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We're sorry to inform you that a General Education Diploma (GED) is a prerequisite for enrollment in our program. This requirement ensures that all our students have a foundational level of education that is necessary for the coursework and training involved.
If you are currently in the process of obtaining your GED or plan to do so, please feel free to reapply once you have achieved this qualification. In the meantime, we encourage you to explore the resources and support available for GED preparation.
We appreciate your understanding and are here to answer any questions you might have about this requirement or the application process.
Description: 12 Weeks - 96 Clock Hours + 20 Hour Internship. Covers business and medical communications, health care operations, HIPAA and OSHA, and more, followed by a 20-hour internship.
Description: 16 weeks blended course, 18 modules 3.5 hours each offered on Saturdays. Covers anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, health insurance, HIPAA and OSHA, medical documentation, electronic data interchange, payment and collection strategies, ICD-10 and CPT coding. 15-hour internship required. CPR training required (additional cost: $30.00).
Description: 20 modules/2.5 hours each, offered twice a week in the evening. Covers dental and oral anatomy and physiology, chairside assisting, radiology, impressions, instrument identification, restorative materials and procedures, lab materials and techniques. Includes coronal polishing, pit and fissure sealants placement, infection control, sterilization, and assisting in dental specialties. CPR training required (additional cost: $30.00).
Description: 10 modules/2.5 hours each, offered on Saturdays. Includes advanced dental and oral anatomy and physiology, orthodontic chairside assisting, materials and supplies, instruments and procedures, appliances, Invisalign, radiology, and impressions. 20-hour orthodontic internship, which must be completed within one month after finishing the modules. CPR training required (additional cost: $30.00).
For any cancellations or withdrawals, there is a $210.00 non-refundable administrative/enrollment processing fee. Refunds are based on the percentage of the amount paid and modules completed at the time of emailed request. All refund and withdrawal requests must be submitted via email.
Should a student's enrollment be terminated or canceled for any reason, all refunds will be made according to the following schedule:
Do not sign this agreement before you have read it or if it contains any blank spaces.
This agreement is a legally binding document and is only binding when the agreement is accepted, signed, and dated by the authorized official of the school or the admissions officer at the school’s principal place of business. Read all pages of this contract before signing.
You are entitled to an exact copy of the agreement and any disclosure pages you sign.
This agreement and the school catalog constitute the entire agreement between the student and the school.
Any changes in this agreement must be made in writing and shall not be binding on either the student or the school unless such changes have been approved in writing by the authorized official of the school and by the student or the student’s parent or guardian. All terms and conditions of the agreement are not subject to amendment or modification by oral agreement.
The school does not guarantee the transferability of credits to another school, college, or university. Credits or coursework are not likely to transfer; any decision on the comparability, appropriateness, and applicability of credit and whether credit should be accepted is the decision of the receiving institution.
The student has the right to cancel the initial enrollment agreement until midnight of the 5th business day after the student has been accepted by the school. If the right to cancel is not given to any prospective student at the time the agreement is signed, then the student has the right to cancel the agreement at any time and receive a refund on all monies paid to date within 30 days of cancellation. Cancellations should be delivered in writing to the school management.
The number of students who were admitted to the Dental Assisting Program as of July 1 of this reporting period: 45.
The number of students who were admitted to the Orthodontic Assisting Program as of July 1 of this reporting period: 37.
The number of additional students who were admitted in the Dental/Orthodontic Assisting Programs during the next 12 months and classified in one of the following categories:
The total number of students admitted in the Dental Assisting Program during the 12-month reporting period: 45. The total number of students admitted in the Orthodontic Assisting Program during the 12-month reporting period: 37.
The number of students enrolled in the programs during the 12-month reporting period who:
The number of students enrolled in the Dental Assisting Program who were:
The number of students who took a State licensing examination or professional certification examination, if any, during the reporting period: 0.
The number of students who took and passed a State licensing examination or professional certification examination, if any, during the reporting period: 0.
The number of graduates who obtained employment in the field who did not use the school's placement assistance during the reporting period: 15.
The average starting salary for all school graduates employed during the reporting period: a) Dental Assisting graduates: $16.00/hr. b) Orthodontic Assisting graduates: $16.00/hr.
ILLINOIS HEALTH CAREERS DBA ILLINOIS DENTAL CAREERS WAS APPROVED TO OPERATE BY THE DIVISION OF PRIVATE BUSINESS AND VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS OF THE ILLINOIS BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
As a student enrolled in the dental assisting programs, I am aware and have been informed of the need to practice patient care skills specific to dental assisting on fellow students during supervised laboratory class sessions. As a human subject used for practice and demonstration for educational purposes, I understand that my responsibilities are the following:
I have read and do understand the above guidelines. I agree to serve as a human subject for the practice and demonstration of patient care skills specific to practice as a dental assistant in the supervised laboratory. I release Illinois Health Careers and my instructor from any and all liability and/or physical responses resulting from my service as a human subject.
THIS IS A RELEASE OF LEGAL RIGHTS. READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING. Illinois Health Careers is a Career Training Program. References to Illinois Health Careers include its officers, Board of Trustees, employees, and its designated agents.
As a student in the Illinois Health Careers Training Program, I freely choose to participate in the following programs:
If you have previously received the HEP B vaccination, please provide proper documentation to Illinois Health Careers. If you chose to opt-out of the vaccination, please sign the below statement, acknowledging you are declining:
Illinois Health Careers will not pay for or reimburse for students to receive the HEP B shot.
The isolation period after testing positive for COVID-19 has been reduced FROM IDPH/CDC:
If at any time you are exhibiting symptoms of:
Please contact your instructor prior to coming to class. It will be your responsibility to get tested.
Students in the Illinois Health Careers Certificate Programs are expected to follow the rules of student conduct as set forth in the Illinois Health Careers Catalog. Students are also expected to abide by the conduct policies that pertain to all Allied Health programs offered through Illinois Health Careers.
One purpose of the program is to prepare the students to be caring, compassionate, well-educated Allied Health professionals who assume responsibility and accountability for his or her actions. The Director of Allied Health and all faculty expect the following behaviors from students enrolled in any of the Allied Health professionals Certificate Programs:
The student must always demonstrate professional behavior and attitude in the classroom. During the semester before externship, any student who fails to demonstrate acceptable attitude and behavior or falls below an 80% will not be allowed to enter or continue their externship. Denial of entry into the externship will be based on written documentation by the clinical instructor(s). The student who is denied entry into the externship will have to re-apply to enter the externship the following term.
Illinois Health Careers and OE sites are smoke free offices, No Vaping, No marijuana, No Cigarettes or E-Cigarettes.
Behavior not consistent with those behaviors described above will be brought to the attention of the Director of Allied Health in the form of a written report. Misconduct will be handled in accordance with the procedures outlined in the student handbook and with the Illinois Health Career Code of Conduct.
These principles are intended to aid Allied Health students in maintaining a high level of ethical conduct in the workplace/externship site. They are standards by which all Allied Health may determine the propriety of his or her conduct in his or her relationship with patients, physicians, and co-workers.
SIGNATURE: I indicate that by my signature below, I have read the terms and conditions of participation in this Program and agreed to abide by them. I have carefully read this Voluntary Assumption of Risk and Release liability and acknowledge that I understand it. The laws of the State of Illinois shall govern this Voluntary Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability.
If an Applicant is a minor, this Agreement must be endorsed by his/her father, mother, legal guardian or a responsible person over 18 years of age. I recommend the acceptance of this Applicant and agree to payment of tuition in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth herein.
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