Course Title: Apply and remove periodontal dressings and remove sutures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6119 Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene)

Course Title: Apply and remove periodontal dressings and remove sutures

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 15

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)

DENT5806

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face

Term2 2013,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Sue Fatone

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 93411406

Course Contact Email: sue.fatone@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit deals with the knowledge, skills, values and behaviors required to apply periodontal dressings, and to remove periodontal dressings and sutures post surgically.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

HLTIN403B – Implement and monitor infection control policies and procedures
TAFEDH006 - Scale teeth, debride root surfaces and stains from teeth
TAFEDH012 - Apply reflective practice and critical thinking and analysis in dental health

 

 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAFEDH009 Apply and remove periodontal dressings and remove sutures

Elements:

1. Prepare and present surgery

2. Prepare and assess patient

3. Apply periodontal dressing

4. Remove a periodontal dressing post surgically

5. Remove sutures post surgically


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit you will have the knowledge, skills, values and behaviors required to apply periodontal dressings, and to remove periodontal dressings and sutures post surgically.


Overview of Assessment

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

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:

  • candidates must demonstrate their ability to apply essential knowledge identified for this competency unit before undertaking independent workplace application
  • this competency unit should be assessed in conjunction with relevant competency unit(s) in delivery of the Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene) ·
  • evidence must demonstrate the individual’s ability to apply their knowledge within the requirements of dental hygiene practice 
  • consistency of performance should be demonstrated over the required range of workplace situations relevant to an identified work role 

Assessment

Assessment Tasks

Assessment 1:

Clinical practice, logbook and observation

Assessment 2:

Written theory examination

Assessment 3:

(Oral) Case Study Presentation(s)

Assessment 4:

Special needs case study Assignment

Assessment 4:

Case Study Presentation

Assessment 4:

Clinical (scaling) practical

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

Ass 1

Ass 2


Ass 3

Ass 4

Ass 5

Ass 6

1.1

X

 

X

X

X

X

1.2

X

 

X

 

X

X

1.3

X

X

X

 

X

X

1.4

X

 

X

 

X

X

1.5

X

X

X

 

X

X

2.1

X

 

X

 

X

X

2.2

X

 

X

 

X

X

2.3

X

X

X

 

X

X

2.4

X

 

 

 

X

X

2.5

X

 

 

 

X

X

3.1

X

 

X

X

X

X

3.2

X

X

 

 

X

X

3.3

X

X

 

 

X

X

3.4

X

 

X

X

X

X

4.1

X

X

X

 

X

X

4.2

X

X

X

 

X

X

4.3

X

X

X

X

X

X

4.4

X

X

X

 

X

X

4.5

X

 

X

 

X

X

4.6

X

 

X

X

X

X

5.1

X

X

X

X

X

X

5.2

X

X

 

X

X

X

5.3

X

 

X

 

X

X

5.4

X

 

 

X

X

X

5.5

X

 

X

 

X

X

5.6

X

 

 

 

X

X

5.7

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.