Radiology for Dental Assistants

Date: November 22-23, 2013
Registration Ends: November 22, 2013

This will be a sixteen hour hands-on certification course for dental assistants, with the intended purpose to take dental radiographs, under the supervision of a licensed dentist. This course is approved by the Nebraska Board of Dental Examiners and the renewal of registration in the state of Iowa. As a prerequisite for the course, dental office experience is required.

At the end of the course, participants should be able to:
• Identify the properties and characteristics of the radiation beam and the factors involved in quality imaging.
• Be knowledgeable of radiation safety measures.
• Be able to recognize and use radiographic landmarks
• Have the ability to take and mount a full-mount set of radiographs.
• Be familiar with the state regulations and legal aspects of dental radiology


Tuition: 2-day course $280

Course Director, Timothy F Walker DDS, MS. Assistant Professor Oral Maxillofacial Radiology, Department of Diagnostic Sciences, Creighton University.
Additional Lectures from: Jody Miller, D.A., B.S., Cathy Vanwinkle, D.A., B.S. and Dr. Jennifer Baumert.

Course Information:
This course will be presented at Creighton University School of Dentistry. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Final check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Friday; Class will begin at 8:00 a.m. both days. Since this is a limited attendance course, a cancellation fee of $50 will be charged for cancellations received later than 72 hours prior to the course. Tuition includes an XCP Kit, handouts, and other amenities.



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