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
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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. There will be a lab sessions March 2 and June 29, 2019 (tentative).
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.
Heather Taylor, LDH, BS, MPH received her Dental Hygiene degree and Masters in Public Health from Indiana University and is pursuing a PhD in Public Health.
$579. 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 Fall 2019: September 28 & November 2 (tentative)