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An IRMER course in dental radiography & radiation protection

Event Type
BDA TRAINING
Event Subject
Clinical
Topics
Development Outcomes (C, D)
Topic Groups (Education & Development, Ethics and Regulation, Radiology)
Date
Friday 26 February 2021
Time
10:00 - 16:20
Venue
British Dental Association
Address
64 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 8YS, England
Speakers
Paul Nixon
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £120.00
  • Essential Member: £150.00
  • Expert Member: £150.00
  • Extra Member: £150.00
  • Senior member: £150.00
  • Non member: £200.00
  • Student member: £150.00

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An IRMER course in dental radiography and radiation protection

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

Friday 26 February 2021  |  LONDON

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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.

Learning objectives

  • 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.

 

​Programme

09:30

Registration and refreshments

10:00

Update on the regulations IRR and IR(ME)R 2017

  • Changes in the new legislation

  • The important points for dentists

11:00

​Morning break

​11:20

Physics and dose limitation

  • Nature of ionising radiation

  • Interaction with tissues

  • Risks associated with radiation

  • Dosimetry and dose limits

12:30

​Lunch

​13:30

Selection criteria and quality assurance

​14:30

​Afternoon break

14:50

Interpretation and CBCT

  • Interpretation principles and pit falls

  • The benefits and use of CBCT

​16:10

Questions

16:20

​Close 

 

Speaker

Paul Nixon - resized for website.jpg Paul 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.

Fees

​BDA Member: ​£150
​Non member ​£200
​DCP ​£120

 

The fee includes refreshments, lunch and all course documentation.

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Accreditation

5 hours CPD

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

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