College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Road
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
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Did you know our Lead Coordinator at the La Plata campus was a Kid' and Teen College student, became a counselor, then an assistant coordinator, a teacher of our courses and then a coordinator. That is dedication to our program. Thank you to Sarah Massie for all your hard work.
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.
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.
|HTH-7380||tuition: $238/ fees: $176||4.1 CEUs
||Wed 4:30PM – 9PM
Feb 18 – Apr 29
Kelly Winters, MSN, RN, CPP