May 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DA 206 - Co-op Ed: Dental Assisting Seminar

1 Credit(s)

Must be enrolled in the Dental Assisting program. Students will increase their understanding of industry expectations while developing job search tools and skills. Students will learn and practice presenting themselves to employers in a competent and professional manner in preparation for a professional career in dental assisting.

Corequisite: Must be enrolled with DA 280  

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of workplace culture including required dress, conversations, and attitudes
  2. Compose in writing a useful resume, cover letter and thank you letter
  3. Participate in a "mock interview" process to gain interviewing skills
  4. Demonstrate the ability to analyze new situations and respond according to professionally accepted guidelines
  5. Identify factors which control and contribute to success in the workplace of the dental assistant
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of effective, professional interactions, including what constitutes harassment and unethical behavior
  7. Actively and constructively participate in classroom discussions

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