Course Title: Take a clinical photograph

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6157 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

Course Title: Take a clinical photograph

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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)

DENT5857C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017,
Term2 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 take a clinical dental photograph under conditions that can be reproduced.

 

 

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:

HLTDEN014 Take a clinical photograph

Elements:

1. Prepare patient and interpret the request for photography

2. Prepare to take the photograph

3. Take required intraoral views using a standardised approach

4. Take a portrait and profile photograph


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will be able to:

 

1. Prepare patient and interpret the request for photography

2. Prepare to take the photograph

3. Take required intraoral views using a standardised approach

4. Take a portrait and profile photograph


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 the competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.

 

You must successfully complete each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competency, along with providing complete and appropriate information to at least 10 different patients:

 

Assessment:  Task 1

Undertake Clinical placement with observation checklist

Assessment: Task 2

Photographic portfolio

Assessment: Task 3

Assignment