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1002 Electronic Dental Records: Start Taking the Steps (AGD 561)

1002 Electronic Dental Records: Start Taking the Steps (AGD 561)

1002 Electronic Dental Records: Start Taking the Steps (AGD 561)

Jana Berghoff, RDH
Jana Berghoff, RDH
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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Launch date: 07 Aug 2016
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Last updated: 03 Sep 2018

Reference: 164644

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Technology and electronic patient records have become an integral part of healthcare delivery, including dentistry, and are now impossible to ignore. A transition plan is key in making the switch from paper to digital charts as smooth as possible. This course is designed to guide a dental practice through the planning process and assist in creating steps to start the transition today. (Sponsored in part by an educational grant from Patterson Dental.)


Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
Understand terms and acronyms surrounding electronic record keeping.
Objective 2:
Identify the advantages of electronic dental records (EDR).
Objective 3:
Create an electronic new patient protocol.
Objective 4:
Create an electronic existing patient protocol.
Objective 5:
Create a retirement protocol for existing patient records.
Objective 6:
Assess what technology needs to be acquired or updated.
Objective 7:
Understand the value of obtaining additional training during the transition.
Objective 8:
Learn what electronic services are available to assist the practice.
Objective 9:
Explain the importance of backing up electronic data records.
Jana Berghoff, RDH

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Jana Berghoff, RDH
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Jana Berghoff, RDH, spent the first 23 years of her professional career working both in the clinical dental setting and in practice management. For the past 10 years she has worked in various capacities with Patterson Dental to bring technology into the dental office. She has specialized in Eaglesoft software, Schick Digital products, Patterson hardware offerings, CAESY Patient Education Systems and various other digital imaging products. Jana has conducted in-office trainings nationwide, as well as presented seminars and published articles to help dental professionals take the initial steps toward operating a computerized office.
Jana presently serves as the Technology Marketing Manager of Patterson Dental.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Reference: AGD 561

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