C6119 - Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene)

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RMIT program code: C6119
Plan name: Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene)
Plan code: C6119
National Program Code: 40633SA
Campus: City Campus
Full-Time Duration: 2 years
Minimum Nominal Hours: 1883

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

This qualification requires the completion of the following:

  C6119 Courses
 

36 core courses and 1 elective course.

 

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C6119 Courses

2nd year students please select courses with section code OH04 (section code located in brackets next to class numbers).

C6119 Year 1 Core Units - Select All Twenty (20) Courses

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures (HLTIN403C)50YesHWSS5658CCity Campus2871 (M17F)2344 (M17J)
Apply and remove periodontal dressings and remove sutures (TAFEDH009)15YesDENT5806City Campus3109 (OH04)
Take impressions and construct study models (TAFEDH011)25YesDENT5808City Campus3110 (OH04)
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C6119 Year 2 Core Units - Select ALL Sixteen (16) Courses

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Interpret and analyse patient medical and drug history (TAFEDH013)100YesDENT5811City Campus3908 (OH04)
Apply knowledge of oral medicine and pathology to individualize patient management and treatment (TAFEDH014)100YesDENT5812City Campus3915 (OH04)
Manage patients with simple to moderate dental hygiene treatment needs (TAFEDH015)250YesDENT5813City Campus3909 (OH04)
Use chemotherapeutic agents to manage and prevent dental disease (TAFEDH016)30YesDENT5814City Campus3913 (OH04)
Interpret clinical data to classify periodontal health (TAFEDH017)40YesDENT5815City Campus3914 (OH04)
Perform a nutritional oral health assessment (TAFEDH019)30YesDENT5817City Campus3910 (OH04)
Manage patients with moderate to complex dental hygiene treatment needs (TAFEDH020)250YesDENT5818City Campus3101 (OH04)
Polish restorations and remove overhanging margins (TAFEDH021)15YesDENT5819City Campus3102 (OH04)
Place temporary restorations (TAFEDH022)20YesDENT5820City Campus3103 (OH04)
Perform orthodontic procedures (TAFEDH023)40YesDENT5821City Campus3105 (OH04)
Apply professional tooth whitening agents (TAFEDH024)25YesDENT5822City Campus3106 (OH04)
Provide dental hygiene care for individuals with special needs (TAFEDH025)30YesDENT5823City Campus3916 (OH04)
Implement a dental hygiene program for children and adolescents (TAFEDH026)25YesDENT5824City Campus3911 (OH04)
Plan a population health project (HLTPOP503C)50YesBUSM7827CCity Campus3912 (OH04)
Evaluate a population health project (HLTPOP504C)50YesOHTH5736CCity Campus3108 (OH04)
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C6119 Elective Units - Select One (1) Course

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Practice in a special needs environment (TAFEDH028)35YesDENT5826City Campus3098 (OH04)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Program Coordinator: Sue Fatone

School of Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences

Building 154, Level 3

Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne

720 Swanston Street

Carlton VIC 3053

Tel: +61 3 9341 1406

Fax: +61 3 9341 1401

Email: sue.fatone@rmit.edu.au

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