Produce veterinary dental oral cavity radiographs

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
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
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ACMVET503A, 'Produce veterinary dental oral cavity radiographs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare and monitor patient during radiographic procedure

1.1. Specific sedation and/or anaesthetic procedures are applied as directed by the veterinarian and in accordance with workplace health and safety requirements.

1.2. Appropriate technique is determined in consultation with the veterinarian.

1.3. Patient is positioned and film/cassette is positioned as required to suit patient needs.

1.4. Patient anaesthetic recovery is monitored and observations are recorded.

2. Prepare radiographic equipment

2.1. Manual processor, automatic processor or chair side darkroom is prepared in accordance with the manufacturers' instructions and clinic policies.

2.2. Pre-packed dental films/cassettes are made ready.

2.3. Radiographic machine is positioned and set for required procedure as instructed by the veterinarian.

2.4. Personal protective equipment is prepared and fitted to all staff in accordance with workplace health and safety requirements.

3. Develop radiographs

3.1. Exposed film is developed and displayed for examination by the veterinarian.

3.2. Film debris and waste chemicals are disposed of in accordance with clinic policies and legislative requirements.

4. Record and store radiographic results

4.1. Film and radiographic results are recorded and stored in line with clinic policies and legislative requirements.

4.2. Films are stored in a cool, dry place away from ionising radiation and light.

Qualifications and Skillsets

ACMVET503A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ACM50310 - Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Dental)