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We offer 469 courses at Northwest Technical College. Select a subject below to get a listing of the courses in that subject. Click on a course to see the description and detailed information about the course. To see when these classes are available to take, please see the Current Class Schedule.

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Dental Courses

DENT 1122

Dental Ethics & Jurisprudence

Credits: 1

Description: This course focuses on the ethical and legal implications of providing dental, dental assisting, and dental hygiene care. The practice acts for Minnesota and North Dakota will also be studied. Prerequisite(s): DENT1112, DNAS1112

Credit Breakdown: 1/0/0 (Lecture/Lab/On the job training)


This course should help you gain the following abilities and competencies.


Core Abilities

  1. Demonstrate thinking/active learning skills.
  2. Demonstrate self-development skills.


  1. Explain Minnesota Dental Practice Act
  2. Explain North Dakota Dental Practice Act
  3. Explain ADHA Code of Ethics
  4. Identify personal values/morals

Guidelines for Success


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Learners are encouraged to register with Learning Services Directior in Learning Enrichment Center for assistance with accommodations. It is the Learner's responsibility to voluntarily and confidentially disclose information regarding the nature and extent of a disability. The college cannot assume responsibility for providing accommodations or services to Learners who have not identified themselves as having a qualifying disability.

Last Updated: 2011-05-23
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