Course Title: Take a clinical photograph

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4385 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

Course Title: Take a clinical photograph

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Contact: Ms. Suzanne Dellas Fatone

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1406

Course Contact Email: sue.fatone@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to take a clinical dental photograph under conditions that can be reproduced.

 

This unit applies to dental assisting work.

 

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice.

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

The are no pre-requisites for this unit. 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDEN014 Take a clinical photograph

Elements:

1. Prepare patient and interpret the request for photography

2. Prepare to take the photograph

3. Take required 3. intraoral views using a standardised approach

4. Take a portrait and profile photograph


Learning Outcomes

Please refer to elements of competency.


Overview of Assessment

Before the critical aspects of evidence are considered all prerequisites must be met.

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:

  • taken 50 clinical dental photographs, including intraoral and extraoral images
  • stored the resulting image data appropriately.

 

Assessment Tasks

Assessment 1: 

Task 1: Written Assessment

Assessment 2: 

Task 2: Clinical Photograph Portfolio

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

Ass1

Ass 2

1.1

X

X

1.2

X

X

1.3

X

 

1.4

X

X

2.1

X

 

2.2

X

 

3.1

X

X

3.2

X

X

3.3

X

 

3.4

X

X

3.5

X

 

 

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.