Carry out veterinary dental nursing procedures

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ACMVET410A, 'Carry out veterinary dental nursing procedures'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Perform oral examination

1.1. Extra and intraoral examination of the conscious patient is performed.

1.2. Patient is restrained and positioned for the subsequent examination and anaesthetic induction.

1.3. Anaesthesia is monitored and the patient is supported.

1.4. Extra and intraoral examination of the patient is conducted under anaesthesia.

1.5. Findings identified during examinations are recorded and reported to the surgeon.

2. Complete dental chart

2.1. Patient details and current home dental care are recorded.

2.2. Recognised encoded system is used under the direction of the surgeon.

2.3. Pre-treatment pathology and graphic treatment plan are recorded as directed by the surgeon.

2.4. Post-treatment dentition is recorded as directed by the surgeon.

3. Perform dental prophylaxis under veterinary supervision

3.1. Routines are carried out and theatre equipment is provided to the veterinarian as instructed.

3.2. Personal protective equipment is fitted and worn in accordance with clinic policy.

3.3. Teeth are cleaned and polished using techniques and equipment in accordance with Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) Dental Policy and Guidelines.

3.4. Dental instruments and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored according to manufacturer's specifications and clinic policies and procedures.

3.5. Post-operative patient management programs are completed in accordance with the veterinarian's instructions.

4. Assist in the performance of a simple extraction under veterinary supervision

4.1. Routines are carried out and theatre equipment is provided to the veterinarian as instructed.

4.2. Personal protective equipment is fitted and worn in accordance with clinic policy.

4.3. Assistance is provided for simple extractions using techniques and equipment in accordance with clinic policy.

4.4. Dental instruments and equipment are cleaned and stored in accordance with clinic policies and procedures.

4.5. Post-operative patient management programs are completed in accordance with the veterinarian's instructions.


Qualifications and Skillsets

ACMVET410A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ACM50210 - Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Surgical)
  • ACM50410 - Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Emergency and Critical Care)
  • ACM40410 - Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
  • ACM50310 - Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Dental)