Course Title: Construct ceramic and fixed restorations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5373 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct ceramic and fixed restorations

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5871C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term2 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 take a tooth shade and construct ceramic and fixed restorations.

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:

HLTDET011 Construct ceramic and fixed restorations

Elements:

1. Take tooth shade

2. Prepare sub-structures

3. Select, apply and process ceramics

4. Trim, shape and finish ceramic restorations


Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Take tooth shade

 

1.1 Read and interpret work order

1.2 Provide full details of the procedure to the patient or carer where appropriate

1.3 Obtain and document consent following ethical and legal requirements

1.4 Consider the accuracy of natural and artificial light

1.5 Position the patient correctly for the procedure

1.6 Consult patient regarding requirements and aesthetic outcomes

1.7 View mouth to gain overview of procedure.

1.8 Select technique and prepare equipment and materials for tooth shade recording

1.9 Implement standard precautions to prevent the spread of infection

1.10 Instruct patient on participation during the procedure

1.11 Select tooth shade and consult patient regarding findings, and gain acceptance

1.12 Document the tooth shade

1.13 Discuss any follow-up procedures with the patient

 

  1. Prepare sub-structures

 

2.1 Read and interpret the work order

2.2 Design and form substructure

2.3 Process the substructure

2.4 Assess substructure for accuracy and appropriateness

2.5 Prepare the bonding surface of the substructure if required for porcelain build up in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions

 

  1. Select, apply and process ceramics

 

3.1 Select appropriate ceramic for substructure or restoration

3.2 Apply procedures to selected ceramic for substructures or restoration

3.3 Process the restoration in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions

 

  1. Trim, shape and finish ceramic restorations

 

4.1 Trim the ceramic restoration to required anatomical shape

4.2 Finish the ceramic restoration to meet clinically accepted standards

4.3 Evaluate the quality of the finished restoration

4.4 Decontaminate the ceramic restoration according to infection control guidelines

4.5 Dry the ceramic restoration, place on model and place in a sealed container for dispatch and record completed work order


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 3

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1.2

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1.7

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1.9

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1.10

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1.11

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1.12

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1.13

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2.1

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2.5

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3.1

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3.3

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4.1

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4.2

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4.3

x

x

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4.4

x

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4.5

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.