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We offer 449 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 Assisting Courses

DNAS 1112

Clinical Assisting I

Credits: 4.00

Description: This course includes an orientation to the history of dentistry, educational requirements, credentialing opportunities and professional associations for dental and allied dental careers. The learner is provided with instruction in the use of dental equipment, instruments and supplies; principles of four-handed dentistry; concepts of infection control and instrument recirculation; management of medical and dental emergencies; and procedures related to oral diagnosis, preventive dentistry, and restorative dentistry. Prerequisite(s):ENGL0050, GTEC0006, MATH0080 or appropriate assessment score Corerequisite: DENT1100

Credit Breakdown: 2.00/2.00/0 (Lecture/Lab/On the job training)

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