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Dental Assisting Program

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Name: Dental Assisting Program
Date: February 28, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
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Event Description:
The Dental Assisting Program is offered in partnership with Condensed Curriculum International, Inc. (CCI). This program prepares students for entry level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions. The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provide training in the professional skills required to function as an assistant in the dental practice. This course covers several key areas and topics. Administrative Aspects include: the history of dentistry and dental assisting, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, policies and guidelines. Clinical Aspects include: introduction to oral anatomy, dental operatory, dental equipment, introduction to tooth structure, primary and permanent teeth, the oral cavity and related structures, proper patient positioning, dental hand-pieces, sterilization, and other areas. In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program. This program includes 80 hours of classroom instruction and hands-on labs, 40-hour clinical externship opportunity, textbooks and CPR training. High school diploma or GED required. 


NOTE: This course is designed to prepare students to sit for the DANB Radiology Health and Safety Examination (RHS). Many states require that any dental office employee who will be performing radiological procedures (X-Rays) must take and pass the DANB RHS exam. Exam fee is not included in registration fee.


Dress Code: Black Scrubs Required

Criteria for Successful Completion: 

To receive a University for North Georgia Professional and Continuing Education certificate and CEUs, students must attend 80% of all class sessions, actively participate and complete a course evaluation, as well as pass all quizzes and final exam with an average score of 75 or above. 


Students are expected:

1.To be on time for class. Attendance is taken at the beginning of every session. 
2.To fully engage in the material. Students should participate in class discussions and hands-on labs. Attendance and participation make up 50% of student grade. 
3.To achieve an average score of 75 or better on assignments, quizzes and the final exam. Quizzes count for 25% of student grade. Final exam counts for 25% of student grade 
4.To wear black scrubs to each class session. As part of managing their professional image, students should practice appropriate patient communication skills and maintain positive interactions with the instructor, other students and any visiting "patients." 

For more detailed information and a class schedule, please contact 678-717-2377.

UNG does not endorse any specific providers of student loans. Below is one of many potential providers, but we encourage you to research other potential options for noncredit student loans.

The SallieMae SmartOption Student Loan is available for this course.

Cover the Cost of Your Tuition
You may use the Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loans to cover your tuition.

No fees
There is no prepayment penalty.

Interest Rate
The Smart Option Student Loan has interest rates that reward good credit and are as low as Prime + 0% for borrowers with excellent credit. Interest rates are variable and reset monthly.

Repayment Options

You may take up to 15 years to repay your loan with one of the following options:
  • Standard repayment option, you make level, monthly payments of principal and interest. The minimum monthly payment is $30.00. 
  • Interest-only repayment option, you make interest-only payments while you are in school and begin standard repayment of principal and interest once school is completed. 
  • Deferred repayment option, you may defer payments for up to 12 months, not to exceed the anticipated graduation date on the application. You are required to make a $10.00 monthly payment during deferment. This $10.00 payment will be toward the interest that accurse on the account during deferment. After deferment, you will begin standard repayment of principle and interest. 

Who May Apply
The Smart Option Student Loan is a private, credit-based student loan for technical training or trade school, online courses, and other continuing education programs.

Notes: 

High school diploma or GED required. Criteria for Successful Completion: To receive a University for North Georgia Professional and Continuing Education certificate and CEUs, students must attend 80% of all class sessions, actively participate and complete a course evaluation, as well as pass all quizzes and final exam with an average score of 75 or above. Students are expected: 1. To be on time for class. Attendance is taken at the beginning of every session. 2. To fully engage in the material. Students should participate in class discussions and hands-on labs. Attendance and participation make up 50% of student grade. 3. To achieve an average score of 75 or better on assignments, quizzes and the final exam. Quizzes count for 25% of student grade. Final exam counts for 25% of student grade. 4. To wear black scrubs to each class session. As part of managing their professional image, students should practice appropriate patient communication skills and maintain positive interactions with the instructor, other students and any visiting "patients." 
Location:
University of North Georgia 
Professional and Continuing Education
Contact Information:
UNG Professional and Continuing Education 706-864-1918
Fees/Admission:
Registration Fee: $1399.00
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