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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2021-2022 Catalog 
    Mar 04, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DEN 130 - Dental Assisting Externship I

Prerequisite: COM 103  or COM 108  AND DEN 104 DEN 107 , and DEN 110 .
Corequisite: DEN 120 
(3 Credits)
This will be the student’s first practical experience in dental assisting. The student will be assigned to clinical rotations in area dental offices and clinics to apply the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom and laboratory settings. Travel may be required to approved externship sites.  A weekly seminar will be held for students to share their experiences and situations encountered in the clinical setting. The externship is scheduled during the work hours of the assigned office. The work schedule is typically daytime hours during the work see, but may involve early evening hours as well.  Course fee required. Total of 135 clinical hours.

Semesters Offered: Spring Only, All Years.

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