Your workplace supervisor will grade your performance

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Your workplace supervisor will grade your performance for each criterion with one of the following: Student meets task criteria without assistance Student requires assistance to meet the stated criteria Student did not prepare accordingly. Not applicable Note: You are required to perform each task to satisfaction. If you do not, your workplace supervisor must ensure adequate opportunity for you to achieve a satisfactory result by providing further instruction.
HLTDEN002 ASSIST WITH DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY Performance and knowledge evidence The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit and to manage tasks and contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following: Prepared at least three patients for dental radiographic imaging procedures Consistently applied safe work practices for dental radiography work, including using protective equipment to minimise the risk of ionising radiations to self and patient, correctly handling, storing and disposing of radiographic films, and processing solutions receptors Correctly processed, mounted, and filed radiographic films and digital images on at least three occasions, including applying the correct processing procedure, implementing remedies for common processing faults, recognising common processing errors, handling digital receptors carefully, and attaching accurate, legible, and complete records The candidate must be able to demonstrate that they possess the essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit, to manage tasks, and to manage contingencies in the context of the job role. This includes knowledge of: National and state/territory legal and ethical requirements and considerations for dental assisting work and how these are applied in organisations and in individual practices E quipment and materials used for dental radiography The correct procedures for the use, production, and biological effects of ionising radiation The process for mounting and processing films and quality assurance of processing Code of practice for radiation protection in dentistry and the role of radiographs in dentistry Your identified supervisor must observe you completing specific tasks. They must then complete the observation checklist and describe how you were observed. Assessment conditions Skills need to have been demonstrated at the dental clinic workplace. Where the full range of contexts and situations cannot be demonstrated, there should be the addition of simulations and scenarios. The following conditions must be met for this unit: Use of suitable facilities, equipment, and resources including: Barrier protection equipment and/or materials Dental chair and unit Radiographic machine Operator and assistant protective equipment Radiographs and/or sensors

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