Course Title: Establish and record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6157 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

Course Title: Establish and record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 200

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)

DENT5852C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

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 create and outline the form of dentures, record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth for dentate and edentulous patients.

 

This unit applies to work in dental prosthetics.

 

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:

HLTDEP004 Establish and record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth

Elements:

1. Prepare patient for procedure

2. Select technique, equipment and materials for recordings

3. Record jaw relationships and occlusion

4. Select appropriate artificial teeth


Learning Outcomes

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

1. Prepare patient for procedure

2. Select technique, equipment and materials for recordings

3. Record jaw relationships and occlusion

4. Select appropriate artificial teeth       

 


Overview of Assessment

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency, the underpinning knowledge and the skills application. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.

   

Assessment:  Task 1

Clinical placement and skills evidence record – observation checklist

Assessment: Task 2

Reflective journal & Photographic portfolio

Assessment: Task 3

Assignment

Assessment: Task 4

Assignment