Clinical: NHTI campus - 9/17/22 - 1pm - 5pm
Session 2 - online: 9/24 - 10/8/22
Clinial: NHTI campus - 10/8/22 - 1pm - 5pm
Session 3 - online: 10/22/22 - 11/5/22
Clinical: NHTI campus - 11/5/22 - 1pm - 5pm
Please note: Course not required for dental assistant graduates from ADA accredited programs; course not appropriate for RDH.
Clinical portion (NHTI CAMPUS): in Macrury Hall, Room 140
CEUs: 6 Hours
Prerequisites & required documents: Completed Employment Verification Form confirming a minimum 400 hours of chairside experience.
Please complete the Employment Verification Form
Required materials provided by student: Manual blood pressure cuff and stethoscope.
PPE Requirements: Students must provide their own PPE. Required PPE includes surgical masks, safety glasses, scrubs, lab coat, gloves, in addition to required blood pressure cuff and stethoscope.
PLEASE NOTE: You will not be registered and a seat will NOT be reserved for you until ALL paperwork as well as payment is submitted.