Dental Assistant Online with Externship
Location: ONLINE PROGRAM
Registration Fee: $3,695.00
The Dental Assistant Training Program curriculum prepares the student to take on significant responsibility as a member of the dental healthcare team. Employment positions are available in dental offices, hospitals, clinics, dental schools, and professional sales. Dental Assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in delivery of quality oral health care. A career in dental assisting offers many challenges and a variety of procedures. Specific tasks may be performed such as assisting with and providing direct patient care, sterilizing instruments, taking impressions, and performing office management tasks. Dental assisting offers variety, flexibility, excellent working conditions, and personal satisfaction. This course is designed for medical assistants, allied health students, CNAs, and anyone interested in dentistry or dental science. The Dental Assistant Program prepares graduates to work with dentists as they examine and treat patients. Our program is a blend of academic and clinical coursework. Dental Assistants with documented skills also may carry out a variety of laboratory, clinical, and office duties.
Contact Hours: 240 hours (120 hours of online lectures/exercises and 120 hours of clinical externship)
National Association and Certification Exams
American Medical Technologists: Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) - “The RDA (AMT) credential is a voluntary certification conferred by a private credentialing organization and is not a substitute for compliance with any licensing or regulatory requirements that an individual state may impose. The RDA (AMT) certification is designed to signify entry-level competence in basic dental assisting competencies. It does not, by itself, qualify an individual to perform “expanded functions” or “advanced” dental assisting procedures in any state that requires a license for, or otherwise regulates the practice of those advanced functions. Each RDA (AMT) certification candidate should ascertain what education and qualification requirements may apply to various levels of dental assisting practice under the laws or regulations of your particular state.
Note: All applicants must be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross, or show proof of comparable training. The date on the CPR card should be current at the time of AMT certification. If physical limitations prevent CPR certification, contact the AMT Office.” https://www.americanmedtech.org/Get-Certified/RDA-Eligibility
The training and experience you’ll receive participating in our program may qualify you to work for a variety of dental specialists. These include:
- General Dentists
- Pediatric dentists
- Oral Pathologists
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
|Course Fee (Basic)||Registration Fee||$3,695.00|