Course Title: Gather data, conduct dental prosthetic examination and develop treatment plan

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6157 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

Course Title: Gather data, conduct dental prosthetic examination and develop treatment plan

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 180

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)

DENT5850C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Nicholas Greer

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 93411420

Course Contact Email: nicholas.greer@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

 

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to obtain accurate, complete and legal records of the patient’s personal, medical and dental information in order to develop a treatment plan prior to removable dental prosthetic treatment.

 

This unit applies to work in dental prosthesis.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites however the assumed knowledge is that you have successfully completed the Diploma of Dental Technology



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDEP002 Gather data, conduct dental prosthetic examination and develop treatment plan

Elements:

1. Obtain a complete patient history

2. Consult medical history of patient

3. Obtain and record patient data

4. Assess oral status for removable dental prosthetic procedures

5. Develop a removable dental prosthetic treatment plan

6. Obtain patient, carer or guardian consent


Learning Outcomes

 

 

You will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency:

- Face to Face classes

- Simulated Workplace Learning

- Online learning via blackboard

- Other forms of structured teaching and learning

You will be observed and assessed through your planned activities throughout the duration of the course.

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

1. Obtain a complete patient history       

1.1 Obtain accurate, complete and legal records of the patient’s personal, medical and dental history

1.2 Check accuracy of information with the patient or where appropriate with their carer or guardian

1.3 Verify information with appropriate practitioner, where required by relevant guidelines or legislation

 

2. Consult medical history of patient      

2.1 Consult and use appropriate medical history in determining requirements for removable dental prosthetic treatment

2.2 Consult patient, carer or guardian about medical history to ensure it is accurate and current

 

3. Obtain and record patient data            

3.1 Record relevant information legibly, accurately and completely

3.2 Assist patient, carer or guardian to complete data forms as required

3.3 Obtain and document consent following ethical and legal requirements

3.4 Obtain patient, carer or guardian’s signature to signify accuracy of the statement

3.5 Maintain patient confidentiality

 

4. Assess oral status for removable dental prosthetic procedures   

4.1 Assess intra-oral status accurately in accordance with relevant guidelines and legislation

4.2 Modify examination procedures according to the specific needs of the patient

4.3 Where necessary, identify the need to refer patient for examination by a dentist

 

5. Develop a removable dental prosthetic treatment plan 

5.1 Interpret and evaluate the results of removable dental prosthetic examination

5.2 Consider the patient’s medical, medication and dental history when developing a treatment plan

5.3 Make prosthetic assessment in accordance with organisation procedures

5.4 Consult dentist or doctor where appropriate and in accordance with legislative guidelines

5.5 Refer patient to dentist or doctor where appropriate

5.6 Observe centric and eccentric mandibular movements

 

6. Obtain patient, carer or guardian consent        

6.1 Involve the patient, carer or guardian in discussions about their treatment using language that is understandable to them

6.2 Provide full details about removable dental prosthetic treatment and alternative options and the risks and benefits of the treatment

6.3 Allow sufficient time to discuss treatment options with patient, carer or guardian

6.4 Help patients understand the effects of treatment or no treatment, and to clarify their preferences

6.5 Ensure flexibility of patient services that consider the patient’s special needs

6.6 Obtain and document consent following ethical and legal requirements


Overview of Assessment

 

You must be able to demonstrate all the skills and knowledge required of the unit of competency. To be deemed competent you must provide complete and appropriate information to at least 10 different patients along with:

 

Assessment

Assessment:  Task 1

Clinical placement and skills evidence record – observation checklist (4 patients)

Assessment: Task 2

Assignment – student to develop practice manual; undertaken as group work

Assessment: Task 3

Scenario based simulation – undertaken in simulation laboratory

Assessment: Task 4

Problem based scenarios

 

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

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