The course will take place online, delivered through a series of five on-demand lecture sessions to be viewed at a time that is convenient to you, between Friday 1 July 2022 and Sunday 31 July 2022.
A copy of our technical support document is available to download here.
A copy of the programme is available to download here.
Lecture 1: An update on the regulations IRR and IR(ME)R 2017 (60 mins)
• Changes in the new legislation
• The important points for dentists
Lecture 2: Physics and dose limitation (50 mins)
• Nature of ionising radiation
• Interaction with tissues
• Risks associated with radiation
• Dosimetry and dose limit
Lecture 3: Selection criteria and quality assurance (60 mins)
Lecture 4: Interpretation and CBCT (80 mins)
• Interpretation principles and pit falls
• The benefits and use of CBCT
Lecture 5: Q&A session of previously asked questions (40 mins)
Post lecture CPD quiz (10 mins)
The quizzes will automatically launch at the end of each session
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.
The above fees apply to the online version of this event.
This 'update' course is suitable for all dentists and DCPs who have already obtained their dental radiography certificate.
5 hours CPD
In order to qualify for a CPD certificate attendees must view in full all five lecture sessions by Sunday 31 July 2022 (as detailed above) and complete the engagement surveys after the sessions to indicate a satisfactory level of understanding has been achieved.
CPD certificates will be issued the week of Monday 15 August 2022 once attendance has been validated and survey responses reviewed.
How to bookPlease book online, over the phone or email a completed booking form to email@example.com
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Once payment has been received registrants will receive a booking confirmation/receipt. Delegates will receive a further joining instructions email with access links on Friday 1 July 2022.
To book online:
If you are a BDA member, or registered user of our website you can book online. Ensure you are logged into the website and then book the event using the pink 'Register' button above (top right). If you are a BDA member but do not know your website login you can reset it here.
Login to the BDA website first. Then use the pink 'Register' button at the top right of this page.
If you do not already have a BDA website username and password, fill in this form and we'll set you up with a username and temporary password.
NB: If you have a GDC number you can use the online system. You do not need to be a BDA member.
Wish to attend but are not GDC-registered? Then please do give us a call and we will take your booking over the phone.
*REGISTRATION CLOSES ON SUNDAY 31 JULY 2022 AT 9AM* (To ensure sufficient time to finish the course before the completion deadline).
All cancellations must be received in writing by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancellations received 7 days or more prior to a virtual event will be entitled to a 100% refund. For cancellations received after this time, no refund will be given. Failure to view sessions will constitute as a late cancellation and no refund will be given.
Please note: It is not possible to book/attend just one session of this course (and the completion date of midnight Sunday 31 January 2022 will not be extended).
Certificates will not be issued for partial attendance and no refunds will be given for failure to view.
Can't view in July?
If you would be interested in alternative online and face-to- face (COVID permitting) event dates do let us know at email@example.com so we can keep you informed of future plans.
Second edition of the Guidance Notes for Dental Practitioners on the Safe Use of X-ray Equipment
A copy of these guidance notes can be downloaded here