DENTAL ASSISTANT (120)

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Certificate (120)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
SUMMER 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 120 Community Health 1  
DNA 108 Dental Science  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
FALL SEMESTER
DNA 113 Chairside Assisting I 3 DNA 103, 108, 109, 120
DNA 114 Chairside Assisting II 4 DNA 103, 108, 109, 113, 120
DNA 110 Dental Materials 3 DNA 103, 108, 109, 120
DNA 190 Coordinated Internship 5 DNA 103, 108, 109, 120
DNA 135 Dental Radiation Safety 2 DNA 103, 108, 109, 120
Students eligible for Dental Assisting National Board/CDA (Radiation and Infection Control)
SPRING SEMESTER
DNA 130 Dental Office Management 2 DNA 103, 108, 109, 110, 113, 114, 120, 135, 190
DNA 140 Externship 5 DNA 103, 108, 109, 110, 113, 114, 120, 135, 190
PSY 230 Developmental Psychology 3  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
SDV 107 Career Exploration 3  

Students eligible to take the Work Ethic Proficiency Certification Exam

Students eligible for Dental Assisting National Board/CDA (Chairside Assisting)

Total Program Credits                                                                                                                                                                                                               
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Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

MECC’s dental assistant program is applying for CODA (Commission on Dental Accreditation) accreditation.  Curricular revisions are pending.  Please see Dr. Bowen, Program Director, for more information.

 

For Further Information, Contact:

Dr. Emily Bowen, Dental Assistant Program Director
EBowen@mecc.edu 276.523.9008
Sarah Clarkston, Health Sciences Advisor
sclarkston@mecc.edu 276.523.9010
Kim Dorton, Dean of Health Sciences
kdorton@mecc.edu 276.523.9014