Class Schedule: New Dates
June 15- Lecture 8:30am - 5:00pm
June 17, 19, 24 - Clinic 5:30pm - 9:00pm
This course meets the requirements for radiography training of dental assistants in the State of Florida. Requirement to take this course is on-the-job training through assisting in the positioning and exposing of dental radiographic film under the direct supervision of a Florida licensed dentist.
Upon successful completion of this course an application will be distributed to apply for a dental radiography license to the Florida Department of Health.
Florida does not license dental assistants and there is no examination requirement. However, prior to the performance of expanded duties as defined by rule of the Board, the dental assistant must possess formal training. Please review the following excerpt from the Florida Administrative Code:
***64B5-16.002 Required Training
(1)Formal training which is required for the performance of certain remediable tasks consists of a dental hygienist’s or dental assistant’s successful completion of an expanded duty course or program which meets one of the following requirements: (a)The course or program is administered or was developed as a part of the regular curriculum at a school of dentistry, dental hygiene or dental assisting accredited by the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation, its successor agency or any other nationally recognized accrediting agency; or (b)The course or program has been approved by the Board for the purpose of providing expanded-duties training for dental hygienists and dental assistants; or (c)A dental assistant who possesses a current Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB) credential. (2)For the purpose of positioning and exposing radiographs by dental assistants, formal training may consist of having received certification as a dental radiographer pursuant to Rule 64B5-9.011, F.A.C. Rules 64B5-16.005 and 16.006, Florida Administrative Code, defines Remediable tasks (expanded functions) delegable to dental hygienists and dental assistants and the level of supervision required. (Convenience Copies of Laws and Rules) If you have formal training from an ADA accredited school in another state, you are eligible to practice Dental Assisting and Radiography in Florida.
Persons assisting in dental radiography in a dental office.
- Course Type: Continuing Education Institute, Licensing & Certifications
- Length: Minimum of 15.00 hours
- Format: Lecture & Clinic
- SIGN UP TODAY! Limited Seating! For more information Call Toll FREE 1.888.283.1177. Maximum class size 5 students.
- All students are required to wear safety eyewear and scrubs.
- You must have a letter indicating you are employed in the field for three months to take the class.