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Legislation Covering Ionising Radiation course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery

This session provides an overview of the legislation applying to the use of ionising radiation in dentistry.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legislation applying to the use of ionising radiation
  • List ways to minimise the radiation dose to patients
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to establish appropriate quality assurance procedures

This session will focus on the last two acts i.e. IRR 1999 and IR(ME)R 2000. The Health and Safety at Work Act is covered in the e-Den session in Module 12 Management and Leadership/Risk Management/Health and Safety in Dentistry (141-0479).


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Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • Be aware of the imaging and selection criteria for radiographic examinations
  • Have an understanding of the basic science applying to ionising radiation
Instructors / Speakers
Peter Thornley,
Dental Practice Advisor

Peter Thornley is a general dental practitioner in the West Midlands. He is a dental practice advisor with responsibility for education and was previously the Chief Examiner for the Membership of Joint Dental Faculties exams.

Delivery
Title
Legislation Covering Ionising Radiation course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
20 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
12_07
Access Duration (in months)
12
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