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Enhanced CPD Course

IRMER 1 Radiography - X-ray, Dose and Biological Effects

  • Online Learning
  • Multi-choice quiz



CPD Topics covered

  • Radiography and Radiation Protection

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to teach the learner:

  • Characteristics of x-rays
  • Radiation dose
  • Putting dose into perspective
  • Biological effects of exposure to ionising radiation

Anticipated Outcomes

Following the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Define the characteristics of x-rays
  • Explain the concepts of radiation dose
  • Identify levels of dose from medical, artificial and natural sources of radiation
  • Describe the biological effects of exposure to ionising radiation
Target Audience
  1. Practice Manager
  2. Dental Nurse
  3. Dental Therapist
  4. Dentist
  5. Orthodontic Therapist
  6. Clinical Dental Technician
  7. DCP
  8. Trainee
  9. Dental Hygienist
  10. Dental Technician
  11. Receptionist
High Level Learning Outcomes
  1. C – Maintenance in Field of Practice
Regulatory Standards
  1. SAFE
QCF Level
Level 3
  1. None

About the Instructor

Sharon Boyd

Verified Instructor


Amberton University, Dallas, TX

Bachelor of Science, Human Relations and Business


Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX

Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX — Associate of Applied Science, Dental Hygiene


  • 2001 - Associate of Applied Science, Dental Hygiene


Alaa Al-Saeed

30th Apr 2020

Good refreshment to the basics of radiation. 

Mandy Monger

1st Apr 2020

Great content 

Jessica Curant

20th Feb 2020

Really useful :) 

Amanda Tucker

6th Nov 2019

The course was put into categories which were easy to follow. making sense of the radiation types, doses and outcomes. 
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