Course Description and Overview
This will be a 16 hour hands-on certification course for dental assistants, with the intended purpose to take dental radiographs, under the supervision of a licensed dentist. This course is approved by the Nebraska Board of Dental Examiners and the renewal of registration in the state of Iowa. As a prerequisite for the course, dental office experience is preferred.
At the end of the course, participants should be able to:
• Identify the properties and characteristics of the radiation beam and the factors involved in quality imaging;
• Understand radiation safety measures;
• Recognize and use radiographic landmarks;
• Take and mount a full-mount set of radiographs;
• Be familiar with the state regulations and legal aspects of dental radiology
This two day course will begin the first day with didactic lecture by the faculty listed below in a classroom setting. Day two will take place in the radiology lab of Creighton School of Dentistry and will include the hands-on portion of the course.
This course will be presented at Creighton University School of Dentistry. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided each day. Final check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Friday November 11th; The Lab/ Hands-on will begin at 8:00am on Saturday, November 12th. Since this is a limited attendance course, a cancellation fee of $50 will be charged for cancellations received later than 72 hours prior to the course. Tuition includes use of Creighton XCP Kit, handouts and other amenities. Creighton School of Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 CE Credits.
Instructions for Parking: All classes at the CU School of Dentistry, parking is available in the patient parking lot off 30th Street, across from Alegent Creighton Health Creighton University Medical Center.
Creighton is an ADA CERP recognized provider.