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Certificate: Dental Assistant

Campus(s): Penn Valley: Health Science Institute
Program Coordinator:Hema Udupa, 816.604.4237
Application deadline: March 1
The Health Science Institute (HSI) was designed to centralize the health career programs in one building that mimics both healthcare and real life settings, incorporates instructional methodologies such as; interdisciplinary simulated learning using state-of-the-art equipment and cloud base lecture capture which allows student access to learning materials 24/7.  The combined elements of this model fosters student fellowship, life-long learning and supports student success. The health career programs are affordable, accredited and yield a good return on the student’s investment through gainful employment and high wage salaries.         

IMPORTANT: Certificate and degree requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

COLL 100 First Year Seminar 1
ENGL 101 Composition & Reading I 3
PSYC 140 General Psychology 3
SPDR 100 Fundamentals of Speech 3
Specific Program Requirements
EMS 100 Basic Emergency Care 1
DENA 100 Introduction to Dental Assisting 1
DENA 101 Body Structure and Function 2
DENA 102 Head and Neck Anatomy 2
DENA 103 Dental Anatomy 2
DENA 104 Dental Emergencies and Pharmacology 1
DENA 105 Dental Materials I 2.5
DENA 108 Oral Microbiology & Infection Control 1.5
DENA 110 Chairside Assisting I 5
DENA 115 Dental Radiology I 4
DENA 125 Clinical Experience I 2
DENA 205 Dental Materials II 3
DENA 210 Chairside Assisting II 5
DENA 215 Dental Radiology II 2
DENA 225 Dental Office Management 2
DENA 230 Oral Pathology 1
DENA 250 Clinical Experience II 4
DENA 260 Dental Assisting Seminar 2

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Last Modified: 1/31/14