april, 2020

202004apr1:00 pm5:00 pmEvent OverCone Beam Computed Tomography Licensing CoursePresented by Dr Amar Sholapurkar 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST(GMT+11:00) View in my timeDarwin Event Organized By: Dr Amar Sholapurkar Discipline:Radiology

Event Details

The CBCT licensing course is open to Dentists, Dental specialists, Dental hygienists, Dental therapists and Dental Assistants (with Certificate IV in Dental Assistance Radiography – copy required).

The NT government (Radiation protection unit) accepts completion of interstate courses (such as the present one) which have been approved by another regulator as evidence supporting a license application in the NT.

The lecture module would be followed by practical demonstration of taking a CBCT scan through a video presentation directed and produced by Dr Sholapurkar. An open book written theory examination/quiz will follow which the delegates will have to pass (by obtaining at least 50% marks). The exam paper will consist of approximately 40 questions (each carrying 1 mark) and 1 minute time would be allotted for each question (the exam would run for 40 minutes in total). Dr Amar Sholapurkar will be assessing these exam papers. Upon passing the exam, the delegates will be provided with a signed Certificate of competency which they could submit to the NT Radiation protection unit and apply for their license . In addition to this, the delegates will also receive the certificate of attendance where they will be granted 4 CPD point.

Learning Objectives:
•History of Dental Radiology
•Radiation Physics
•Radiation Biology/Biological effects of ionizing radiation
•Radiation Protection and Dosimetry
•NT’s Radiation Protection Act 2004
•Cone beam computed tomography in detail
•How does CBCT work?
•Applications of CBCT in Dentistry – in detail
•Artifacts in CBC
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Speakers for this event

  • Dr Amar Sholapurkar

    Dr Amar Sholapurkar


    Dr Amar Sholapurkar, is a full time academician, lecturer in Clinical Dentistry & Oral Radiology and department lead of the Oral Radiology section at College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University (JCU), Cairns. Australia. He has more than a decade of teaching (for both undergraduates and postgraduates) and research experience till date. Dr Sholapurkar is presently doing a part-time PhD at JCU, Cairns Campus. He has completed his 3 year Master’s degree in Oral Medicine and Radiology at the prestigious Manipal University, India. His career started in Manipal University as an Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer) followed by Reader in the department of Oral Medicine and Radiology. He also worked as Assistant Professor at University in the Middle East for couple of years. Over the past few years, he has received accreditation (from various Radiation health departments like Vic, Qld, WA, NSW, TAS etc) and running the Cone beam Computed tomography licensing course and OPG/Lat ceph licensing course across Australia. He has published more than 50 articles in reputed peer reviewed dental journals; have contributed 11 chapters in book and has extensive conference presentations. He has published (edited) a book titled – “Publish and Flourish – Practical Guide for effective scientific writing” and selected in the editorial board/peer review committee of about 4 Dental Journals. He has also delivered several Guest lectures/keynote lectures in Dental conventions/ conferences/CPD activities in Australia and abroad. He is also actively involved in conducting Dental Radiology workshop titled “Tips for Interpreting and diagnosing everyday problems from dental radiographs” across Australia till date.



Dr Amar Sholapurkar0455254361 15 Brockman way. Smithfield. 4878. Qld.


(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my time



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CPD Hours

4 CPD Hours


$600 for Dentists and specialist dentists. $500 for Dental hygienists, Dental therapists DA’s. Please note that this is a discounted price. The actual price was $800.

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