Course Title: Evaluate a removable dental prosthesis at try-in stage

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6157 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

Course Title: Evaluate a removable dental prosthesis at try-in stage

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5853C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017,
Term2 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 evaluate and modify the try-in fitting of a removable dental prosthesis prior to its completion for dentate or edentulous patients.

 

This unit applies to work in dental prosthetics.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

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



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDEP005 Evaluate a removable dental prosthesis at try-in stage

Elements:

1. Prepare patient for procedure

2. Perform check of try-in prosthesis prior to insertion

3. Fit and evaluate try-in prosthesis

4. Alter try-in prosthesis


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. Prepare patient for procedure             

1.1 Interpret and clarify referred work order if from unfamiliar source

1.2 Prepare personal protective equipment for the patient and members of the dental team

1.3 Position patient correctly for procedure

1.4 Provide full details of the procedure to the patient or carer and confirm consent to follow treatment plan

1.5 Prepare equipment and materials in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions

 

2. Perform check of try-in prosthesis prior to insertion    

2.1 Decontaminate the try-in prosthesis according to infection control guidelines

2.2 Remove potential injury-causing areas of the prosthesis prior to insertion

2.3 Check teeth and other components to ensure they will not dislodge during the procedure

 

3. Fit and evaluate try-in prosthesis        

3.1 Position the patient comfortably for the procedure

3.2 Instruct patient on participation during the procedure

3.3 Examine the try-in prosthesis for retention and stability

3.4 Examine the occlusal relationships of the try-in prosthesis for accuracy of centric relation

3.5 Assess the aesthetic appearance of teeth and gums

3.6 Assess that speech has not been affected

3.7 Assess patient comfort

3.8 Complete documentation as required

 

4. Alter try-in prosthesis             

4.1 Make changes to the prosthesis in accordance with the evaluation at the try-in stage

4.2 Repeat the evaluation of the try-in prosthesis

4.3 Ensure functional and aesthetic acceptability of the dentures to the operator

4.4 Ensure functional and aesthetic acceptability of the dentures to the patient

4.5 Provide patient with full details for the next stage

4.6 Complete documentation as required

 


Overview of Assessment

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

 

 

 

Assessment

Assessment:  Task 1

Clinical placement and skills evidence record – observation checklist (4 patients – 2 x partial, 2 x full)

Assessment: Task 2

Reflective journal (rationale for try-in, professional aesthetic acceptability) Photographic portfolio

Assessment: Task 3

Assignment – based on 3 scenarios

Assessment: Task 4

Assignment – student to develop practice manual focussing on communication plan and checklist

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

 

 

Assessment 3

 

 

Assessment 4

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1.2

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1.3

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1.4

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1.5

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2.1

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2.2

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2.3

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3.1

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3.6

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3.7

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3.8

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4.2

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4.5

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4.6

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