Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2000

This IRMER course is suitable for Dental practitioners and IRMER operators - hygienists, therapists and dental nurses who have already obtained their dental radiography certificate. It will bring you up to date with legislation, ensures that you are aware of your responsibilities and satisfies the Ionising Radiation Regulations (IRMER) and IRR99 for continuing education in radiation protection.

Topics covered are:

  • The nature of x-rays, the risk of ionising radiation and the principles of radiation protection in dental radiology
  • The radiation doses in dental radiology, the factors affecting radiation dose and the concept of clinical justification
  • The principles of a quality assurance programme
  • Maintenance and testing of x-ray equipment
  • Common problems in dental radiography
  • Understanding of Digital Radiography
  • The ways in which radiation dose is influenced by the equipment and materials used, including digital imaging
  • Legislation concerning dental radiology and the statutory responsibilities

We also offer IRMER an in-house courses which you can book at any time in the year.

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Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2000

Price: £75.00


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