Course Title: Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6157 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

Course Title: Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 200

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5856C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2017,
Term2 2018,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5856C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2018 (IMPL)

DENT5856C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2019 (All)

Course Contact: Matt Clayton

Course Contact Phone: +61 435 933 052

Course Contact Email: matthew.clayton@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit applies to work in dental prosthetics where the dental prosthetist must enter into a structured professional relationship with a dentist as defined by the Dental Board of Australia before providing such treatment. 

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to construct and place an aesthetic, and functional implant retained overdenture.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDEP008 Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture

Elements:

1. Plan treatment

2. Take a primary impression

3. Prepare to take a final impression

4. Take the final impression

5. Pour master and/or working models and fabricate occlusal rims

6. Record jaw relationships and occlusion

7. Select appropriate artificial teeth

8. Fit and evaluate try-in prosthesis

9. Process, evaluate and insert the completed overdenture


Learning Outcomes

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

1. Plan treatment 

2. Take a primary impression 

3. Prepare to take a final impression 

4. Take the final impression

5. Pour master and/or working models and fabricate occlusal rims

6. Record jaw relationships and occlusion

7. Select appropriate artificial teeth

8. Fit and evaluate try-in prosthesis

9. Process, evaluate and insert the completed overdenture          




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:

• performed the activities outlined in the performance criteria of this unit during a period of at least 240 hours of work in a clinical dental workplace environment

• prepared 2 patients for insertion of an implant retained overdenture

• followed procedures to ensure patient safety during try-in and insertion

• constructed 2 functional and aesthetic implant retained overdentures.

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.