Product Description

nationally recognised trainingNationally Recognised Qualification

HLTDEN015 Prepare for and assist with Dental Procedures is delivered by Health Courses Australia with RTO Code 32412 

Course Outline:

This unit of competency describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare the dental surgery including equipment, instruments and materials, for dental procedures and assist the practitioner during dental procedures.

This unit applies to dental assisting work under the instruction and supervision of the dental practitioner.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

Course Outcome:

  • Identify and select equipment, instruments, materials and medicaments for planned procedure and arrange in likely order of use
  • Communicate with dental team using dental terminology
  • Make accurate, legible and legal records of patient personal, medical and dental information as directed by practitioner
  • Clear mouth of fluids and debris, and control moisture
  • Wear personal protective equipment throughout the changeover procedure and replace as required to maintain safety and infection control
  • Flush dental unit water lines and suction
  • Ensure packaged sterile items are stored and labelled according to National and State or Territory guidelines
  • Recognise potential ethical issues, dilemmas and discuss with appropriate person

Career Options:

The Student must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role.

Course Hours:


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