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An IRMER course in dental radiography & radiation protection

Event Type
Event Subject
Development Outcomes (C, D)
Topic Groups (Clinical Governance, Ethics and Regulation, General Dental Practice, Health and Safety, Radiology)
Friday 9 March 2018
10:00 - 16:30
British Dental Association
64 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 8YS, England
Booking Fees
  • BDA member: £150.00
  • Non member: £195.00

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An IRMER course in dental radiography and radiation protection

Friday 9 March 2018  |  London


Alternative dates:

Friday 6 July 2018 | Manchester

Friday 14 September 2018 | London


Learning objectives

Ensure you are complying with obligations under current legislation and good working practice.

Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 (IRMER) impose significant requirements for patient protection. This course will bring you up to date with the legislation concerning dental radiography and ensure you are aware of statutory responsibilities. Covering the principles of justification, optimisation and limitation this one day course satisfies both the IRMER regulations and core CPD requirements as recommended by the GDC.

  • Understand the principles of radiation physics

  • Be aware of the risks of ionising radiation

  • Understand the radiation doses in dental radiography and the factors affecting them 

  • Recognise the principles of radiation protection

  • Be up to date on the statutory requirements, selection criteria and quality assurance

  • Understand the various imaging modalities available including digital imaging and 3D (CBCT)

  • Understand the principles of radiographic interpretation and problems which may occur.

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​BDA Member:£150.00

Non Member: ​£195.00​DCPs: £95.00


The fee includes refreshments, lunch and all course documentation.



Paul Nixon - resized for website.jpgPaul Nixon, Consultant in Maxillofacial Radiology, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Paul is Consultant in Maxillofacial Radiology at Liverpool Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, and is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Liverpool. He has many years of experience in lecturing on different aspects of Dental Radiology and is the author of several publications in this area.



5 hours CPD

The training course meets the educational criteria set by the GDC for Verifiable CPD and is certified by the British Dental Association.




If you wish to stay overnight during the event please contact MICE Concierge our appointed hotel booking agency by email or call 01438 908770.


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