This unit of competency addresses the identification and recording of oral pathologies and, the role of the Dental Hygienist in contributing to the diagnosis and treatment of these conditions in collaboration with Dentists and Dental Specialists. The unit also describes the application of knowledge in oral medicine and pathology required to investigate, interpret and analyse a patient’s available health information in order to individualise their dental hygiene management to prevent medical emergency or adverse reactions. Read more >

Prerequisite Units:

  • There are prerequisite units of competency required, please review curriculum document.