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  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Dental Education


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Department of Dental Education
College of Health and Human Services

Neff Hall 150 ~ 260-481-6837 ~ www.ipfw.edu/dental

Dental Education Programs: Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene and Dental Laboratory Technology

Admission to all three dental education programs from the predental education programs are limited and competitive.

Special Academic Regulations for Students in Dental Assisting

Attendance

Class attendance is essential and mandatory because of the experiential learning process used in all dental assisting courses. Some evening hours are required for additional clinical experiences and professional association meetings.

Physicals and Immunizations

Before beginning clinical courses, students must submit evidence that they have (1) completed an annual physical examination, (2) obtained the required immunizations, (3) completed TB testing, (4) received hepatitis B immunizations and Hepatitis B titer, and (5) hold a current CPR certification at the professional healthcare-provider level with the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.

Please see Programs  of the Bulletin, College of Health and Human Services Special Academic Regulation for students in health sciences, regarding student withdrawal and criminal records checks.

Special Academic Regulations for Students in Dental Hygiene

Attendance

Class attendance is essential and mandatory because of the experiential learning process used in all dental hygiene courses. Some evening hours are required for additional clinical experiences and professional association meetings.

Physicals and Immunizations

Before beginning clinical courses, students must submit evidence that they have (1) completed an annual physical examination, (2) obtained the required immunizations, (3) completed TB testing, (4) received hepatitis B immunizations, and (5) hold current CPR certification at the professional healthcare-provider level.

Please see Programs  of the Bulletin, College of Health and Human Services Special Academic Regulation for Students in Health Sciences, regarding student withdrawal and criminal records checks. 

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