Course Title: Manage patients with moderate to complex dental hygiene treatment needs

Part A: Course Overview

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

Course Title: Manage patients with moderate to complex dental hygiene treatment needs

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 250

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)

DENT5818

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face

Term1 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

DENT5818

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face

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 high degree of knowledge, skills, judgments, values and attitudes needed to provide evidence based dental hygiene therapeutic, preventive and supportive services, and educational intervention to patients with moderate to complex periodontal conditions and disorders, within the context of dental hygiene practice and conducted according to occupational health, safety and welfare policy and procedures and infection control policy and procedures.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-Requisite: TAFEDH015 – Manage patients with simple to moderate dental hygiene treatment needs

Co-delivered with: TAFEDH028 - Practice in a special needs environment  



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAFEDH020 Manage patients with moderate to complex dental hygiene treatment needs

Elements:

1. Establish and maintain an effective and collaborative relationship with a patient

2. Prepare and present the surgery

3. Conduct an accurate periodontal assessment for a moderate to complex patient presentation

4. Formulate and validate a dental hygiene diagnosis and treatment plan

5. Implement educational interventions for the management of moderate to complex periodontal diseases and conditions

6. Implement therapeutic, preventive and supportive interventions for the management of moderate to complex periodontal conditions and disorders within the context of dental hygiene practice

7. Identify the social and physical health impact of tobacco use to determine preventive practice management in oral health practice

8. Provide empathetic brief motivational interviewing technique to counsel patients towards behavioral change for cessation of smoking


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit you will have developed a high degree of knowledge, skills, judgments, values and attitudes needed to provide evidence based dental hygiene therapeutic, preventive and supportive services, and educational intervention to patients with moderate to complex periodontal conditions and disorders, within the context of dental hygiene practice and conducted according to occupational health, safety and welfare policy and procedures and infection control policy and procedures.


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 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 5:

Case Study Presentation

Assessment 6:

Clinical (scaling) practical

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

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Ass 2


Ass 3

Ass 4

Ass 5

Ass 6

1.1

X

 

X

X

X

X

1.2

X

X

X

 

X

X

1.3

X

X

X

 

X

X

1.4

X

X

X

 

X

X

2.1

X

 

X

 

X

X

2.2

X

 

X

 

X

X

2.3

X

 

X

 

X

X

3.1

X

X

X

X

X

X

3.2

X

X

 

 

X

X

3.3

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

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

X

5.7

X

 

X

 

X

X

6.1

X

X

X

X

X

X

6.2

X

X

 

X

X

X

6.3

X

 

X

 

X

X

6.4

X

 

 

X

X

X

6.5

X

 

X

 

X

X

6.6

X

 

 

X

X

X

7.1

X

 

X

 

X

X

7.2

X

X

X

 

X

X

7.3

X

 

X

X

X

X

7.4

X

X

 

 

X

X

7.5

X

 

X

 

X

X

8.1

X

X

X

 

X

X

8.2

X

X

 

 

X

X

8.3

X

 

X

X

X

X

8.4

X

X

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.