Dental Office Procedures


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This course will introduce students to the basics of Abeldent, a popular software widely used in various dental offices. At the end of  this course you will be able to add providers, schedule appointments and organize patient records using ABELDent.
 
IMPORTANT NOTE:  The ABELDent software is a PC based software and cannot run on a MAC device.  You require a Windows 8.1 Professional or Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate. Windows 8/7 Home, and Vista Home are NOT supported. Windows XP and Windows 2000 are no longer supported by ABELDent.
 

Details:

Duration / Hours: 35 hours
 
Duration / Weeks: 3 weeks
 
Cost: $299 (includes access to ABELDENT trial software necessary to complete this course)
 

Learning Objectives:

Using Abel Dent the student will be able to:  
  • Add a provider(s).
  • Enter new patients.
  • Link a new patient with family members.
  • Search for patients.
  • Enter medical/health information (red flag).
  • Enter personal insurance information.
  • Link family insurance information.
  • Enter information into the appointment schedule.
  • Set up the appointment schedule.
  • Set up the office hours.
  • Set up the columns for each provider.
  • Set up the work to do field (colour coding).
  • Explain ‘reserve time’.
  • Schedule appointments.
  • Edit appointments.                                
  • Cancel appointments.
  • Double book appointments.
 

Course Schedule

Day 1 and 2: Getting Started
  • Introduction
  • Introduction Assignment  
 
Day 3 and 4: Linking Family Records
  • Competency 1  
  • Competency 1 Assignment

Day 4 and 5: New Patients

  • Competency 2 – Entering New Patients
  • Competency 2 Assignment 
 
Day 6 and 7: Searching for Patients
  • Competency 3 
  • Competency 3 Assignment
 
Day 7 and 8:  Linking Family Records
  • Comptency 4 
  • Competency 4 Assignment
 
Day 9 and 10: Patient Medical Information/ Flags      
  • Comptency 5 
  • Competency 5 Assignment
 
Day 11 and 12: Adding New Insurance Information
  • Comptency 6 
  • Competency 6 Assignment
 
 Day 13 and 14: Linking Family Insurance Records
  • Comptency 7 
  • Competency 7 Assignment
 
Day 15 and 16: Setting Up Appointment Schedules
  • Comptency 8 and 9
  • Competency 8 and 9 Assignment
 
Day 16 and 17: Scheduling an Appointment
  • Comptency 10
  • Competency 10 Assignment
 
Day 17 and 19: Editting, Cancelling and Double Booking Appointments
  • Comptency 11, 12, 13 
  • Competency 11,12,13 Assignment
 
Day 20 and 21: Treatments and Billings
  • Comptency 14 Entering Treatment and Billing Patients
  • Comptency 14 Assignment
     
Day 21 and 22: Final Assignment
 

Evaluation:

Introduction assignment: 2%
Competency Assignment: 11@8% each (88% Total)
Final Assignment: 10 %
 
 

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 *This program does not require approval under the Private Career College Act, 2005
 
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