DENTAL CORRESPONDENCE & EMPLOYMENT SKILLS
Introduces the various types of written communication for the dental office. Explores a wide variety of dental office forms and development of simple manual and computerized filing and inventory systems. Covers the information and tools necessary to successfully seek a work based learning experience and employment. Organizational skills are the primary emphasis of this course. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: DBOA 104
- Practice grammar skills through multiple exercises necessary for the dental profession.
- Explain the use of e-mail in the dental office and identify rules for electronic communication.
- Create samples of written communication for a variety of dental practice needs.
- Prepare records for filing, apply alphabetical indexing rules and demonstrate the rules of filing.
- List and explain various types of inventory systems and factors determining supply quantity.
- Construct supply orders for the clinical and business office areas of a dental practice.
- List the components and describe the function of a clinical record and explain the rules for data entry.
- Identify and categorize various types of records maintained in a dental office and distinguish between active and inactive records.
- Determine career goals and identify personal skills, strengths and weaknesses for a job.
- Prepare data for job applications and research potential interview questions.
- List suggestions and images on “How to” or “How not to” dress through a PowerPoint presentation for a job interview. Locate and attach a You Tube video to support your presentation.