Introduction to Dental Radiography
Practicing dental assistants will learn the basic principles and techniques of digital intraoral and panoramic radiography as they expose and evaluate radiographs during laboratory sessions.
This course prepares dental assistants to take the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Radiation, Health and Safety examination and successful course completion satisfies the Rhode Island Department of Health requirement for exposure of radiographs in the dental setting.
Students must recruit a patient for a full mouth series competency and are required to attend all lectures and laboratories. A certificate of completion will be awarded upon successful completion of the program. (Prerequisite: A minimum of six months of experience as a chairside dental assistant. Documentation from your employer must be provided upon registration.)
Cost $500 (includes registration fee)
Students also must purchase “Dental Radiography Principles and Techniques” by Iannucci and Howerton, ISBN: 978-1-4377-1162-2.
Lecture (18 hours):
Mondays, 6-9:30 p.m., from May 20 to June 24 (no class on Memorial Day, May 27). CCRI Flanagan Campus, Lincoln.
Lab Sections (18 hours):
Limited to six students each section.
Tuesday, 6-9 p.m., from May 21 to June 25
Wednesday, 6-9 p.m., from May 22 to June 26
Other laboratory sections may be added if above sections are at capacity.
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