Dental Assisting Draft 1 Public Consultation - Webinar 1

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SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Dental Industry Reference Committee (IRC), has undertaken a project to update the packaging rules of the two Dental Assisting qualifications and to update fourteen Dental Assisting Units of Competency and six Oral Health Care Units of Competency to align to the changing duties of existing and future job roles of all dental support staff, including dental assistants.

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The webinar will focus on the updated two draft qualifications, twenty Units of Competency and their associated Assessment Requirements.

  • HLT35019 Certificate III in Dental Assisting
  • HLT45019 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting
  • HLTDEN015 Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures
  • HLTDEN016 Assist with dental radiography
  • HLTDEN017 Assist with administration in dental practice
  • HLTDEN018 Implement an individualised oral hygiene program
  • HLTDEN019 Assist in oral health care procedures during general anaesthesia
  • HLTDEN020 Assist in oral health care procedures during conscious sedation
  • HLTDEN021 Apply the principles of radiation biology and protection in dental practice
  • HLTDEN022 Prepare to expose a prescribed dental radiographic image
  • HLTDEN023 Produce a prescribed dental radiographic image
  • HLTDEN024 Implement an oral hygiene program for older people
  • HLTDEN025 Implement an oral health promotion program
  • HLTDEN026 Take an impression for study models
  • HLTDEN027 Take a clinical photograph
  • HLTDEN028 Provide effective oral hygiene instruction to patients with an oral health treatment plan
  • HLTDEN029 Assist in oral health care procedures during relative analgesia
  • HLTOHC007 Recognise and respond to oral health issues
  • HLTOHC008 Inform and support patients and groups about oral health
  • HLTOHC009 Apply and manage use of basic oral health products
  • HLTOHC0010 Use basic oral health screening tools
  • HLTOHC011 Apply fluoride varnish

The Webinar will outline:

  • Key questions for consideration

  • Consultation timelines

  • How to provide feedback

  • How to keep up to date

For more information please contact:

Devika Mudaliar

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Call - 02 9392 8100

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