Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) at College of San Mateo
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Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
Certificate of Achievement: Dental Assisting

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:
  1. Legally sit for the Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) licensing examination for the State of California.
  2. Legally sit for the Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) licensing examination administered by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB).
  3. Follow the continuing education (CE) procedures necessary to maintain current knowledge and remain updated in areas of dental assisting and dentistry in general.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of existing California laws regarding delegatable duties and dental ethics as they relate to dental assisting.