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.
Please note: Course not required for dental assistant graduates from ADA accredited programs; course not appropriate for RDH.
Online portion: September 4 - 18, 2021
Clinical portion (NHTI CAMPUS): Saturday, September 18, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm in Macrury Hall, Room 140 (M140)
CEUs: 4 Hours
Prerequisites & required documents: Completed Employment Verification Form confirming a minimum 400 hours of chairside experience.
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.