Course Title: Articulate models and transfer records

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5373 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Articulate models and transfer records

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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)

DENT5864C

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 transfer oral records and mount models on an articulator.

 

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:

HLTDET004 Articulate models and transfer records

Elements:

1. Select and prepare the articulator

2. Select and prepare materials

3. Transfer oral records to articulator


Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Select and prepare the articulator

 

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

1.2 Decontaminate occlusal registration rims according to infection control guidelines

1.3 Confirm requirements of work order

1.4 Select and adjust articulator in accordance with work order

1.5 Ensure all adjustable settings of the articulator are set to their neutral or zero settings

1.6 Identify the mounting method to be used

 

  1. Select and prepare materials

 

2.1 Position models and oral records in articulator for a range of prosthetic appliances

2.2 Prepare mounting materials and apply to models

2.3 Establish and secure centric records

2.4 Remove excess material and smooth to produce a neat finish

2.5 Clean equipment

 

  1. Transfer oral records to articulator

 

3.1 Transpose records as provided

3.2 Record midline

3.3 Set and record vertical height

3.4 Set the condylar angles to the work order given


Overview of Assessment

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

 

 

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 3

Theory assessment, written exam

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

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Ass 2

Ass 3

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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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x

2.1

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x

x

2.2

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2.3

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x

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2.4

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2.5

x

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x

3.1

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x

3.2

x

x

x

3.3

x

x

x

3.4

x

x

x