Unit Descriptor:

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to source and evaluate relevant information and apply findings to clinical practice.

Participants will develop high level skills in interpreting and application of evidence based oral health practice.

Application of the Unit:

The application of knowledge and skills described in this competency unit may relate to functions such as providing information to patients or assisting in the provision of dental health care services.

Work at this level may require guidance and/or supervision, especially where provision of direct client services are involved.

Some disciplines may require a state/territory regulatory determination regarding delegation and supervision.

Prerequisite Units

The unit should also be assessed in conjunction with competency unit(s) related to planning/delivery of the Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene).

Employability Skills:

The required outcomes described in this unit of competency contain applicable facets of Employability Skills.
The Employability Skills Summary of the qualification in which this unit of competency is packaged will assist in identifying Employability Skill requirements.

Nominal Hours:
40 Hours