Dental Cone Beam 2A Certification

Dental Cone Beam 2A Certification

18 May - 19 May 2020

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow


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    Cone Beam Course 2A Aims:
    To allow dental clinicians an introduction and overview of CBCT in order to comply with current guidelines. This will build on any standard IRMER course and CBCT (level 1) training already undertaken. 
    Allow delegates to make decisions on CBCT that are safe and informed with respect to justification and interpretation. Give the dentist a structure and the tools (`higher order` thinking) to report a CBCT safely. (See below) 

    Course Objectives
    • An understanding/overview of how to safely refer and justify CBCT (IRMER Referrer and Practitioner roles.) 
    • Where applicable, the ability to operate the CBCT scanner safely in the IRMER Operator role and know how and when to ask for advice. 
    • The delegate will have knowledge of the current updates in Radiation Protection Legislation surrounding CBCT imaging. (IRMER2018 and IRR2017) 
    • An understanding of Radiation dosages and how patient dose experience is potentially affected by the CBCT imaging modality. 
    • An ability to recognise normal 3D CBCT anatomy and appreciate common pathologies that may appear in the scanning Field of View (FOV) 
    • An ability to structure a CBCT report IRMER Operator (Reporter role) 
    • An ability to refer `CBCT acquisitions` for a level 3 specialist radiological opinion with in an appropriate timescale. 
    • Dental enhanced CPD learning outcomes category A, B and C 

    After attending the CBCT course, delegates will be able to safely refer and justify CBCT (IRMER Referrer and Practitioner roles.) Communicate with other clinicians who may be involved in the patient imaging pathway. 
    • To operate the CBCT scanner safely in the IRMER Operator role if appropriate and know when to ask for advice. (Build on initial manufacturers teaching).
    • Lead the dental team in terms of championing good radiological practice and encourage robust QA and Audit (Quality Improvement) 
    • Utilise/ comply with the current Radiation protection legislation surrounding CBCT 
    • Assess the available Radiation dosages involved when utilising CBCT and explain these to the patient if asked to do so (in general/realistic terms). 
    • Recognise normal 3D CBCT anatomy and appreciate common pathologies that may appear in the small and larger CBCT Field of View (FOV) 
    • Structure a CBCT report (IRMER Operator (Reporter role) for those using small volume CBCT and know when to refer for `level 3` advice. 
    • Refer `CBCT acquisitions` for a specialist radiological opinion where necessary. 
    • Enthuse and lead their clinical teams to promote imaging excellence. 

    Dental Cone Beam 2B

    Suitable for:

    • Dental Care Professionals
    • Dental Undergraduates
    • Dental Foundation / Vocational / Core Trainees
    • Primary Care / General Dental Practitioners
    • Dental Specialty Trainees
    • Dental Specialists / Consultants
  • 18 May

    Registration Day 1

    18 May

    Welcome Day 1

    18 May

    Introduction - Setting the Scene

    'Knowing what you don’t know?'

    18 May

    CBCT – Intro to Imaging Anatomy

    Oral and Maxillofacial Region/Paranasal Sinuses/Base of Skull

    18 May

    Morning Refreshments Day 1

    18 May

    Morning CBCT Workshop Day 1

    How to Drive CBCT Software

    18 May

    Lunch Day 1

    18 May

    Image Interpretation Skills

    'Seeing Things'

    18 May

    Afternoon CBCT Workshops

    Image Report writing

    18 May

    Afternoon Refreshments Day 1

    18 May

    Reflection Exercise/Questions and Clean Up Day 1

    19 May

    Registration Day 2

    19 May

    Welcome Day 2

    19 May

    CBCT Radiation Rules and Regulations

    A Look at Current Guidelines

    19 May

    Morning Refreshments Day 2

    19 May

    Morning CBCT Workshop Day 2

    Driving Through CBCT Scans

    19 May

    CBCT – Applied Physics

    19 May

    Lunch Day 2

    19 May

    CBCT – Justification CBCT

    2D or Not 2D, That is The Question

    19 May

    Afternoon CBCT Workshop Day 2

    Image Report Writing/Looking Through Scans

    19 May

    Coffee with Reflection Exercise And Questions
  • Category Product Amount
    Member Registrations £695
    Non-Member Registrations £800
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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Closing date: 20 May 2020


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