This course has 2 Parts. Part 1 is all Online, Part 2 is in person at our facility.
Once you register and make payment for a class you immediately have access to PART 1 the study material and actual state test for the course, submitted online.
Part 1 – The Instructional Online portion of the course that is self paced. It includes all study material and the actual written tests for Certification. The test must be submitted online at least 48 hours before you can attend Part 2 of the course, the Clinical Hands-On portion that is given in our facility on the selected class date.
Part 1 is completed online, Part 2 is completed in our Facility on the selected class date.
The actual class date that is selected is the date you come to our facility for Part 2 of the course the “Hands-On” portion of the course. Part 2 the “Hands-On” portion involves demonstrating your Dental Assisting skills. Once both Parts of the Course are completed you will receive your Certification(s); Part 1 – a passing grade of 75% or better on the Written online test and Part 2 – demonstrating your Dental Assisting skills in our facility on the selected class date.
You can take the written test from any device that can access the internet. The study material is a combination of Powerpoints and PDF documents.
A Florida Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification will be given upon demonstration of competency and satisfactory completion of a written and clinical test.
This Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification (EFDA) Course is for the dental assistant who has been formally trained by a licensed dentist in expanded functions duties with a minimum of three months on the job training. Students must be able to perform the duties of an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in a clinical setting and pass an online exam with a grade of 75% or better to be issued a Florida Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification (EFDA) Certification . This course is to certify that the dental assistant is knowledgeable in and able to perform the Expanded Functions Dental Assistant procedures listed below.
Please Note: Dental Assistants must be able to perform clinical dental charting on paper in order to become a Florida Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, a dental charting test will be given as part of the clinical hands on portion of the course.
This class is an online blended class. Students must have access to a computer and Internet to complete Part 1 of the course, the online component. Students must have basic computer knowledge to ensure proper operation of online class work.