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

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Terms

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,
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 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

Assumed knowledge and skills from the successful completion of 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

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

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 


Overview of Assessment

You must provide complete and appropriate information to at least 10 different patients along with:

 Assessment 1 - Written test

Assessment 2 - Oral presentation

Assessment 3 - Clinical placement logbook

Assessment 4 - Case presentation

 

 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.