Course Title: Construct registration rims
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2016
Course Code: DENT5783C
Course Title: Construct registration rims
School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5312 - Diploma of Dental Technology
Course Contact: Mark Doherty
Course Contact Phone: 03 9341 1407
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Construct Registration Rims Contact: Nicholas Greer
P: 9341 1420
Nominal Hours: 10
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.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures
HLTWHS200A Participate in WHS processes
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required for you to design and manufacture registration rims for removable prostheses. The registration rims that you manufacture are used for full dentures and also partial dentures. You will construct a range of stabilised base plates as well as the use of wax and wire.
All procedures are carried out in accordance with work health and safety (WHS) policies and procedures, current infection control guidelines, Australian and New Zealand Standards, state/territory legislative requirements and organisation policy.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
HLTDT303D Construct registration rims
1. Select and prepare materials
1.1 Read and interpret the prescription
1.2 Select appropriate material for the base
1.3 Select appropriate material for the rims
1.4 Prepare model to enable appropriate application of selected base material
2. Construct base
2.1 Apply selected base material to model
2.2 Process base material according to type of material selected
2.3 Trim base material to peripheral contours of model and appropriate landmarks
3. Construct registration rim
3.1 Construct rim to industry standard in selected material
3.2 Trim rim to prescribed dimensions and appropriate landmarks
3.3 Smooth and polish rim according to material chosen
3.4 Decontaminate the registration rims according to infection control guidelines
3.5 Dry the registration rims and place in a sealed container for dispatch
On completion of this course you will be able to demonstrate, on a consistent basis, the process involved in construction of registration rims used for full dentures and partial dentures including the construction of a range of baseplates.
Details of Learning Activities
• Facilitator led discussions using Powerpoint presentations
• In class activities
• Simulated laboratory activities
• Reading chapters form Anatomy of Orofacial Structures and answering questions
The class is scheduled for delivery to the NON-APPRENTICE groups in the Lecture theatre of Building 154 RMIT (within the Royal Dental Hospital Melbourne) Notification will be provided via student email if the date or location change. The class will be delivered in conjunction with the unit of competence - HLTDT304D/DENT5784C Articulate Models and Transfer Records.
The class is scheduled for delivery to the APPRENTICE group in the Lecture theatre of Building 154 RMIT (within the Royal Dental Hospital Melbourne) is the Notification will be provided via student email if the date or location change. The class will be delivered in conjunction with the unit of competence - HLTDT304D/DENT5784C Articulate Models and Transfer Records.
Following the delivery of the theory class, practical exercises will be undertaken in the laboratory.
Class schedules are detailed in the timetables provided on Blackboard (subject to change at the discrection of RMIT, in this event notification will be provided to your student email);
1. FT1A - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
2. FT1B - Monday, Thursday, Friday
3. DT1 - Monday - Friday (2week block)
Practical classes will be delivered in the simulated environment at RMIT where the Teacher will provide demonstration and assistance as you construct the following appliances.
• Pink Self-cure acrylic
• Mx baseplate
• Clear Self-cure acrylic
• Md baseplate
• F/F Registration rims
• PIP Registration rims
The TIER 2 exercises are made available if you complete all of the previous exercises and are seeking further practice prior to the assessments. The time guides for the TIER 2 exercises are reduced and require a ’self-managed approach’ to complete the exercise.
• TIER 2 - Mx & Md stabilised baseplates
• TIER 2 - F/F Registration rims
• TIER 2 - PIP Registration rims
• Powepoint available on MYRMIT Blackboard under the program code C5312 and the Unit of Competence HLTDT303D/DENT5783C Construct Registration Rims.
• RMIT online learning Hub www.rmit.edu.au/online
• Library www.rmit.edu.au/library
• Internet links
• Primal Pictures
• Journals, Brochures, Pamphlets, Newspapers, Magazines
Overview of Assessment
You will be assessed in a simulated workplace and under the normal range of work conditions.
You will be assessed on both the essential knowledge and the demonstration of essential skills through;
- Completion of practical exercises - including detailed self reflection of each exercise
- Practical exam - Construction of F/F Registration Rims on stabilised baseplates within the time limit of 3.5 hours
- Theory exam - Pass mark 60%
You will attempt the following practical exercises under supervision of the teacher and you will be graded with either a Px (Satisfactory) or NYC (Not Satisfactory) according to the assessment guidelines outlined in the practical exercise book; in accordance with the training package elements & essential skills.
