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    Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Overview

    The Registered Dental Assistant program prepares students for the Dental Board of California's Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) examination and employment as a chair side dental assistant. This rigorous course includes instruction in dental terminology, communication, interpersonal skills, ethical and legal considerations, pre-clinical scienes, preventive dentistry, radiology, dental materials, and basic chair side assisting. Students participate in clinical experience. 

    Program Name: Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Program

    CIP Code: 51.0601

    Level: Postsecondary

    Total Program: 825 Clock hours - 660 Theory and 165 Clinical

                             39 weeks/may take up to 11 months to complete

    Financial Aid Academic Year: 825 Clock hours/39 weeks

    Class Days and Times: UNDER REVIEW

    Enrollment Dates: CLOSED   



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