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Your workplace supervisor will grade your performance for each criterion with one of thefollowing:Student meets task criteria without assistanceStudent requires assistance to meet the stated criteriaStudent did not prepare accordingly.Not applicableNote: You are required to perform each task to satisfaction. If you do not, your workplacesupervisor must ensure adequate opportunity for you to achieve a satisfactory result by providingfurther instruction.
HLTDEN002 ASSIST WITH DENTAL RADIOGRAPHYPerformance and knowledge evidenceThe candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in the elements andperformance criteria of this unit and to manage tasks and contingencies in the context of the jobrole. There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following:Prepared at least three patients for dental radiographic imaging proceduresConsistently 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 receptorsCorrectly 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 recordsThe candidate must be able to demonstrate that they possess the essential knowledge required toeffectively complete tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit, tomanage tasks, and to manage contingencies in the context of the job role. This includesknowledge 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 practicesEquipment and materials used for dental radiographyThe correct procedures for the use, production, and biological effects of ionising radiationThe process for mounting and processing films and quality assurance of processingCode of practice for radiation protection in dentistry and the role of radiographs in dentistryYour identified supervisor must observe you completing specific tasks. They must then completethe observation checklist and describe how you were observed.Assessment conditionsSkills need to have been demonstrated at the dental clinic workplace. Where the full range ofcontexts and situations cannot be demonstrated, there should be the addition of simulations andscenarios. The following conditions must be met for this unit:Use of suitable facilities, equipment, and resources including:Barrier protection equipment and/or materialsDental chair and unitRadiographic machineOperator and assistant protective equipmentRadiographs and/or sensors