Course Title: Construct removable acrylic partial dentures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5387 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct removable acrylic partial dentures

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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)

DENT5867C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2019,
Term2 2019,
Term2 2020

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5867C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2019 (All)

DENT5867C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2020 (XXXX),

VE 2020 (DT2),

VE 2020 (All)

Course Contact: Sue Fatone

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1406

Course Contact Email: sue.fatone@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to construct removable acrylic partial dentures.

This unit applies to work in dental technology

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDET007 Construct removable acrylic partial dentures

Elements:

1. Design acrylic removable partial denture

2. Select and prepare materials

3. Arrange artificial teeth

4. Construct retainer units.

5. Select and prepare materials and processing technique

6. Process denture or appliance

7. Finish denture or appliance


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Design acrylic removable partial denture 
  2.  Survey and duplicate model
  3. Select and prepare materials 
  4. Arrange artificial teeth 
  5. Construct retainer units 
  6. Select and prepare materials and processing technique 
  7. Process denture or appliance 
  8. Finish denture or appliance


Overview of Assessment

You must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that you have:

• read and correctly interpreted 1 laboratory work order for removable acrylic partial denture

• used standard precautions and safe work practices during the set-up and waxing of partial dentures to produce 1 acrylic partial denture with a combination of bounded and free end saddle areas, suitable for insertion in the mouth

• critically evaluated the 1 acrylic partial denture produced to meet technical laboratory and patient requirements.

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency.   

Regular attendance is necessary. 

Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks and consist of theory and practical based tasks.