The dates, times, and/or delivery (either in-person and/or remotely) of this class are subject to change due to the impact of COVID-19. All students who register for the class will be contacted via email and/or by phone, if and when, changes are made to this class. If you are not contacted by the Adult Education office, then this class will run as normally scheduled.
IMPORTANT REQUIREMENTS: MUST BE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN A NEW JERSEY DENTAL OFFICE! ALSO, STUDENT MUST ATTEND EVERY CLASS TO REACH HOUR REQUIREMENT. IF YOU MISS CLASS, THEN YOU WILL BE CHARGED A FEE PER HOUR FOR EACH REQUIRED MAKE-UP HOUR.
MUST SUBMIT HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, GED, OR OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT AND CLINICAL AFFILIATE APPLICATION COMPLETED BY STUDENT'S EMPLOYER PRIOR TO THE START OF THE PROGRAM!
PLEASE PRINT THE FOLLOWING AND BRING TO FIRST EVENING OF CLASS:
- EPA License Application
- DANB Exam Application Packet
The Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners approved course will prepare working dental assistants to take quality x-rays. Areas covered include the history and development of x-ray, its nature and properties, effects of radiation exposure, x-ray film and it's processing, correcting faulty radiographs, intraoral and extraoral radiology , and patient management, with an emphasis on radiation hygiene and protection and OSHA standards. Practical experience will be given in intraoral and extraoral radiology techniques. Students must be employed in a dental office. Course will consist of 25 hours didactic and 20 hours lab. The clinical requirements will be completed at a program and NJ Bureau of X-ray Compliance approved dental office which could be where you are employed. High school diploma required. DANB Test included.
**Students must attend every class to reach hour requirement. If not you will be charged a fee per hour for each required make up hour.
Course cost does not include textbooks. Textbook Purchase Required - Essentials of Dental Radiography for Assistants and Hygienist, 10th Edition. ISBN-13: 978-0-13-446074-1 **Students must attend every class to reach hour requirement. If not they will be charged a fee per hour for each required make up hour.