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Dental Assistant Professional

Course Number: 31508307
Credits: 1.00

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Course Description

31-508-307 DENTAL ASSISTANT PROFESSIONALISM...prepares dental assistant students for professional success in a dental practice or another dental health care environment. Students develop professional appearance and image. More importantly, they learn to work within ethical guidelines and legal frameworks. In preparation for entering the work force, dental assistants customize or develop their portfolios and lay out an ongoing professional development plan. (Corequisites: 10-508-101, Dental Health Safety; 31-508-304, Dental & General Anatomy)

Course Typically Offered

  • Summer
  • Fall

Length of Course

Course Competencies

  1. Illustrate how the role of the dental assistant integrates with the roles of other members of the dental team
  2. Exhibit a professional appearance for a dental practice or dental healthcare environment
  3. Maintain professional confidentiality
  4. Cultivate a professionally ethical climate
  5. Respond to a request to perform a task that is not legally permitted to be delegated to a dental assistant
  6. Prepare your dental assistant resume and cover letter
  7. Prepare for a job interview for a dental assistant position
  8. Develop a professional development plan