Course Title: Construct oral splints

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5373 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct oral splints

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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)

DENT5873C

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 oral splints.

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:

HLTDET013 Construct oral splints

Elements:

1. Construct splint

2. Trim, shape and finish splint


Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Construct splint

 

1.1 Select materials for the construction of splint in accordance with work order

1.2 Construct splint in accordance with work order

1.3 Process splint in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions

 

  1. Trim, shape and finish splint

 

2.1 Trim splint according to material selection

2.2 Shape splint according to work order and recheck on articulator

2.3 Evaluate the splint

2.4 Finish the splint appropriately according to type of material selected

2.5 Decontaminate the appliance in accordance with infection control guidelines

2.6 Place the splint in a suitable container for dispatch


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

Ass 1

Ass 2

Ass 3

1.1

x

x

x

1.2

x

x

x

1.3

x

x

x

2.1

x

x

x

2.2

x

x

x

2.3

x

x

x

2.4

x

x

x

2.5

x

x

x

2.6

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.