Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics - HLT65015

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00122A

This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It reflects the role of a dental prosthetist who works as an independent practitioner in the assessment, treatment, and management of a person who requires provision of removable dentures and also provides unique flexible removable mouthguards used for sporting activities.

Structure

  • 12 units: 11 core
  • 1 elective

Subjects

  • Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • Manage human resources strategic planning
  • Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture
  • Manage budgets and financial plans
  • Implement an oral health promotion program
  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • Document or reconstruct a business or records system
  • Perform maintenance treatment for patient with removable dental prostheses
  • Implement an individualised oral hygiene program
  • Research and apply evidence to practice
  • Gather data, conduct dental prosthetic examination and develop treatment plan
  • Take a clinical photograph
  • Establish and record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth
  • Identify, select and prepare instruments, equipment and materials
  • Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis
  • Take impressions
  • Process reusable medical devices and equipment
  • Evaluate a removable dental prosthesis at try-in stage

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
City Domestic: $45,000
No information available No
  • Part-time : 2 years

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