Course Title: Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6157 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

Course Title: Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

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)

DENT5854C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 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 insert, alter and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis 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:

HLTDEP006 Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis

Elements:

1. Prepare patient for procedure

2. Check the removable dental prosthesis prior to insertion

3. Fit and evaluate the prosthesis

4. Alter prosthesis

5. Evaluate procedure and instruct the patient


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

- 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             

2. Check the removable dental prosthesis prior to insertion

3. Fit and evaluate the prosthesis 

4. Alter prosthesis 

5. Evaluate procedure and instruct the patient 


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.

  

Assessments

Assessment:  Task 1

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

Assessment: Task 2

Reflective journal / Photographic portfolio

Assessment: Task 3

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