Search Results

DEN114 Dental Admin & Legal and Ethical 4 credits

Dental Administration & Legal and Ethical Issues in Dentistry exposes the student to variety of Administrative Duties, and legal and ethical dilemmas, helping students become more prudent, confident, and competent dental professionals. Classroom content includes: the legal system, the legal rights that define relationships between individuals, quality assurance, office protocols and patient records, and legal issues that affect employment. Students will develop administrative communication skills, written correspondence skills, and patient relations. The students will develop team communication skills, and keep accurate patient clinical records. Students will become familiar with scheduling and recall systems, and how insurance claims are processed. Students will understand the legal and proper ways to establish financial arrangements within accounts receivable and payable, and collections procedures. This course is designed to satisfy the American Dental Association’s requirements.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.