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Training requirements under IRR17 and IRMER17


The General Dental Council (GDC) includes radiology and radiation protection as one of its recommended CPD subjects and recommends a minimum of 5 hours verifiable CPD in the subject during each 5-year cycle.


The subjects specified to be included in training are:

  • The principles of radiation physics.

  • Risks of ionising radiation.

  • Radiation doses in dental radiography.

  • Factors affecting doses in dental radiography.

  • The principles of radiation protection.

  • Statutory requirements.

  • Selection criteria.

  • Quality assurance.


Training can be carried out online providing it meets the GDC criteria for verifiable CPD which can be found at www.gdc-uk.org/education-cpd


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You can read more about radiation requirements in your practice on the Care Quality Commission’s website.


Dental mythbuster 3: Dental radiography and X-rays | Care Quality Commission (cqc.org.uk)


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