This course prepares dental assistants to sit for the DANB Dental Radiation Health and Safety Certification exam. There are three pathways to become a Certified Radiation Technician. All pathways required a Board approved radiology course. Pathway 1) 18 years of age with three months or 300 hours of full time experience in clinical setting in dental office; must have basic oral anatomy course and employed in a dental office for direct clinical supervision. Pathway 2: 18 years of age; pass pre-test and employed in a dental office for direct clinical supervision. Pathway 3: 18 years of age and completion of a basic dental assisting course. Prerequisites High School Diploma or GED; Reading Comprehension placement score of 65 or better; completion of HES-526 or dental experience. Text must be purchased from Prince George's Community College bookstore.
Continuing Education Level
Continuing Ed - Open Classes