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DENT-143 - Dental Office Management

Emphasizes management of office policy and procedures, telephone techniques, appointment control, documentation of patient services, insurance forms, records management, and ordering and inventory of supplies. The laboratory phase includes computer exercises that provide hands-on experience with dental practice management software. The course also emphasizes career readiness and employment strategies that include the construction of a resume, cover letter, and professional portfolio as aids to gaining employment.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Assisting Program.
(PCS 1.2, 2.5 credit hours: 2 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab)
Academic Level
Credit
Subject
Dental Programs
Department
Dental Assisting
Credits
2.5
Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
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