Course Title: Take impressions and construct study models

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: DENT5808

Course Title: Take impressions and construct study models

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

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

Course Contact: Sue Fatone

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1406

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


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teachers:

Zanne Frazer Tel: 93411402

zanne.frazer@rmit.edu.au

 

Craig Mc Cracken  Tel: 9341 1410

craig.mccracken@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 25

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

HLTIN403B – Implement and monitor infection control policies and procedures
TAFEDH006 - Scale teeth, debride root surfaces and stains from teeth
 

Course Description

This unit is concerned with the knowledge and skills dealing with the taking of impressions and the construction of study models, including those used in orthodontics.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

TAFEDH011 Take impressions and construct study models

Element:

1. Assess the patient

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Equipment, materials and instruments required for the patient’s treatment have been assembled prior to ushering the patient in
1.2 Patient’s medical history is confirmed and adjustments are made to the dental surgery to accommodate the patient’s needs

1.3 Prescription is interpreted where required
1.4 Procedure is clearly explained to the patient/carer/ guardian to inform and reassure patient and confirm consent

1.5 Oral cavity is prepared for impression procedure

Element:

2. Select impression materials

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Impression tray is selected for the requirements and the patient
2.2 Modifications to impression tray are carried out where necessary to assure comfort and accuracy

Element:

3. Select and prepare impression materials

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Correct materials are chosen for procedure
3.2 Patients’ comfort and indications for the use of particular materials are considered
3.3 Materials are prepared and used in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions, infection control guidelines and OHS requirements

Element:

4. Perform impression taking procedure

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Seat the patient appropriately and provide clear instructions to inform and prepare them for the
impression taking procedure
4.2 Monitor the patient during and post impression taking procedure to ensure their comfort and safety
4.3 Place the impression tray and manage oral tissues to ensure an accurate impression is taken for the identified purpose
4.4 Take a bite registration if required
4.5 Implement safe work practices in accordance with OHS requirements and impression disinfected according to NHMRC infection guidelines to prepare and transport the impression(s) to a dental laboratory with accompanying work documentation
4.6 Document details of procedure in accordance with standard procedures and relevant guidelines

Element:

5. Pour and trim impression models

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Select appropriate materials and apparatus and following manufacturer’s instructions, mix and pour the impressions
5.2 Allow appropriate setting time
5.3 Remove models from the impression intact and are inspected for defects
5.4 Rectify defects if possible and trim models in accordance with requirements

Element:

6. Finish model

Performance Criteria:

6.1 Model is recovered intact from impression
6.2 Model is inspected for defects
6.3 Models are trimmed according to requirements


Learning Outcomes


Please refer to the elements of competency.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities: Lectures, laboratory activities, online learning, Clinic activities


Teaching Schedule

 DateTopic  Assessment
 September 21st 1. Class: Theory impressions/study models
Methods/Use /Materials/MSDS
 
 23rd 2. Student to student clinical session: taking impressions on each other under supervision 
 29th 3. Student to student clinical session: taking impressions on each other under supervision
Constructing study models in Dental technology  lab
 
 30th 4. Trimming models for ortho via 1.5 hr apt in tech lab 
 October 1st 5. Student to student impression taking: taking impressions on each other under supervision 
 2nd 6. Trimming models in the Dental tech lab via 1 hour apt 
 6th 7. Student to student clinical session: taking impressions on each other under supervision
Constructing study models in tech lab
 
 
 8th 8. Student to student clinical session: taking impressions on each other under supervision
Constructing study models in tech lab
Final prac and lab session
 Task 1 Practical assessment**
 9th  Task 2 Theory exam
   

**All Clinic/lab sessions will be on a rotation basis
-Practical/clinical assessment: each student to present 2 sets of impressions /study models for evaluation.
-Checklists including student self -assessment checklists are provided for all clinical lab sessions
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

A complete book list will be provided during Orientation and is available on Blackboard


References


Other Resources

A range of additional resources and references will be provided through My Studies on Blackboard


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:

Practical Assessment

Assessment 2:

Written theory examination

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

Ass 1

Ass 2

1.1

X

 

1.2

X

X

1.3

X

X

2.1

X

 

2.2

X

 

3.1

X

X

3.2

X

X

3.3

X

X

4.1

X

X

4.2

X

X

4.3

X

X

4.4

X

X

4.5

X

 

4.6

X

 

5.1

X

X

5.2

X

X

5.3

X

 

6.1

X

X

6.2

X

X

6.3

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.


Assessment Tasks

There are two assessment tasks

Task 1 Practical assessment due 8th October

Task 2 Written test one hour 9th October


Assessment Matrix

Available on Blackboard

Other Information

Late work that is submitted without an application for an extension (see below) will not be corrected.

• APPLICATION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME FOR SUBMISSION OF ASSESSABLE WORK - A student may apply for an extension of up to 7 days from the original due date. They must lodge the application form (available www1.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/extension) at least 24 hours before the due date. The application is lodged with the School Admin Office on Level 3 of Dental Hospital. Students requiring longer extensions must apply for SPECIAL CONSIDERATION.

• For missed assessments such as exams- you (& your doctor if you are sick) must fill out a special consideration form. This form must be lodged online with supporting evidence prior to, or within, 48 hours of the scheduled time of examination www1.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration
Note: The Pass mark for the exam is 60%. Assignment will be marked as Satisfactory/Not satisfactory.
Students may be given the opportunity to resubmit the assignment if this is requested by the teacher and approved by the co-ordinator.
Students are required to achieve a Pass grade in both tasks to achieve Competence for this course
 

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