IR(ME)R

Course Details

24th January 2020

Olympia National, London

Brenda Murray

9:30am - 4:45pm

£29.00 per attendee

CPD Hours: 6

Course Code: DLO2002A

This course is designed as a comprehensive course in dental radiography and radiation protection and fulfils the requirements of the GDC for enhanced CPD and the IR(ME)R regulations.

DEVELOPMENT OUTCOMES: B C D

09:30 - 11:00
IR(ME)R
presented by Brenda Murray

The safe and effective use of radiation for diagnostic purposes is fundamental to patient protection. The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations require all practitioners and operators to undertake continuing education and training.

The course will cover the fundamentals of IRR17 and IRMER17 and will be interspersed with interesting cases highlighting key principles in diagnosis and interpretation.

Aims:

  • To provide an update on IRR17 and IRMER17,applicable to dental radiography
  • To provide practical ways of ensuring compliance with the regulations

Learning objectives:

By the end of the course participants should understand:

  • Principles of radiation physics
  • Risks of ionising radiation, the principles of radiation protection and dose reduction in dental radiography
  • Statutory responsibilities for dental practitioners
  • Changes in the regulations applicable to dental radiography

11:00 - 11:45
Coffee Break

11:45 - 13:15
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[continued]

13:15 - 14:15
Lunch

14:15 - 15:15
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15:15 - 15:45
Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:45
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Please see course details for more information and to book online for £19 plus VAT.