Assessment of Clinical Skills (ACS) exam

ASSESSMENT OF CLINICAL SKILLS EXAM

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Date of Assessment of Clinical Skills (ACS) exam
Saturday and Sunday December 1 and 2, 2018

Date and time of orientation
Thursday November 29, 2018
1:30-3:30 pm (pre-registration required; use the registration form below)

Orientation includes a tour of the building, a demonstration of the clinic equipment and handpieces, and an opportunity to prep a tooth. Each candidate will have 45 minutes to work as an operator. You will also have an opportunity to ensure compatibility with your handpiece.

LIMITED SPACES ARE AVAILABLE. REGISTRATION IS ON A FIRST- COME, FIRST-REGISTERED BASIS. PLEASE WEAR APPROPRIATE CLINIC ATTIRE TO THE ORIENTATION.

Orientation fee
$300.00 (paid by credit card; non-refundable)

Orientation registration
Deadline for registration is Thursday, November 8, 2018, 4:00 pm AST.

Please return the form by fax to 902.494.1757, or email it to clinicalaffairs.dentistry@dal.ca.

Handpiece rental 
To rent a set of high and low-speed handpieces and attachments for use during the two-day exam, please download the registration/handpiece rental form.

Download the registration/handpiece rental form [PDF - 70KB]

For information about handpieces [PDF - 1.9 MB]

The deadline for handpiece rental is Friday November 30, 2018, by 12:00 PM AST.
All other equipment and consumable supplies needed for the examination are the responsibility of the candidate.

Handpiece rental fee
The handpieces rental fee is $200.00/day ($400.00 for the two-day exam) for a set of one each high and slow speed handpieces (paid by credit card; non-refundable). No security deposit is required, however, you will be charged the full replacement cost for any lost or damaged hand pieces.

NOTE: You do not have access to the clinical facilities at Dalhousie University except during the scheduled orientation (Thursday, November 29, 2018) and the exam (Saturday, December 1, 2018 and Sunday, December 2, 2018).

Questions about the Assessment of Clinical Skills exam may be directed to clinicalaffairs.dentistry@dal.ca

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