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In this micro group session we will be discussing: 1.Source Licence Responsibility, 2.Who are authorised users of radiographic equipment, 3.Health and safety compliance, 4.Radiation safety practices, 5.Continuous training and audits.

Learning outcomes

Source Licence Responsibility Authorised Users: Dentists registered with the Dental Council of New Zealand (DCNZ) and holding a current Annual Practising Certificate (APC) are authorised to take radiographs without needing a separate license under the legislation. 1. Health and Safety Compliance: - Adhere to the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, ensuring the safety of all patients and team members within the practice. 2. Guideline Adherence: - Follow the guidelines outlined in the: - Code of Practice for Dental Radiology (ORS C4) - Compliance Guide for Dental Radiography including CBCT (ORS G4) 3. Radiation Safety Practices: - Be familiar with and apply the ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) principle in all radiographic procedures. 4. Continuous Training and Audits: - Participate in ongoing training within your practice. - Assist in conducting radiation safety audits to ensure compliance and safety. This synopsis provides a clear and concise overview of the responsibilities and guidelines related to radiography equipment and safety.

Speaker

Dr Chris Brooks BDS (Birmingham), FICD, MFFLM, Graduate Diploma Forensic Odontology (Herts).

Dr Chris Brooks | Clinical Advisor BDS (Birmingham), FICD, MFFLM Graduate Diploma Forensic Odontology (Herts)

Dental Radiography

Dr Chris Brooks BDS (Birmingham), FICD, MFFLM, Graduate Diploma Forensic Odontology (Herts).
Wednesday 19th Jun 2024
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Venue: Lumino Support Office
Level 11, AON Centre
29 Customs Street West
Auckland
Region: Auckland
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Level 11, AON Centre,
29 Customs Street West
Auckland
1010
New Zealand