Take impressions

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 HLTDEP003, 'Take impressions'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Take impressions' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Assess the patient

1.1 Confirm the patient’s medical history

1.2 Provide full details of the procedure to the patient or where appropriate to their carer

1.3 Obtain and document consent following ethical and legal requirements

1.4 Select the equipment and instruments for the impression

1.5 Prepare personal protective equipment for the patient and members of the dental team

1.6 Adjust the dental clinic set-up to accommodate the patient’s needs

2. Select impression tray and modify if required

2.1 Select an appropriate impression tray for the technique and the patient

2.2 Modify the impression tray where necessary to ensure comfort and accuracy

3. Select and prepare impression materials

3.1 Select impression materials in accordance with desired outcome

3.2 Consider the patient’s comfort and the indications for use of particular materials

3.3 Prepare the correct materials and medicaments using the correct technique, to the correct consistency and quantity required

3.4 Modify materials where indicated

4. Perform impression taking procedure

4.1 Position and prepare the patient for the procedure

4.2 Instruct the patient on participation during the procedure

4.3 Place impression tray and mixed material in the patient’s mouth

4.4 Carry out muscle trimming

4.5 Monitor and reassure the patient throughout the procedure and provide first aid support if required

4.6 Remove the impression when set

4.7 Examine the patient’s mouth for injury and impression material debris following removal of the impression

4.8 Restore the patient’s comfort and appearance

4.9 Document details of the procedure in accordance with organisation policies and procedures and relevant guidelines

4.10 Assess the quality of the impression for the required prosthetic appliance