Dental Office Administrative Assistant Certificate

Campus Kelowna (Sep)
Delivery Distance/Online, Part-Time
Credential Certificate
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Delivery Style: Online hybrid

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Program Highlights

A comprehensive introduction to the skills necessary to effectively work as a dental office administrative assistant. Students receive an overview of front desk skills, 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.

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Tuition and Fees

2021-22: $1,609
plus applicable textbooks and/or materials

Program Details

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.

 

Admission Requirements

  • BC Secondary school graduation or equivalent, or 19 years of age and out of secondary school for at least one year as of the first day of classes.

 

Program Outline

DAA 100 Communication Skills
DAA 101 Introduction to Dentistry
DAA 102 Dental Office Procedures and Computers

Students must pass each course with a minimum grade of 60% to receive a certificate.

 

 

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