Documentation and the Dental Assistant
CE Credits: 2 Hour Lecture | Subject: Practice Management/Dental Assisting Documentation | Recommended for: Assistants
Doctors and hygienists were taught how to write chart notes in school, but dental assistants were not. Lawyers say we are an easy target because our documentation in all areas is the worst! Patient chart notes are legal documents and are considered evidence in a court of law and/or used by the dental board in the case of a patient complaint.
- Understand the importance of accurate chart notes and documentation.
- Discover simple ways make complete chart notes.
- Learn how to construct your notes completely and easily.