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2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DAST 118 Dental Office Procedures

This course provides the student with an overview of dental office management and business skills. Students will become acquainted with business office systems, marketing, reception procedures, telephone techniques, appointment scheduling, purchasing and maintaining inventory supplies, clinical and financial records, accounts receivable, accounts payable, dental insurance and dental records management. Employment strategies, dental ethics and jurisprudence will be covered in this course. Skill Competency Assessments for this course are coordinated with Dental Assisting Clinical Experience I. Open only to matriculated Dental Assisting students.
NOTE: There is a clinical rotation required for this course.
Co-requisite(s): DAST 105 Dental Anatomy and Embryology ; DAST 110 Dental Assisting Clinical Experience I ; DAST 111 Dental Assisting I ; DAST 115 Oral Hygiene Education and Nutrition .
Terms Offered: Fall
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
Credits: 2
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 2