This 120-hour program is an introduction to the basic skills necessary for employment as a dental office administrative assistant, including front-desk skills. Students will receive an introduction to dentistry and routine dental procedures, and learn maintenance of patient records, insurance forms, appointment control, and record keeping within a computerized environment. Emphasis is on effective oral and written communication and professionalism in the dental office.
Students must pass each course with a minimum grade of 60% to receive a certificate.
plus applicable textbooks and/or materials
Delivery Style: Online hybrid
No face to face classes required. Applicants from all regions welcome.
Will be offered January 2024.
Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 12/07/2022