Enhanced CPD Course

IRMER 2 Radiography - Hazards & Safe Working Procedures

  • Online Learning
  • Multi-choice quiz

2h

CPD

CPD Topics covered

  • Radiography and Radiation Protection

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to teach the learner:

       
  • how to define the hazards associated with using an intra-oral unit during dental imaging
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  • how to explain the concepts of biological, physical and electrical hazards
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  • how to describe the practical radiation dose reduction principles available to limit scattered dose to staff and dose to the patient
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  • how to describe the working procedures to limit the hazards

Anticipated Outcomes

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

       
  • understand the hazards associated with using an intra-oral unit during dental imaging
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  • understand the concepts of biological, physical and electrical hazards
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  • understand the practical radiation dose reduction principles available to limit scattered dose to staff and dose to the patient
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  • understand working procedures to limit the hazards
Target Audience
  1. Clinical Dental Technician
  2. DCP
  3. Dental Hygienist
  4. Dental Technician
  5. Dental Therapist
  6. Orthodontic Therapist
  7. Trainee
  8. Dental Nurse
  9. Dentist
  10. Practice Manager
  11. Receptionist
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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