This lecture/seminar course explores professionalism and inter-professional practice within the context of a Practising Certified Dental Assistant (CDA). The role of professional associations and the regulatory requirement for continued competency and practice hours within the context of life-long learning are discussed. Principles related to dental photography and software management systems are introduced. Domestic violence, substance abuse, tobacco intervention and cessation and the role and responsibility of a dental health care professional are also explored.
This course is part of the full-time Certified Dental Assisting Program.
Course code: DENT 3740
Length: 45.0 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.