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EASTERN IDAHO TECHNICAL COLLEGE_ _____________________________________________________________ 2016-2017
• Hepatitis A
• Hepatitis B series (completed)
• Polio
• Proof of Varicella vaccination or titer result.
• Meningococcal
• Proof of an annual TB skin test
• Documentation of health insurance
No facial or oral piercings will be allowed in the classroom,
clinical sites or lab area. One set of stud earrings may be worn in
each ear. Individuals with visible tattoos are required to have the
tattoos covered while in class, clinical sites and labs. (Students
with visible tattoos may experience difficulty in finding
employment in area dental offices.)
Program Continuation Requirements
• All core courses must be passed with a minimum of a C (75%),
and must be passed consecutively before continuing on to the
next course.
• All Program (DTL) courses must be passed with a minimum of
a C (75%), and must be passed consecutively before continuing
on to the next course.
Program Costs
In addition to the semester registration fees, a Dental
Assisting student can expect to spend an approximate total of
$2,000 on books, supplies, liability insurance, CPR, first aid,
dental conventions and DANB and/or NOCTI program exit
Graduates are required to sit for proficiency exams at the
conclusion of their program. Information regarding costs and
dates for the exams will be posted in the online catalog and
available from the program instructor(s).
Dental Assisting
Intermediate Technical Certificate
41 Credits
Financial Aid Eligible
emester 1
DTL 121
Orientation to Dental
Assisting/Office Management
DTL 124
Basic Dental Sciences & Medical Situations
DTL 125
Dental Operatory Procedures
DTL 126
Dental Radiology
DTL 129
Dental Biology
HCT 100
Introduction to Health Professions
Semester 2
CIS 101
Computer Information Systems
DTL 127
Dental Clinical
DTL 128
Dental Specialties
DTL 131
Dental Lab Materials and Expanded Functions 3
ENG 101
English Composition
PSY 101
Introduction to Psychology
Summer Term
DTL 132
Supervised Work Experience
You will need your own stethoscope and blood pressure kit. You
will also be required to wear scrubs to all class meetings and
clinical rotations. Further dress code rules will be discussed in
Intended Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
• Discuss and understand the roles and responsibilities of the
nursing assistant in Idaho.
• Demonstrate basic competencies required of nursing assistants
in the state of Idaho.
• Demonstrate the knowledge required to pass the required
Idaho state manual skills and written exam.
Program Options
Intermediate Technical Certificate
11 months Fall and Spring Semesters & Summer Term
The Dental Assisting program at EITC consists of classroom
training, clinical skills training, and clinical experience in
area dental offices. The program’s curriculum follows Idaho
State Board of Dentistry guidelines. The curriculum provides
the training necessary to become an integral part of the dental
profession and offers the student supervised training to become
a dental assistant. With this education and two years of clinical
experience, graduates may sit for the National Certified Dental
Assistant exam.
Intended Learning Outcomes
• Demonstrate competency in basic dental assistant skills in a
competent and safe manner when working with patients,
families, and communities while being nonjudgmental of
cultural, religious, and ethnic differences.
• Demonstrate competency in performing front office skills for
entry level dental assistants.
• Demonstrate effective verbal, non-verbal, written and
technological communication utilizing appropriate terminology
during interactions with patients, families, and dental health care
team members.
• Demonstrate accountability, professional values, and ethical
behavior within the scope of practice of a dental assistant and the
policies and procedures of the employing institutions.
• Be Idaho certified in expanded functions for dental assistants.
• Acknowledge that dental assisting is dynamic and requires
life-long learning.
Entrance Requirements
• COMPASS or other Placement Test
• Advising with program director
• Background check
• Completion of entry packet, after orientation (between April
and May)
• Dental exam
• Documentation of the following current immunizations is
• Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus (DPT)
• Mumps, Measles, and Rubella (MMR) or two
vaccinations or Measles and Rubella
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