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Certified Dental Assistant

Term 1

Cycle of learning

In the fall term, you'll relate theory to practice through learning head and neck anatomy, physiology, microbiology, pharmacology, radiology, nutrition, infection control, dental armamentarium and professionalism. Near the end of the term you'll participate in a one week dental office practicum.

Term 1

Academic Term 1

Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 16
DENA 110 Professionalism 1 2
DENA 120 Applied Dental Sciences 1 3
DENA 130 Clinical Support Theory 1 3
DENA 140 Preventive Approaches for Dental Health 1 2
DENA 150 Dental Assisting Practice 1 5
DENA 171* Practicum 1 1

*Fees for Practicum occur mid-semester. Plan accordingly!

Current Students: If you started this program prior to 2015 please contact an Academic Advisor for assistance with making course selections that will support your eligibility for the program credential.

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Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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