DENA 102 Dental Communications
Description: This is an introductory course to the Dental Assisting Program. Students completing the course are prepared for the beginning phase of the Dental Assisting Program. This course aids the student in an understanding of the dental profession by exploring its history from early times through present day practice and the educational requirements and responsibilities of each Dental Health Team. Ethical and legal aspects, methods of conflict resolution, risk management and standards of patient care are presented. Students develop oral, written, and non-verbal communication skills and an understanding of psychological needs of dental patients, employers, and co-workers. This course will also explore the demands of a career in the dental health field as well as introducing and analyzing basic dental terminology. This is a prerequisite course for students enrolling in the Dental Assisting Program.
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This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):