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Course Descriptions - Certificate of Program Completion (Catalog Year: 2019)
DENA 0000 Dental Assisting Orientation0 Hours
DENA 0000 Dental Assisting Orientation0 Hours
DENA 1011 Dental Terminology45 Hours
Dental Terminology introduces the terminology that will be used throughout the Dental Assisting Program, as well as the correct pronunciation and proper application of each term as it relates to specific dental procedures. During the course, you will develop the skills necessary to interpret and understand dental terminology, in order to be successful in the dental setting.
DENA 1011 Dental Terminology45 Hours
Dental Terminology introduces the terminology that will be used throughout the Dental Assisting Program, as well as the correct pronunciation and proper application of each term as it relates to specific dental procedures. During the course, you will develop the skills necessary to interpret and understand dental terminology, in order to be successful in the dental setting.
EHIT 1020 Dental Law and Ethics30 Hours
This course provides the student exposure to the legal and ethical issues that impact the dental office. Students will be required to understand and demonstrate proper ethics etiquette and protocol within a dental setting. They will understand HIPAA regulations and take a test to receive their HIPAA certificate. In addition, students will learn about the Dental Practice Act and be able to navigate the Department of Public Licensing (DOPL) website.
EHIT 1020 Dental Law and Ethics30 Hours
This course provides the student exposure to the legal and ethical issues that impact the dental office. Students will be required to understand and demonstrate proper ethics etiquette and protocol within a dental setting. They will understand HIPAA regulations and take a test to receive their HIPAA certificate. In addition, students will learn about the Dental Practice Act and be able to navigate the Department of Public Licensing (DOPL) website.
EHIT 1250 Therapeutic Communications for Health Professionals30 Hours
This course will provide the student with the basic principles of psychology required in a healthcare environment including the identification of developmental stages of the life cycle, hereditary, cultural and environmental influences on behavior and mental health issues.
EHIT 1250 Therapeutic Communications for Health Professionals30 Hours
This course will provide the student with the basic principles of psychology required in a healthcare environment including the identification of developmental stages of the life cycle, hereditary, cultural and environmental influences on behavior and mental health issues.
DENA 1100 Anatomy and Physiology for Dental Assistants30 Hours
Students in this course are provided an overview of human anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on the head and neck. Students will learn and be familiar with the terminology of body systems as they relate to the head and neck. Students will be able to identify and label specific anatomy of the head and neck.
DENA 1100 Anatomy and Physiology for Dental Assistants30 Hours
Students in this course are provided an overview of human anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on the head and neck. Students will learn and be familiar with the terminology of body systems as they relate to the head and neck. Students will be able to identify and label specific anatomy of the head and neck.
DENA 1111 Overview of Dental Assisting45 Hours
Overview of Dental Assisting provides an introduction to dental administration and assisting in the professional dentistry field, as well as the different professional dental industry specialties.
DENA 1111 Overview of Dental Assisting45 Hours
Overview of Dental Assisting provides an introduction to dental administration and assisting in the professional dentistry field, as well as the different professional dental industry specialties.
EHIT 2070 Dental Office Management60 Hours
Students in this course are introduced to the basic skills needed to perform administrative functions efficiently in a dental setting. Students are also introduced to the basic skills necessary to perform patient management, appointment and recall management, inventory control, and written communications.
EHIT 2070 Dental Office Management60 Hours
Students in this course are introduced to the basic skills needed to perform administrative functions efficiently in a dental setting. Students are also introduced to the basic skills necessary to perform patient management, appointment and recall management, inventory control, and written communications.
EHIT 2082 Dental Insurance and Medical Cross Coding60 Hours
Dental Insurance and Medical Cross Coding helps students develop the basic skills necessary to perform proper insurance coding and billing procedures, including manual and electronic procedures. In this course, students will be introduced to medical-dental cross coding procedures, as well as ICD-10-CM, CPT, CDT, HCPCS and SNO-DDS Coding Systems.
EHIT 2082 Dental Insurance and Medical Cross Coding60 Hours
Dental Insurance and Medical Cross Coding helps students develop the basic skills necessary to perform proper insurance coding and billing procedures, including manual and electronic procedures. In this course, students will be introduced to medical-dental cross coding procedures, as well as ICD-10-CM, CPT, CDT, HCPCS and SNO-DDS Coding Systems.
