Indiana law requires a radiology permit in order to take dental radiographs and use x-ray technology in Indiana. This course meets all Indiana requirements in education and will prepare Indiana dental assistant to take the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Radiation Health and Safety Exam.
Dental assistant for a minimum of one (1) year.
This program offers a review of basic dental radiology concepts as required by the Indiana State Department of Health Medical Radiology Services, please visit their website at: http://www.in.gov/isdh/23279.htm
The didactic component of this course will include several hours of online dental radiology modules. Participants must complete modules and pass quizzes (75%) in order to continue with the laboratory component.
Participants will attend a laboratory session during which radiology procedures with equipment, instruments, and live radiation on a mannequin will be presented. Participants will expose, process, mount, and evaluate dental radiographs. There will be no practicing on live patients during this laboratory experience. Participants receiving a 75% or higher in the laboratory component will be able to continue onto the clinical component.
The clinical component of this course can only be completed after the participant has successfully passed the didactic and laboratory components. Participants will be required to satisfactorily complete a series of radiographs on live patients under the supervision of a licensed Indiana dentist.
Consuela Flores, RDH, MPH received her Dental Hygiene degree and Masters in Public Health from Indiana University. Ms. Flores is Adjunct Lecturer for Indiana University School of Dentistry
$475. No refunds if online material has been accessed. A refund, less a $50 cancellation fee, will be issued if online material has not been accessed.
Lab session dates for Spring 2021: April 17 & June 19, 2021 (subject to change)