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About the course
Certificate in Dental Surgery Assistant (DSA) are valued members of the oral health team. They take on a significant responsibility and greatly increase the efficiency and the productivity of the dental surgeon in the delivery of quality oral health care.
MAHSA University offers a certificate programme that is benchmarked to the standards and quality of the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA). The training is professionally supervised in clinics equipped with state of the art facilities, complete with up to date curriculum, modern equipments and conducive study environment. The programme will produce competent DSAs who are competent in chair side assisting, patient management, with good clinical and communication skills.
This 2-year programme is taught via Lecturers, Tutorials, Simulations, Small group discussions, Presentations and Professional Practice namely; chairside assisting and clinical attachment at designated public universities. Students are trained to be socially responsible, responsive to the changes in clinical and technological aspects in dentistry and adhere to the standards of professional conduct and ethics.
The goal of the DSA programme is to produce dental auxiliaries who are knowledgeable, skillful and efficient in executing their duties in assisting dental surgeons.
Employment opportunities as Dental Surgery Assistants can be found in both Public and Private sectors that includes:
- Government Health Services
- Private Oral Health Services
- Dental Faculties in both Public and Private Universities
SEM 1 Basic Dental Sciences
Professional Practice 1
SEM 2 Dental & Behavioral Sciences
Professional Practice 2
YEAR 2 SUBJECT SUBJECT
SEM 1 Clinical Science
Professional Practice 3
SEM 2 Basic & Dental Sciences
Professional Practice 4
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