PHBS 321   Practice Management

Cr: 1 (1 Lec.)   Prerequisite PHBS 223

The course aims at introducing some basic management techniques in a dental practice related to starting an office. Topics include an overview on the health system in Lebanon, key points for starting a new practice and designing a dental office. The key role of the dental assistant and the management of patients records are described, together with the taxation system and basic accounting procedures and bookkeeping. The course aims also to discuss the software (Dentrooper Edu) designed to support the documentation of the student's clinical activities and to keep the patients' records. Dentrooper allows setting up courses and their requirements, enables the students-progress monitoring through providing grading and assessment tools.