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Enhanced CPD Course

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

  • Online Learning
  • Multi-choice quiz

2h

CPD

CPD Topics covered

  • Radiography and Radiation Protection

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to teach the learner:

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

About the Instructor

Sharon Boyd

Verified Instructor

2016

Amberton University, Dallas, TX

Bachelor of Science, Human Relations and Business

2001

Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX

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

Qualifications

  • 2001 - Associate of Applied Science, Dental Hygiene
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