Course Title: Construct models

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5373 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct models

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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 Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5861C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Matthew Clayton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1417

Course Contact Email: matthew.clayton@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to construct models from impressions of the patient’s maxillary or mandibular jaws.

This unit applies to work in dental technology.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDET001 Construct models

Elements:

1. Verify integrity of impressions

2. Select and prepare model materials

3. Pour impressions

4. Finish model


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, you should be able to:

  1. Verify integrity of impressions

 

1.1 Apply standard precautions when receiving, handling and working on dental materials

1.2 Decontaminate impressions according to infection control guidelines

1.3 Examine impressions for defects

1.4 Check impressions to ensure they meet the specifications of the work order

1.5 Handle impressions with care to avoid damage or distortion

1.6 Ensure accompanying models are intact with no defects or adjustments required

1.7 Prepare a range of impressions for pouring

 

  1. Select and prepare model materials

 

2.1 Select appropriate model materials

2.2 Ensure all equipment used for mixing materials is clean

2.3 Prepare model materials in accordance with desired outcomes

2.4 Maintain and store model materials in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions

 

  1. Pour impressions

 

3.1 Pour model materials into impressions in accordance with accepted techniques

3.2 Allow required setting time

 

  1. Finish model

 

4.1 Separate intact model from the impression.

4.2 Inspect the model for defects

4.3 Trim the model in accordance with requirements

4.4 Duplicate the master model to create a working model where required by work order

 


Overview of Assessment

 

 

Assessment

Assessment: Task 1

Practical assessment, read and correctly interpret work orders, fabricate appliances

Assessment: Task 2

Practical assessment, critically evaluate practical work to meet technical laboratory and clinician requirements

Assessment: Task

Theory assessment, written exam

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

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Ass 3

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x

1.2

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1.3

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1.4

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1.5

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1.6

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1.7

x

x

x

2.1

x

x

x

2.2

x

x

x

2.3

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x

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2.4

x

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3.1

x

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3.2

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x

4.1

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x

4.2

x

x

x

4.3

x

x

x

4.4

x

x

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.