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DA 133W - Dental Assisting Internship Seminar

Credits: 1
Provides opportunities to share internship experiences and future educational goals. Develops resume writing and job seeking skills.

Prerequisite(s): DA 120  and DA 120LW  with a "C" (2.0) minimum grade.
Corequisite(s): DA 130W  
Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Assess the Dental Assistant Internship experience.
    1. Identify plan of action or goals for continued education and professional growth after graduation.
    2. Self-analyze skills and competencies and determine skills needing additional improvement and practice.
    3. Apply all policies during dental office rotations as directed on student responsibilities and individual office policy manual.
    4. Assist the dental staff in completing evaluation reports and interpreting the grade computation.
    5. List and prioritize a set of employee characteristics and clinical skills that employers seek in new employees.
    6. Using information sheets, forms, and references presented during "Job Skills" workshops, complete the following:
      1. role play interviewing techniques
      2. identify placement resources
      3. compile/update a Delta College Placement profile (personal option)
    7. Review certification and registration requirements, including legal limitations and functions allowable in Michigan.
    8. Actively participate in problem solving and discussion about case studies observed during students' clinical experience.
    9. Use the Delta College Dental Clinic and instructor assistance to review or practice skills requiring improvement.
    10. Participate in a Diversity discussion in relation to dental patients
    11. Using “Professional Goals Report”, prepare a final report paper about your future in dental assisting.

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