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Block Scheduling to Maximize Revenue (FD009)


Looking for ways to meet clinic revenue goals? Consider block scheduling—a tested, proven approach to increase production and revenue. Block scheduling helps move you toward your clinic’s revenue goals by ensuring time in the schedule for higher-revenue-generating procedures. In this dental office training course, we’ll step you through the process of implementing a block schedule system.

Benefits to your organization:
- Increase production
- Boost revenue
- Establish policies that support optimal production scheduling

Who should enroll in this course:
- Front office staff involved in scheduling
- Practice managers
- Current or aspiring scheduling coordinators

Benefits to course participants:
- Learn strategies that help you to implement and manage a block scheduling system correctly
- Develop indispensable skills that help increase dental office production and revenue
- Acquire in-demand, transferable skills in block scheduling

On successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the benefits of using a block scheduling system
- Implement a block scheduling system
- Determine the number of time blocks to reserve
- Design a schedule template
- Schedule new patients effectively
- Establish effective scheduling policies

Participation Requirements:
- Basic computer literacy
- Access to a computer, tablet, or smartphone
- Internet access
- Experience working in a dental office is recommended but not required

Estimated Time Required to Complete: Parts 1 & 2 60-70 minutes

Publication date: 3/2019

Additional Information About Our Courses

Release Date: 04/15/2019 CE Units: 0.5

  • Course Activity
  • Block Scheduling to Maximize Revenue
  • Summary
  • Key Take-Aways
  • Quiz
  • Block Scheduling to Maximize Revenue Quiz
  • Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 3 years