ORAL RADIOGRAPHY TECHNIQUES
Learn the fundamentals of radiography, safety, film processing and mounting. Successful completion of this course will allow the student to sit for the Dental Assisting National Board RHS exam.
|CEI 645 A||5||10/23-11/20/21||S||8am-2pm||HPAC|
ORAL RADIOGRAPHY CLINICAL
Practice taking radiographs under the supervision of a dentist instructor in this 12-hour clinical experience. Site TBD.
|CEI 700 A||2||11/05-11/12/21||F||8am-2pm||TBD|
BLS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER
Dental Assisting students are required to have the American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider CPR certification before their Internship. The course is taught according to the guidelines of the American Heart Association.
|CEX 711 A1||1||09/29/21||W||4-9pm||HPAC|
|CEX 711 A2||1||10/05/21||T||4-9pm||HPAC|
DENTAL ASSISTANT INTERNSHIP
Dental Assistant students who have successfully completed the Basic Dental Assisting and Oral Radiography classes can participate in a 45-hour clinical experience in one of Choptank Community Health System’s Dental Clinics.
|CEI 654 A1||6||11/29/21, 12/06-12/10/21||M, M-F||9-12pm, 8am-4:30pm||Dental Clinic|
|CEI 654 A2||6||11/29/21, 12/13-12/17/21||M, M-F||9-12pm, 8am-4:30pm||Dental Clinic|
GENERAL CHAIRSIDE EXPANDED FUNCTIONS
Dental assistants who are employed in a dental office prepare for the EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant) Exam. Students must have a working knowledge of basic oral anatomy, dental terminology and basic infection control. Radiation certification is preferred but not mandatory. Prior approval from program director required.
PREREQUISITES: Dental Assisting Program completion, Employer Recommendation, Verification Form
Course fee: $640 (Tuition: In-county $55, Out-of-county $60, Out-of-state $65)
|CEI 644 A||5||10/23-11/20/21||S||8:30am-7pm||HPAC|
INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT: DENTAL ASSISTANT
Dr. Jean Carlson has been an instructor in the dental assisting program at Chesapeake College since 2009, and previously taught in a dental hygiene program in the 1970s. She is also a full-time practicing general dentist in Cambridge, MD, as well as a hospital dentist in the University of Maryland Medical System. Her passion in education has always been to help students become the best dental professionals they can possibly be, through education, skills, and professionalism.
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