May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DS 294 - Dental Assisting Internship

During the internship clinical phase of training, the student will experience various aspects of working in a private dental office, group dental practice, or specialty dental office. The internship will provide the student with the opportunity to experience and participate in the duties of a dental assistant in a clinical setting at an entry level. Areas such as treatment room preparation, infection control procedures, four-handed dentistry, front office procedures, laboratory procedures, and expanded functions will be emphasized. Students will learn by observing experienced dental office personnel and participating in a clinical setting under close supervision of trained healthcare professionals. Students will use self-evaluation techniques to enhance their understanding and learning. Semester Credit Hours: 7.00 Contact Hours: 0/0/315/315 Prerequisites: All didactic coursework, program GPA of 2.00, and CPR. Corequisite: None.