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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 Assisting Courses

DNAS 1132

Credentialing Exam Preparation

Credits: 1

Description: This course will provide information to prepare the individual for taking the dental assisting credentialing examinations. The topics included are those that are tested by the national certification and state board registration exams. This course is appropriate for those individuals who are in need of becoming recredentialed or for those seeking initial credentialing. Prerequisite: Instructor Approval

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.


  1. Answer expanded functions procedure questions
  2. Analyze infection control protocols
  3. Distinguish general chairside procedure information
  4. Indicate proper radiographic techniques and protocols

Guidelines for Success

ADA Statement 4

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Learners are encouraged to register with Learning Services Director 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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