DENTAL ASSISTANT (221-120-02)

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Career Studies (221-120-02)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST SEMESTER

Course #    Course Title Credit Pre-Requisite Courses (if applicable)
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
DNA 103 Introduction to Oral Health 1  
DNA 109 Practical Infection Control 3  
DNA 113 Chairside Assisting I 3  
DNA 108 Dental Science I 3  
HLT 100 First Aid & CPR 3  
STUDENTS EARN AHA BLS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR CERTIFICATION, AHA HEARTSAVER
OSHA BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN CERTIFICATION, AND AHA HEARTSAVER FIRST AID CERTIFICATION
SECOND SEMESTER
DNA 114 Chairside Assisting II 4 DNA 103, 108, 109, 113
DNA 110 Dental Materials 3 DNA 103, 108, 109, 113
SDV 107 Career Exploration 3  
STUDENTS ELIGIBLE TO TAKE THE WORK ETHIC PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATION EXAM
DNA 135 Dental Radiation Safety 2 DNA 103, 108, 109, 113
STUDENTS ELIGIBLE FOR DENTAL ASSISTING NATIONAL BOARD RADIATION AND HEALTH SAFETY (RHS) CERTIFICATION EXAM
DNA 130 Dental Office Management 2 DNA 103, 108, 109, 113
STUDENTS ELIGIBLE FOR DENTAL ASSISTING NATIONAL BOARD NELDA EXAM (NATIONAL ENTRY LEVEL DENTAL ASSISTANT)
Total Program Credits                                                                                                                                                                                                               
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Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

DNA prefix courses are taught in 12 week sessions. Course substitutions may be available. Please see an advisor for more information.

 

For Further Information, Contact:

Dr. Emily Bowen, Dental Assistant Program Director
EBowen@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 760
Sarah Clarkston, Health Sciences Advisor
sclarkston@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 665
Kim Dorton, Dean of Health Sciences
kdorton@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 356