1. Pink Self-cure acrylic Mx baseplate
2. Clear Self-cure acrylic Md baseplate
3. F/F Registration rims
4. P/P·Registration rims
The TIER 2 exercises are made available if you complete all of the previous exercises and are seeking further practice prior to the assessments. The time guides for the TIER 2 exercises are reduced and require a ’self-managed approach’ to complete the exercise. If you attempt the
following practical exercises you will be graded with either a Px (Satisfactory) or NYC (Not
Satisfactory) according to the assessment guidelines outlined in the practical exercise book; in accordance with the training package elements & essential skills.
1. TIER 2 - Mx & Md stabilised baseplates
2. TIER 2 - F/F Registration rims
3. TIER 2 - P/P Registration rims
Upon completion of an exercise and prior to submission for assessment, all exercises undertaken in the practical classes will require you to provide a detailed reflection of your own work focussing on areas of the appliance that were successful as well as areas that could be improved upon next time.
The practical exam will take place under supervision in the simulated working environment at RMIT. The exam will take place under exam conditions and you will be given details of the requirements and assessment guidelines in the practical book available in class and on BlackBoard.
PRAC EXAM - F/F Registration Rims
The theory exam will be conducted under supervision at RMIT under exam conditions.
Construct Registration Rims - Theoretical examination - pass mark 60%
To achieve a grade of CA (Competency Achieved) for the unit HLTDT303D/DENT5783C Construct Registration Rims you are required to obtain a pass result (PX or CA) for the following theoretical and practical assessments that are used to measure; elements, performance
criteria, essential knowledge and essential skills as outlined in the health training package.
1. Construct Registration Rims theoretical exam
2. PRAG EXAM - F/F Registration Rims
Failure to complete any of the above listed tasks/assessments will result in an NYC (not yet competent) result for unit HLTDT303D/DENT5783C Construct Registration Rims. An NYC (not yet competent) result will be entered in the student record.This will result in non-completion of this unit of competence requiring re-enrolment incurring fees and a return to class work and completion of any relevant assessments at the time of the re-enrolment.
The scheduled dates for the assessments are as follows;
2. Apprentice DT2:T(The assessment process must be finalized and a result entered by July 1, 2016)
RMIT University requires that you present YOUR work for assessment. Plagiarism is a form of cheating. It is the presentation of the work or idea of another person. Plagiarism is NOT acceptable. Penalities can include charges of acedemic misconduct, cancellation of results and exclusion from your course.
Please note: It is also a disciplinary offence to allow your work to be plagiarised by another student. When signing the coversheet to submit your learning guides and assessments.
Please note: Students may apply for Special Consideration as per the information via the RMIT website http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration
if they believe complete assessment for this unit by the submission date has been affected by factors beyond their control. Special consideration must be lodged prior to or within 48 hours of the scheduled assessment time or assessment submission date. The application for Special Consideration is NOT granted automatically on application.
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Special consideration online application - RMIT University: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse: (unresolved) ID=g43abm17hc9w
Non completion or non-submission of compulsory tasks:
Failure to complete any or all of the compulsory tasks listed above will prevent the student from achieving a CA (competency achieved) result for unit HLTDT303D/DENT5783C Construct Registration Rims. This will result in the student not completing the unit successfully. NYC (not yet competent) will be recorded and re enrolment will be required to continue the unit/program. Fees will be incurred. Please note: A second opportunity for assessment will not be granted unless the student has applied for and been granted special consideration as per RMIT assessment policy.
Assessment Appeal Process:
The Appeals Against Assessment policy and procedure applies to all coursework programs in all careers. The appeal process is staged and students are required to follow each stage in order to ensure their full entitlement to appeal is available http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/appeals
Students are required to support the learning outcomes this Unit with work based experience and/ or further self managed research to support positive outcomes in this Unit.
To undertake practical exercises and /or assessment students MUST present for the assessment process as follows:
Please note these are also WH&S requirements for laboratory safety.
In appropriate practical class attire (Protective clothing for legs - if shorts, must cover knees, lab coat, safety glasses)
Fully covered in leather(not suede) footwear
Hair to be contained by tying back or in appropriate hair cover. No artificial fingernails to be worn
The wearing of henna is acceptable. Short, clean fingernails (no nail polish)
No jewellery to be worn on the hands or wrists. Wedding rings or jewellery that cannot be
removed for cultural reasons must be taped with an appropriate waterproof tape
All cuts/ skin abrasions on the hands or wrists must be covered with a waterproof dressing
A student that is non-compliant with any of the above requirements will not be permitted to undertake practical exercises or assessment at the scheduled time. The student will be rescheduled to undertake assessment at a later date.
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