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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.


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
Region: Auckland
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Level 11, AON Centre,
29 Customs Street West
New Zealand