Course Title: Identify, select and prepare instruments, equipment and materials

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6157 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

Course Title: Identify, select and prepare instruments, equipment and materials

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 75

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)

DENT5849C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017,
Term2 2018

Course Contact: Rachael Starr

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1420

Course Contact Email: rachael.starr@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, select and prepare appropriate instruments, equipment, materials and medicaments for specific removable dental prosthetic procedures. This unit applies to work in dental prosthetics. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice.

 

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Assumed knowledge and skills from the successful completion of the Diploma of Dental Technology.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDEP001 Identify, select and prepare instruments, equipment and materials

Elements:

1. Prepare the clinic for the removable dental prosthetic treatment of patients

2. Identify and select instruments and equipment for a range of removable dental prosthetic procedures

3. Prepare instruments and equipment for the range of removable dental prosthetic procedures

4. Prepare materials according to manufacturers' instructions for the range of removable dental prosthetic procedures


Learning Outcomes

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

 

1. Prepare the clinic for the removable dental prosthetic treatment of patients

2. Identify and select instruments and equipment for a range of removable dental prosthetic procedures

3. Prepare instruments and equipment for the range of removable dental prosthetic procedures

4. Prepare materials according to manufacturers' instructions for the range of removable dental prosthetic procedures


Overview of Assessment

You must successfully demonstrate each of the following assessment tasks covering both skills and knowledge in order to be deemed competent.

 

Assessment:  Task 1

Written Assessment

Assessment: Task 2

Observation Checklist Part 1

Assessment: Task 3

Observation Checklist Part 2

Assessment: Task 4

Research Portfolio Part A

Assessment: Task 5

Research portfolio Part B – This is a legislative requirement of ADPA (Australian Dental Practitioners Association) and is not assessed against the elements of this unit of competency