Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis

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 HLTDEP006, 'Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis'.
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



Elements define the essential outcomes

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

1. Prepare patient for procedure

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

1.2 Position patient correctly for procedure

1.3 Provide full details of the procedure to the patient or carer and confirm consent to follow treatment plan

1.4 Prepare equipment and materials in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions

2. Check the removable dental prosthesis prior to insertion

2.1 Decontaminate the completed removable dental prosthesis according to infection control guidelines

2.2 Remove potential injury-causing areas of the prosthesis prior to insertion

2.3Interpret advice from laboratory on fitting procedures and potential problems

3. Fit and evaluate the prosthesis

3.1 Position the patient comfortably for the procedure

3.2 Instruct the patient on participation during the procedure

3.3 Examine the prosthesis for retention and stability

3.4 Check the fitting surfaces of the appliance and ensure there are no sharp ridges or acrylic pearls

3.5 Place denture in the mouth and assess that no over-extensions occur along the periphery of the dentures

3.6 Confirm that the occlusal relationships are acceptable

3.7 Assess aesthetics of removable dental prosthesis

3.8 Assess phonetics of removable dental prosthesis

3.9 Assess patient comfort of removable dental prosthesis

4. Alter prosthesis

4.1 Use materials and equipment required to carry out alterations in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions

4.2 Alter the fitting surface when pressure is indicated or when discrepancies to retention and stability are found

4.3 Adjust occlusion of the prosthesis using occlusal indicator materials where required

4.4 Complete documentation

5. Evaluate procedure and instruct the patient

5.1 Discuss hygiene and maintenance instructions for the removable dental prosthesis and supporting structures with the patient or carer

5.2 Provide advice on necessary follow up treatment to patient or carer

5.3 Reach mutual agreement that all outcomes of the treatment have been fulfilled