EHIT 1800 Dental Records90 Hours
Students in this course are introduced to managing dental records through manual and electronic procedures. Students are also introduced to bookkeeping and financial functions, technology used in the dental office, electronic communications, telecommunications, and electronic dental records management and storage.
EHIT 1800 Dental Records90 Hours
Students in this course are introduced to managing dental records through manual and electronic procedures. Students are also introduced to bookkeeping and financial functions, technology used in the dental office, electronic communications, telecommunications, and electronic dental records management and storage.
WKSK 1400 Workplace Relations60 Hours
Workplace Relations is designed to help students develop essential work habits and attitudes as well as human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. Topics include common challenges faced in the workplace, such as presenting yourself professionally, developing a professional work ethic, developing interpersonal skills, navigating office politics successfully, and planning and managing your career.
WKSK 1400 Workplace Relations60 Hours
Workplace Relations is designed to help students develop essential work habits and attitudes as well as human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. Topics include common challenges faced in the workplace, such as presenting yourself professionally, developing a professional work ethic, developing interpersonal skills, navigating office politics successfully, and planning and managing your career.
WKSK 1500 Job Seeking Skills30 Hours
Students in this course will learn to prepare and successfully apply to potential career opportunities. Students will be presented with essential job-seeking skills needed to find gainful employment.
WKSK 1500 Job Seeking Skills30 Hours
Students in this course will learn to prepare and successfully apply to potential career opportunities. Students will be presented with essential job-seeking skills needed to find gainful employment.
DENA 1910 Dental Assisting Clinical Lab I30 Hours
Dental Assisting Clinical Lab I discusses dental assisting as a profession and the many roles in a dental practice. During this course, you will explore the specialties found within dentistry. You will study the prenatal development and composition and structure of the oral cavity as well as terms associated with the teeth.
DENA 1910 Dental Assisting Clinical Lab I30 Hours
Dental Assisting Clinical Lab I discusses dental assisting as a profession and the many roles in a dental practice. During this course, you will explore the specialties found within dentistry. You will study the prenatal development and composition and structure of the oral cavity as well as terms associated with the teeth.
DENA 1920 Dental Assisting Clinical Lab II60 Hours
Dental Assisting Clinical Lab II introduces basic disease concepts and infection control measures as per OSHA regulations. During this course, you will study microbiology and pathology related to disease transmission. You will explore the importance and application of material safety data sheets (MSDS) in the classroom and dental office, exposure control, and aseptic procedures. Throughout this course, you will be required to demonstrate safety competency through written testing of safety rules for the dental treatment and sterilization areas.
DENA 1920 Dental Assisting Clinical Lab II60 Hours
Dental Assisting Clinical Lab II introduces basic disease concepts and infection control measures as per OSHA regulations. During this course, you will study microbiology and pathology related to disease transmission. You will explore the importance and application of material safety data sheets (MSDS) in the classroom and dental office, exposure control, and aseptic procedures. Throughout this course, you will be required to demonstrate safety competency through written testing of safety rules for the dental treatment and sterilization areas.
DENA 1930 Dental Assisting Clinical Lab III90 Hours
Dental Assisting Clinical Lab III explores basic dental procedures, instruments used in each procedure, and dental burs. During the course, you will demonstrate understanding of dental terminology used in dental procedures and develop chair side skills. You will also continue studying infection control techniques that were introduced in previous courses.
DENA 1930 Dental Assisting Clinical Lab III90 Hours
Dental Assisting Clinical Lab III explores basic dental procedures, instruments used in each procedure, and dental burs. During the course, you will demonstrate understanding of dental terminology used in dental procedures and develop chair side skills. You will also continue studying infection control techniques that were introduced in previous courses.
DENA 2060 Dental Radiology90 Hours
This course meets the Utah State Dental Board requirement for non-licensed personnel x-ray certification and discusses methods to protect the patient and operator from the harmful effects of exposure to radiation. Students will learn the correct methods to expose, process, mount and store patient radiographs.
