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IR(Me)R Update


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Dental Academy

This one-day update course meets the requirements of the IR(ME)R 2000 for the continuing training for all members of the dental team. The requirements for verifiable CPD of five hours every five years can be achieved by attending this course, which takes the form of a lecture but with emphasis on clinical content.

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15th March 2018
Course Description


Ian Hamilton is a registered dentist with a background in radiation protection and an MSc in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology. He has presented at International conferences in Budapest (2009) and Hiroshima (2011), he teaches at undergraduate level (Peninsula Dental School) and to newly-qualified dentists undertaking their Foundation training (Oxford and Wessex Deaneries, NHS Scotland and NHS Highlands). Appointed as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Defence Dental Services, he lectures widely throughout the UK in Radiography and Radiation Protection for all members of the Dental Team and his course feed-back reports consistently rate this mandatory training as a lively, entertaining and informative day.


Regular IR(Me)R update training is a requirement of continued registration with the General Dental Council, therefore the course will be of importance and relevance to all registered dental care professionals. Objectives: By attending this course you will:
1. Properties of ionising radiation the hazards associated with its use for dental radiography
2. The relevance of selection criteria to clinical decisions regarding radiographic imaging overall dose reduction
3. Statutory requirements for dental practitioners DCPs under current UK legislation
4. Modern imaging techniques equipment including digital radiography CBCT scanners.

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