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P812 (IRMER) Radiography for Dental NursesRadiography and Radiation Protection for Dental Nurses

A series of 5 modules satisfying the requirements of the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IRMER) 2018 and IRR 2017 for continuing education and training in radiation protection. The target audience for these modules is dental nurses, for all other dental professionals please see P809 Radiography and Radiation Protection (IRMER) course.

Successful completion of this online course satisfies the requirements of the GDC and CQC (valid for 5 years).

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Aims

To provide information to satisfy the requirements of the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IRMER) 2018 and IRR 2017 for continuing education and training in radiation protection.

Objectives

After working through these 5 modules and passing the associated tests you will have satisfied the the requirements of the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IRMER) 2018 and IRR 2017 for continuing education and training in radiation protection.

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European Council Directive 96/29/Euratom, of 13 May 1996 – this lays down the basic safety standards for the health protection of workers and the general public against dangers arising from ionising radiation (this ensures the protection of workers exposed to ionising radiation, including clinicians and their assistants, and of members of the public).

European Council Directive 97/43/Euratom of 30 June 1997, on health protection of individuals against the dangers of ionizing radiation in relation to medical exposure (Medical Exposures Directive) (provides a high level of health protection from ionizing radiation in medical exposure).

The Ionising Radiation Regulations 1999 (known as IRR).

The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2000 (known as IR(ME)R). The EU Directives are concerned not only with avoiding unnecessary or excessive exposure to radiation but also with improving the quality and effectiveness of medical uses of radiation.

Annex I - Draft IR(ME)R 2018 Regulations

The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations IRMER 2018

The Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017

The Ionising Radiations Regulations IRR 2017

 

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