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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 (Dental Equipment and Products, Education & Development, Ethics and Regulation, Radiology)
Date
Friday 11 September 2020
Time
10:00 - 16:30
Venue
British Dental Association
Address
64 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 8YS, England
Speakers
 
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £95.00
  • Essential Member: £150.00
  • Expert Member: £150.00
  • Extra Member: £150.00
  • Senior member: £150.00
  • Non member: £195.00
  • 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 11 September 2020  |  LONDON

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Learning objectives

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.

 

Speaker

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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.

 

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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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