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COMP 0885 - Dental Office Receptionist

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

Prepare for a challenging and exciting career as a Dental Receptionist. Acquire the critical skills necessary to manage the day to day front desk procedures performed in a computerized and manual dental office. Students will gain working knowledge in dental terminology, clinical procedures, billing procedures, insurance company protocol, fee guides, telephone skills and appointment scheduling. In this course the students will also explore areas such as patient charts and records, related accounting, business communication and marketing within the dental office. This course may be taken simultaneously with COMP 0285 and COMP 0985. A BCIT Statement of Completion is issued upon success in all three of these courses. Students may be eligible for continuing dental education credits as per the College of Dental Surgeons of BC.

Prerequisite(s)

BC Grade 12 English or equivalent.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$677.00

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 31580

Mon Sep 10 - Mon Dec 10 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 10 Mon/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 400

Instructor

Erin McCaffrey

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$677.00

Notes

  1. No class October 4, 8 (Thanksgiving) or November 22. Class will be in session November 12 (Remembrance Day).

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Develop the skills needed to work as a Dental Receptionist.
  • Completely understand the day to day functions of a manual dental office.
  • Be ready to apply for a Dental Receptionist position in a manual dental office.
  • Be eligible to enrol in the Dental Computer program and the Dental Billing program BCIT offers.
  • Accurately spell and correctly use Dental terminology.

Effective as of Winter 2011

Related Programs

COMP 0885 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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Comp 0885/Dental Office Receptionist Manual + Dds-12Bc Form
Author Comp:Mccaffrey
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-2-10010-885-5
Price $45.95
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