Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS) Course for Dental Nurses

£225.00

Radiation Protection Supervisor

This course is provided online and can be undertaken in the learner’s own time. On successful completion, learners will receive certification as a Radiation Protection Supervisor (Dental Practice).

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Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS) Course for Dental Nurses

This programme is available for dental nurses who hold a recognised certificate in dental radiography and wish to become a Radiation Protection Supervisor within their dental workplace.

The course meets the requirements of the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017, CGDent guidance as provided in the Guidance Notes for Dental Practitioners on the Safe Use of X Ray Equipment 2020 and also RPS training as stipulated by UKHSA. The training meets the requirements of the Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 section 18.

The duration of the course is 6 hours. Delegates can access the resources at their convenience.

 

Course content:

  • The requirements of IRR(2017) and IR(ME)R (2017)
  • The Guidance Notes on the Safe Use of X Ray Equipment 2020 (2nd edition)
  • Radiation Protection, Principles and Procedures
  • Risks from ionising radiation and principles of radiation protection
  • Local Rules, Risk Assessment and Contingency Plans
  • Designation and Management of the Controlled Area
  • Audits and Records
  • Dose monitoring
  • Dental x ray equipment