Course Title: Construct oral splints
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2013
Course Code: DENT5789C
Course Title: Construct oral splints
School: 155T Life & Physical Sciences
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5312 - Diploma of Dental Technology
Course Contact : Mark Doherty
Course Contact Phone: 03 9341 1407
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
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Nominal Hours: 30
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.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
HLTDT301D Construct models
HLTDT304D Articulate models and transfer records
HLTDT519C Construct simple complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances
HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures
HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to construct oral splints.
All procedures are carried out in accordance with occupational health and safety policies and procedures, current infection control guidelines, Australian and New Zealand Standards, state/territory legislative requirements and organisation policy.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
HLTDT517D Construct oral splints
1. Construct splint
1.1 Select materials for the construction of splint in accordance with prescription
2. Trim, shape and finish
2.1 Trim splint according to material selection
On completion of this course the participants will be able to demonstrate, on a consistent basis, the process involved in constructing oral splints
Details of Learning Activities
Participation in group activities based on a simulated workplace exercises.
Individual exercises carrying out requirements of competency.
Student experiences in workplace “on job training”
Theory: HLTDT517D COnstruct Oral Splints - 16/07/2013 (0830 -1230 - 4 hours)
Practical: Various sessions delivered dependenat on the group.
Anatomy of Orofacial Structures
Mosby's Dental Dictionary
- RMIT online learning Hub www.rmit.edu.au/online
- Library www.rmit.edu.au/library
- Internet links
- Primal Pictures
- Journals, Brochures, Pamphlets, Newspapers, Magazines
Overview of Assessment
Practical exercises, presentation of competency assessment and theoretical exams are used
- Maxillary Bruxism Splint
Assessment guidelines for the practical exercises, as outlined in the practical exercise book.
Construct Oral Splints
One element of the 3 hour exam (divided into competencies) PASS MARK 60%, If ’NYC’ (Not Yet Competent) result is achieved the student will be provided with detailed feedback of the shortcomings and given a further opportunity to sit a secondary exam.
If a grade of 40% or less is achieved the student will NOT be granted an opportunity to sit a secondary exam and the student will be required to re-enroll in the unit which will be incurr fees.
Please note: A subsequent NYC result for any of above mentioned assessments may require the student to attend further class work within their enrolment period or may result in the student re-enrolling in the unit which will be incurring fees.
Please Note: Students may apply for Special Consideration as (per the information provided in the Student Handbook ) via the RMIT Hub @ http:/www.rmit.edu.au/students/special consideration if they believe their ability to complete Assessment for this Unit by the submission date has been affected by factors beyond their control. Special Consideration must be lodged prior to or within 48 hours of the scheduled assessment time or assessment submission date.
The application for Special Consideration is NOT granted automatically on application.
Students are required to support the learning outcomes this Unit with work based experience and/ or further self managed research to support positive outcomes in this Unit.
To undertake practical exercises and /or assessment students MUST present for the assessment process as follows:
Please note these are also WH&S requirements for clinical safety.
In appropriate practical class attire (Protective clothing for legs - if shorts, must cover knees, lab coat, safety glasses)
Fully covered in leather(not suede) footwear
Hair to be contained by tying back or in appropriate hair cover.
No artificial fingernails to be worn
The wearing of henna is acceptable.
Short, clean fingernails
No jewellery to be worn on the hands or wrists. Wedding rings or jewellery that cannot be removed for cultural reasons must be taped with an appropriate waterproof tape
All cuts/ skin abrasions on the hands or wrists must be covered with a waterproof dressing
A student that is non-compliant with any of the above requirements will not be permitted to undertake practical exercises or assessment at the scheduled time. The student will be rescheduled to undertake assessment at a later date.
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