DENA 2060 Dental Radiology90 Hours
This course meets the Utah State Dental Board requirement for non-licensed personnel x-ray certification and discusses methods to protect the patient and operator from the harmful effects of exposure to radiation. Students will learn the correct methods to expose, process, mount and store patient radiographs.
DENA 1940 Dental Assisting Clinical Lab IV60 Hours
Dental Assisting Clinical Lab IV explores how to manage medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office. You will be introduced to advanced/expanded functions of dental procedures and prevention of dental disease and oral health education.
DENA 1940 Dental Assisting Clinical Lab IV60 Hours
Dental Assisting Clinical Lab IV explores how to manage medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office. You will be introduced to advanced/expanded functions of dental procedures and prevention of dental disease and oral health education.
DENA 1950 Dental Assisting Clinical Lab V90 Hours
Dental Assisting Clinical Lab V describes in-depth specialty procedures as they relate to general dentistry. You will practice assisting during each procedure. Upon completion of this course, you will demonstrate competence in preparing each tray setup for the specialty procedure and then how to assist during that procedure. This course allows you hands-on practice of the chairside skills. Because all the treatment procedures for each dental specialty will be practiced in detail, you must schedule specific time with the instructor as well as time in the dental treatment rooms or lab area.
DENA 1950 Dental Assisting Clinical Lab V90 Hours
Dental Assisting Clinical Lab V describes in-depth specialty procedures as they relate to general dentistry. You will practice assisting during each procedure. Upon completion of this course, you will demonstrate competence in preparing each tray setup for the specialty procedure and then how to assist during that procedure. This course allows you hands-on practice of the chairside skills. Because all the treatment procedures for each dental specialty will be practiced in detail, you must schedule specific time with the instructor as well as time in the dental treatment rooms or lab area.
DENA 2200 Dental Assisting Externship I150 Hours
This course allows the dental assistant student the opportunity to demonstrate their clinical and administrative skills in a dental office setting. This is a non-paid externship where the student will be expected to perform as if they were on the job. The student may be rotated to different offices during this externship to benefit from additional experiences. The student will be learning under the supervision of a licensed dentist and an externship coordinator from DATC will come and observe and check-in with student on a regular basis. Student are expected to keep track of their hours and keep a journal which they will turn into the dental assisting lead instructor every 75 hours as they come in to report.
DENA 2200 Dental Assisting Externship I150 Hours
This course allows the dental assistant student the opportunity to demonstrate their clinical and administrative skills in a dental office setting. This is a non-paid externship where the student will be expected to perform as if they were on the job. The student may be rotated to different offices during this externship to benefit from additional experiences. The student will be learning under the supervision of a licensed dentist and an externship coordinator from DATC will come and observe and check-in with student on a regular basis. Student are expected to keep track of their hours and keep a journal which they will turn into the dental assisting lead instructor every 75 hours as they come in to report.
DENA 2300 Dental Assisting Externship II150 Hours
This course allows the dental assistant student the opportunity to continue to demonstrate their clinical and administrative skills in a dental office setting. This is a non-paid externship where the student will be expected to perform as if they were on the job. The student may be rotated to different offices during this externship to benefit from additional experiences. The student will be learning under the supervision of a licensed dentist and an externship coordinator from DATC will come and observe and check-in with student on a regular basis. Student are expected to keep track of their hours and keep a journal which they will turn into the dental assisting lead instructor every 75 hours as they come in to report. Students must have completed all Dental Assisting course work prior to enrolling in this course.
DENA 2300 Dental Assisting Externship II150 Hours
This course allows the dental assistant student the opportunity to continue to demonstrate their clinical and administrative skills in a dental office setting. This is a non-paid externship where the student will be expected to perform as if they were on the job. The student may be rotated to different offices during this externship to benefit from additional experiences. The student will be learning under the supervision of a licensed dentist and an externship coordinator from DATC will come and observe and check-in with student on a regular basis. Student are expected to keep track of their hours and keep a journal which they will turn into the dental assisting lead instructor every 75 hours as they come in to report. Students must have completed all Dental Assisting course work prior to enrolling in this course.
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