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Oral Radiography

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College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Road
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910

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Summer 2015 Schedules (June - August 2015)

Community Education
Summer 2015 Schedule (.pdf)

Workforce Development
Summer 2015 Schedule (.pdf)

Please be advised that the Interactive PDF versions of the continuing education schedules are for reference only and do not reflect course availability or cancellations. For the most up-to-date information about course availability, please use Online Services.

Course Description

The following is a class that MAY be offered. To see if this class is among our current offerings, please see our schedule of classes.

Oral Radiography

Dental assistants will be trained to prepare patients, safely obtain radiographic dental images, and process and mount films. Stress is placed on infection control and safety. Skills will be refined in the dental office where the student is employed. Topics include anatomical landmarks, types of radiographic surveys, radiographic techniques, biologic effects, and types of radiographic and film composition and processing.  This course prepares students to take the Dental Assisting National Board Dental Radiation Health and Safety Certification Exam. Applicants must be 18 years of age, currently employed with a dentist willing to supervise clinical experience, have three months work experience in a dental office, and possess a high school diploma or GED. Prior to entering clinical, students are required to submit a form signed by a physician or nurse documenting freedom from tuberculosis.  Textbook required.

Schedule of Classes:                                       Register Now! 

HTH-7380   tuition: $238/ fees: $176  4.1 CEUs 

For more information contact:
Kelly Winters, MSN, RN, CPP
Director Healthcare
Alise Jorgensen
Course Manager
Administrative Assistant

For a complete listing of courses that CSM offers, please refer to the Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.