Preparation Courses

For DANB's CDA Exam

These courses offer a review of material and concepts to assist dental assistants in preparing for each of the three CDA® Component Exams: General Chairside (GC), Radiation Health & Safety (RHS), and Infection Control (ICE) components of the Dental Assisting National Board.

Note: If all three CDA® Component Exams (GC, RHS and ICE) are not completed, results will expire after 5 years.

Infection Control (ICE)

This is a comprehensive interactive course for the entire dental team to explore dental infection control together as well as strategies to comply with the federal OSHA bloodborne pathogen standard, safety devices, training requirements, post exposure incident procedures and much more. It is also excellent preparation for the DANB® Infection Control Exam.

Required Textbook: Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team," 5th edition by Miller and Palenik ISBN-9780323082570

Recommended Textbook: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Certification Preparation for Dental Assisting ISBN-9781605475455

$145 + $5 non-refundable registration fee

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Radiation Health & Safety (RHS)

This course prepares dental assistants to take the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB®) Radiation, Health and Safety examination. This course does not satisfy the Rhode Island Department of Health requirement for exposure of radiographs in the dental setting as there is no clinical component in this course. [Learn more about our Introduction to Dental Radiography course...]

$145 + $5 non-refundable registration fee

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 [Learn more about our Introduction to Dental Radiography course...]

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General Chairside (GC)

This course offers a review of material and concepts to assist dental assistants in preparing for the General Chairside component of the Dental Assisting National Board.

Required Textbook: Modern Dental Assistant, 11th Edition. Bird/Robinson. ISBN-13: 978-1455774517

$145 + $5 non-refundable registration fee

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DANB® and CDA® are registered trademarks of the Dental Assisting national Board, Inc.

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Last Updated: 6/20/17