Dental Assisting Certificates

Dental Assisting Expanded Functions Certification (4 Credits)


Student must be certified by the Dental Assistant National Board or possess two years of documented clinical Iowa registered dental assisting experience and complete a written assessment at 75% competency.

Term 1 (4 Credits)

  • DEA:810, RDA Expanded Functions I, 2 credits
  • DEA:820, RDA Expanded Functions II, 1 credit
  • DEA:830, RDA Nitrous Oxide Monitoring, 1 credit

 

Community Dental Health Coordinator Certificate (16 Credits) 


Student must be certified by the Dental Assistant National Board or possess two years of documented clinical Iowa registered dental assisting experience and complete a written assessment at 75% competency.

Pending State Approval

Term 1 (8 Credits)

  • CDH:101, Dental Health Legal and Ethical Issues, 3 credits
  • CDH:105, Oral Health Communication, 2 credits
  • CDH:110, Interviewing Skills for Dental Health Advocate, 3 credits

 

Term 2 (8 Credits)

  • CDH:201, Dental Care Finance, 1 credit
  • CDH:205, Dental Health Advocacy and Outreach, 4 credits
  • CDH:901, Internship, 3 credits