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Course Description

The examination in Dental Hygiene consists of two examinations, the Computer Simulated Clinical Examination (CSCE) and the Patient Treatment Clinical Examination (PTCE) which is approximately 3.5 hours in length. The candidate must reach a 75% competency rate for passage. (Pre-Requisite: Participants must have graduated or are graduating within 45 days of examination from an ADA accredited dental hygiene school in the U.S. or Canada to be eligible.)

Course Outline

  • Patient Evaluation
  • Calculus Detection and Removal
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Plaque/Stain Removal
  • Treatment Management

Learner Outcomes

This examination will assure current clinical knowledge and ability and assures the public that those who become licensed deliver dental care competently and safely.

Notes

Materials Required:
Materials are provided to the candidates by the Commission on Dental Competency Assessment (CDCA).

Prerequisites

Must have graduated or are graduating within 45 days of examination from an ADA accredited dental hygiene school in the United States or Canada to be eligible.
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Section Title
Patient Treatment Clinical Exam ( PTCE)
Type
Lecture
Days
M
Time
7:00AM to 10:30AM
Dates
Dec 13, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
3.5
Location
  • Main
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $275.00
Section Title
Patient Treatment Clinical Exam ( PTCE)
Type
Lecture
Days
M
Time
10:30AM to 2:00PM
Dates
Dec 13, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
3.5
Location
  • Main
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $275.00
Section Title
Patient Treatment Clinical Exam ( PTCE)
Type
Lecture
Days
M
Time
2:00PM to 5:30PM
Dates
Dec 13, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
3.5
Location
  • Main
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $275.00
Section Title
Patient Treatment Clinical Exam ( PTCE)
Type
Lecture
Days
T
Time
7:00AM to 10:30AM
Dates
Dec 14, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
3.5
Location
  • Main
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $275.00
Section Title
Patient Treatment Clinical Exam ( PTCE)
Type
Lecture
Days
T
Time
10:30AM to 2:00PM
Dates
Dec 14, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
3.5
Location
  • Main
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $275.00
Section Title
Patient Treatment Clinical Exam ( PTCE)
Type
Lecture
Days
T
Time
2:00PM to 5:30PM
Dates
Dec 14, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
3.5
Location
  • Main
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $275.00
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