This hands-on course was designed for students who have strong English communication skills. Only those students who have strong spoken and written business English should register for this course. Participants must be detail oriented, have the utmost accuracy in spelling and strong interpersonal skills to work well with the public. If you meet the above requirements then you could prepare for a challenging career as a Dental Receptionist in as little as 12 weeks. Successful students will gain working knowledge in dental office clinical procedures, billing procedures, and insurance company protocols. Assignments and exercises focus on dental receptionist responsibilities, legal issues, patients rights, accurate spelling of technical dental terms and Fee Guides. Patient charts and records, related accounting, business communication, telephone skills, appointment scheduling and marketing within the dental office are covered. COMP 0885 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. Some students may also be eligible for continuing dental education credits as per the College of Dental Surgeons of BC. Upon successful completion students acquire the critical skills necessary to manage the day to day front desk procedures performed as a Dental Office Receptionist. Please Note: English 12 with 80% or higher is recommended for this course.
Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.
Mon Sep 14 - Thu Dec 10 12 Weeks
|Sep 14 - Dec 10||Mon/Thu||18:30 - 21:30||DTC Online Delivery|
Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.
Mon Jan 11 - Mon Apr 12 12 Weeks
|Jan 11 - Apr 12||Mon/Thu||18:00 - 21:00||
See Notes below
TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.}
This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Winter 2021
COMP 0885 is offered as a part of the following programs:
The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.
Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.
If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.
|Comp 0885/Dental Office Receptionist Manual + Dds-12Bc Form|
No information on books is currently available for Winter 2021 offerings of this course.
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