Dental Academy

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Prescribing Radiographs course for Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists (IRMER update included)

  • Date: 15 June 2018
  • Time: 9.00am - 4.45pm
  • Speaker(s): Otto Sparrius, Dentist and Clinical Teaching Fellow, University of Portsmouth Dental Academy & Shelley Blane, Senior Lecturer at the School of Health Sciences & Social Work, University of Portsmouth
  • Cost: £120.00
  • Hours: 6

The course aims to enable the dental hygienists and dental therapists to prescribe, justify and interpret radiographs. Includes IRMER update


By attending this course, delegates will:

  1. Have an update on current guidelines in prescribing radiographs in general dental practice
  2. Demonstrate (within their scope of practice)how to justify (prescribe) and quality assess the radiographs taken
  3. Demonstrate (within their scope of practice) how to interpret and produce radiographic reports and undertake audits for quality of radiographs

A CPD certificate of attendance will be awarded for attendance (further information available on online booking site)
A certificate of competence will be awarded once delegates submit:

  • Evidence of 10 supervised radiographs. 
  • A report on two sets of bitewings + one anterior and one posterior PA.

Development Outcome: C (Radiography), D (Legal Issues)