Gaining background knowledge and vocabulary for an entry level position in the clinical or administrative setting. Lectures provide specific background into preclinical and clinical areas and ensure comprehension of content and materials to employment in a dental office. Chapters include Professional and Legal Aspects of dental assisting, anatomy and physiology, dental anatomy, infection control and hazardous materials, dental treatment, patient care, dental imaging, preventative dentistry, restorative dentistry, specialized dentistry. Prerequisites: All applicants must be 18 years of age. A high school diploma or GED equivalent is also required. EXAM FEES INCLUDED WITH THIS PROGRAM (upon passing a DANB RHS® Exam (Radiation Health and Safety) exam you will receive a certificate of knowledge-based competency)
The focus of this training is to understand physiology and kinesiology, how to properly do a health screening, muscular strength and endurance, cardiorespiratory programming, working with special populations, weight management, behavior modifications and professional responsibilities and business aspects. CPR, First Aid and AED training are required for any job in this field, and will be offered as part of this curriculum at the end of the training period along with the national boards’ exams through NASM/AFAA, included in the fee. Everything you need to obtain gainful employment, obtain your own clients, start your own business will be taught in this program. Our instructors have over 20 years experience in the fitness industry and will be a continuing support system as you move on after graduation and certification. Prerequisites: All applicants must be 18 years of age. A high school diploma or GED equivalent is also required.