CLINICAL EXTERNSHIP I

  • Program: Dental Assistant
  • Course: Clinical Externship I
  • Course #: DNTL1321
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course provides the opportunity for the student to perform skills learned in the program and apply them at a partnering dental facility. The dental facilities include general dentistry and specialties such as oral surgery, orthodontics, endodontics, public health or pediatric dentistry.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Adhere to the dental office protocol
Portray a professional image in the dental facility
Demonstrate competence in chairside assisting
Perform the Minnesota Dental Practice Act expanded functions
Demonstrate compliance in infection control standards
Complete required paperwork
Demonstrate front office procedures
Perform laboratory procedures
Complete required externship hours

Credit Details
  • SOE: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Successful completion of 1st and 2nd semester courses
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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