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Certified Dental Assistant

Term 2 & Term 3

Clinical placements

In the winter term you will continue to develop your theoretical knowledge and clinical skills from term one. You will also have the opportunity to apply your clinical skills outside the simulated clinical environment in community dental offices for two weeks in your second practicum. During the final 5 weeks of the program you will provide preventive care to children in the dental clinic for 2 weeks and participate in a 3 week practicum in a general dental office.

Academic Term 2

Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 20
DENA 111 Professionalism 2 2
DENA 121 Applied Dental Sciences 2 3
DENA 131 Clinical Support Theory 2 2
DENA 141 Preventive Approaches to Dental Health 2 3
DENA 151 Dental Assisting Practice 2 6
DENA 161 Dental Office Management 1
DENA 172* Practicum 2 3

Academic Term 3

Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 5
DENA 142 Public Dental Clinic 2
DENA 173* Practicum 3 3

*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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