Course Title: Assist with dental radiography

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4385 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

Course Title: Assist with dental radiography

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.

Important Information:

This unit only applies to the students enrolled in the HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting program, who do not have the current dental assisting qualification (HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting).

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Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5844C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2018 (All)

DENT5844C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2019 (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 for a dental assistant to prepare patients for dental radiography. It also describes the skills and knowledge to process and mount conventional dental radiographs. 

This unit applies to dental assisting work. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDEN002 Assist with dental radiography

Elements:

1. Prepare for dental radiography

2. Prepare equipment and materials for dental radiography

3. Process and mount dental radiographs

4. Maintain stock of unexposed radiographic film and chemicals

5. Assure the quality of dental radiographic processing


Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Prepare for dental radiography
  2. Prepare materials and equipment for dental radiography
  3. Process and mount dental radiographs
  4. Maintain stock of unexposed radiographic film and chemicals
  5. Assure the quality of dental radiographic processing 

 


Overview of Assessment

 This course is offered as part of the HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting RPL process and the HLT45015:C4385 Existing Skills and Knowledge Inventory and  HLT45015:C4385 RPL Guide is required to be completed