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Active as of Spring Semester 2013



I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Principles of Practice Management & Communication

2. Course Prefix & Number:
DENT 1133

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 2

Lecture Hours: 1

Lab Hours: 2

4. Course Description:

This course teaches general principles of communication in health care settings. Specific emphasis is placed on verbal and nonverbal skills, assertiveness and confidentially in a variety of situations to include receptionist, office manager, business manager, insurance clerk, records manager, data processor, appointment clerk and bookkeeping. It will cover the use of the dental software system Dentrix and operation of basic office equipment.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

DENT 1133 - Principles of Practice Management & Communication


All Credit(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
DENT 1106Dental Orientation & Anatomy

7. Other Prerequisites
A grade of “C” or higher in all Fall semester DENT courses except for DENT 1116 Dental Clinic I, which must be a grade of “B” or higher.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

DENT 1133 - Principles of Practice Management & Communication

There are no corequisites for this course.