Dental Terminology & Records – 9 Weeks
The patient’s record contains vital information pertinent to the patient’s treatment. This course will cover the significance of maintaining accurate patient records, restorative charting skills and periodontal charting skills.
Dental Reception Procedures – 9 Weeks
This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to become an efficient member of a dental office practice. Students will learn how to create and maintain accurate dental records, as well as, how to perform daily dental receptionist duties.
Document Transcription – 6 Weeks
This course is designed to give students a solid understanding of machine transcription. Emphasis is placed on mastering the dictation equipment, punctuation, accuracy and proofreading of transcribed documents. The course deals with the transcription of documents which may be found in a general office or dental office. These include letters, memos, outlines, reports, minutes etc.
Microsoft Word – 12 Weeks
This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to utilize Microsoft Word. Students will learn to edit text, check spelling and grammar, print documents, work with document views, manage styles and utilize document themes, merge documents and data sources, insert quick parts in documents, utilize newsletter-style columns, work with comments and revisions, insert drawing objects and graphics, utilize smart art and insert headers and footers.
Advanced Microsoft Word – 6 Weeks
Students will acquire the skills and knowledge to utilize Advanced Microsoft Office Word’s interface including creating and editing text and revising documents. Students will have the ability to create and manage professional documents using mail merge, macros, graphics, advanced tables, formulas, breaks, tabs, forms and subdocuments.
Professional Office Procedures – 12 Weeks
The purpose of this course is to train people to think, to work under stressful and difficult situations and to perform office duties in a professional manner. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared for the realistic problems and situations they may encounter in an office.
Microsoft Excel – 6 Weeks
This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to utilize Microsoft Excel. Students will learn to create a simple worksheet by entering labels and values, build a worksheet using copy and paste, fill and autofill, find/replace, column width and row height, hide columns and rows and copy cell formatting, insert and delete columns and rows, create formulas and use functions such as Average, Max, Sum, NOW, IF, Vlookup and Dfunction, filter databases using Auto Filter, Criteria and Extract, work with cell references including relative, absolute and mixed, format cells using number formats and changing alignment, use chart wizard to format, size, move, edit, save and print a chart, protect, save and print worksheets, charts and formulas.
Communications – 6 Weeks
This course develops basic language and communication skills. Business letters, reports and interpersonal skills are addressed as communication becomes increasingly important in the shrinking global marketplace.
A keyboarding certificate will be issued upon successful completion of a timed timing. Students must achieve a minimum of 50 words per minute with 0 errors.
Courses and content may change to enhance program quality