Preliminary Oral Inspection for the Dental Assistant (POI)

Hybrid Format

Preliminary Inspection of the Oral Cavity - 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. (Course not required for dental assistant graduates from ADA accredited programs; course not appropriate for RDH.)

Dates:  Online portion:    August 31 to September 14, 2019
             Clinical portion:  Saturday, September 14, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm 
             Online portion:    September 21 to October 5, 2019
             Clinical portion:  Saturday, October 5, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Price: $185

CEUs: 6

Instructor: Danielle D’Alesandro, RDH, M.Ed.

Prerequisites and required documents:

Required materials:

  •  Manual blood pressure cuff
  •  Stethoscope

OL This course will have an on-line component. Students are required to have a personal email address (not the office email address), internet access, a computer, and possess basic computer skills.

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