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COMP 0285 - Dental Office Computer Systems

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

Learn how to perform front desk procedures and daily tasks in a computerized dental office environment. Receive hands-on experience with Exan Mercedes dental management software which also helps to prepare students and dental office personnel to use other dental office computer systems. Emphasis will be on patient records, insurance policies, treatment claims and estimates, insurance and patient payments and the appointment manager. System reports and electronic billing will also be explored. This course may be taken simultaneously with COMP 0885 and COMP 0985. A BCIT Statement of Completion is issued upon success in all three of these courses. Students may also be eligible for continuing dental education credits as per the College of Dental Surgeons of BC.

Prerequisite(s)

Dental office experience, completion of a Dental Receptionist or Dental Assisting program or currently enrolled in Comp 0885.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$448.00

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 23757

Tue May 01 - Tue Jul 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 01 - Jul 31 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 389

Instructor

Erin McCaffrey

Course Outline

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. No class May 22 or July 10.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Perform all of the day to day tasks done in a dental office on a computer.
  • Be ready to apply for a Dental Receptionist position in a computerized dental office.
  • Adapt easier to another dental software program and the student will feel more comfortable in learning another windows program.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

COMP 0285 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Dental Office Receptionist
    Part-time   Statement of Completion

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20 Power Practice X Training Manual
Author Mccaffrey
Copyright 2011
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Price $61.95
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