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february, 2020

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202006feb7:45 am3:30 pmEXTRA-ORAL RADIOGRAPHY & CONE BEAM PRE-LICENSING COURSE7:45 am - 3:30 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my timeADAQ CPD & Training Centre Event Organized By: Australian Dental Association Queensland (ADAQ) Discipline:RadiologyFormat:In-Person

Event Details

COURSE OVERVIEW

These courses provide approved training for the use of extra-oral irradiating apparatus and cone beam scanners and will provide candidates with the knowledge required to own and use extra-oral irradiating apparatus and cone beam scanners appropriately and safely in the State of Queensland.

In Queensland there is a legal requirement for dentists, oral health therapists and dental assistants with certificate IV (radiography) to have a use license for taking extra-oral radiographs and cone beam examinations.  To obtain a license from Radiation Health, candidates must complete a course of study to prove they are competent in the use of extra-oral irradiating apparatus and cone beam scanners. 

These courses will cover the:

  • production of x-rays, the biological effects of x-rays and radiation hygiene
  • theory and use of extra-oral irradiating apparatus and cone beam scanners
  • limitations and advantages of extra-oral radiography and cone beam imaging
  • applications of extra-oral radiography and cone beam imaging
  • regulations relating to the Radiation safety Act of Queensland.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Understanding of the biological effects of ionizing radiation.
  • Theory and practice of radiation hygiene
  • An understanding of the theory of extra-oral radiography and cone beam imaging
  • An understanding of the limitations and appropriate applications of extra-oral radiography and cone beam imaging
  • An understanding of the legal requirements for owning and using extra-oral irradiating apparatus and cone beam scanners in Queensland.
     

EXTRA-ORAL EXAM TOPICS

  • Production of X-rays, biological effects of ionizing radiation and radiation protection
  • Theory of Panoramic and cephalometric radiography
  • Extra-oral technique and positioning errors
  • Radiation Safety Act (Qld) and the regulations relating to the use of irradiating apparatus in Qld
  • Extra-oral radiography examination (for those wanting an extra-oral license)

CONE BEAM EXAM TOPICS

  • Production of X-rays, biological effects of ionizing radiation and radiation protection
  • Radiation Safety Act (Qld) and the regulations relating to the use of irradiating apparatus in Qld
  • Theory of Cone beam imaging
  • Limitations of cone beam imaging
  • Cone beam imaging verses multi-slice CT
  • Applications of cone beam imaging
  • Viewing and assessing Cone Beam data sets
  • Cone beam examination (for those wanting a cone beam licence)

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Speakers for this event

  • Prof Paul Monsour

    Prof Paul Monsour

    BDSc, PhD, MDSc

    Professor Paul Monsour graduated from the University of Queensland in 1978 with a BDSc (hons). He completed a PhD in Oral Biology in 1987 and a Masters degree in Oral Radiology & Pathology in 1991. Professor Monsour was the first registered specialist in Oral & Maxillofacial radiology working in full time private medical radiology practice in Australia. Professor Monsour lectures extensively throughout Australia on all aspects of DMF radiology. Appointed the Foundation Professor of DMFR at the University of Queensland in 2009. Paul is an associate member of the RANZCR and a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.

    URL http://www.mfiradiology.com.au/professor-paul-monsour

    BDSc, PhD, MDSc

Organizer

Australian Dental Association Queensland (ADAQ)The Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) (ADAQ) is the professional association for Dentists in Queensland. We represent more than 4000 members across the State. Our advocacy and services aim to promote excellence in the profession through a range of services, including: the provision of Professional Indemnity (PI) Insurance, support and advice regarding PI claims, CPD events, dental assistant training, and dental practice advisory advice. 22-28 Hamilton Place Bowen Hills Qld 4006

Time

(Thursday) 7:45 am - 3:30 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my time

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

february 6, 2021 7:45 am - february 6, 2021 3:30 pmmay 22, 2021 7:45 am - may 22, 2021 3:30 pm

Price

ADA Member – $990 ,1st and 2nd Year Graduate ADA Member – $880, and Non-Member – $1,157

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