Dental Assisting – CertifiedVancouver Community College
About this Program
Level: Certificate in Dental Assisting – Certified
Length: 2 semestersCheck My Eligibility
VCC Downtown Campus
Learn the specialized skills and knowledge needed to assist dentists with procedures, provide oral health education, and function as a dental health team member. What you will learn Upon completion of this program, the graduate will be able to: Apply the Standards of Practice and bylaws of the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia for CDA practice to provide safe and competent patient care. Apply the process of evidence-informed CDA practice. Integrate knowledge and critical thinking skills in CDA practice. Use problem-solving strategies and decision-making processes in CDA practice. Integrate ethics and professionalism into CDA practice. Demonstrate professional responsibility and accountability in CDA practice. Demonstrate use of self-reflection to improve care and ensure quality CDA practice.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.