16-hour hands-on certification course for dental assistants, with the intended purpose to take dental radiographs. This two-day course will begin the first day with didactic lecture by the faculty listed below in a classroom setting. Day two will take place in the radiology lab of Creighton School of Dentistry and will include the hands-on portion of the course. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Friday; class will begin at 8 a.m. both days.
This course will be presented by Timothy Walker, DDS, Jenny Hayes-Matum, DA, and Julee Davis, DA. 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 preferred.
- Identify the properties and characteristics of the radiation beam and the factors involved in quality imaging
- Understand radiation safety measures
- Recognize and use radiographic landmarks
- Take and mount a full-mount set of radiographs
- Be familiar with the state regulations and legal aspects of dental radiology
$400, includes the use of Creighton XCP kit, breakfast, and lunch.
Creighton University School of Dentistry
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education
Creighton School of Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 CE Credits.
Creighton is an ADA CERP Recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.
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