Extra-Oral Radiography and Cone Beam Pre-Licensing Course

Extra-Oral Radiography and Cone Beam Pre-Licensing Course
These courses are open to registered Dentists, Oral Health Therapists and Hygienists, as well as Dental Assistants with Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Radiography).

course overview

These courses provide approved training for the use of extra-oral irradiating apparatus and cone beam scanners and will provide candidates with the knowledge required to own and use extra-oral irradiating apparatus and cone beam scanners appropriately and safely in the State of Queensland.

In Queensland there is a legal requirement for dentists, oral health therapists and dental assistants with certificate IV (radiography) to have a use license for taking extra-oral radiographs and cone beam examinations.  To obtain a license from Radiation Health, candidates must complete a course of study to prove they are competent in the use of extra-oral irradiating apparatus and cone beam scanners. 

These courses will cover the:

  • production of x-rays, the biological effects of x-rays and radiation hygiene
  • theory and use of extra-oral irradiating apparatus and cone beam scanners
  • limitations and advantages of extra-oral radiography and cone beam imaging
  • applications of extra-oral radiography and cone beam imaging
  • regulations relating to the Radiation safety Act of Queensland.
 

learning objectives

  • Understanding of the biological effects of ionizing radiation.
  • Theory and practice of radiation hygiene
  • An understanding of the theory of extra-oral radiography and cone beam imaging
  • An understanding of the limitations and appropriate applications of extra-oral radiography and cone beam imaging
  • An understanding of the legal requirements for owning and using extra-oral irradiating apparatus and cone beam scanners in Queensland.
     

Extra-Oral EXAM TOPICS

  • Production of X-rays, biological effects of ionizing radiation and radiation protection
  • Theory of Panoramic and cephalometric radiography
  • Extra-oral technique and positioning errors
  • Radiation Safety Act (Qld) and the regulations relating to the use of irradiating apparatus in Qld
  • Extra-oral radiography examination (for those wanting an extra-oral license)

CONE BEAM EXAM topics

  • Production of X-rays, biological effects of ionizing radiation and radiation protection
  • Radiation Safety Act (Qld) and the regulations relating to the use of irradiating apparatus in Qld
  • Theory of Cone beam imaging
  • Limitations of cone beam imaging
  • Cone beam imaging verses multi-slice CT
  • Applications of cone beam imaging
  • Viewing and assessing Cone Beam data sets
  • Cone beam examination (for those wanting a cone beam licence)


presenter BIOGRAPHY

Prof Paul Monsour

BDSC, PhD, MDSc, MRACDS (DMFR), FICD

Professor Paul Monsour graduated from the University of Queensland in 1978 with a BDSc (hons). He completed a PhD in Oral Biology in 1987 and a Masters degree in Oral Radiology & Pathology in 1991. Professor Monsour was the first registered specialist in Oral & Maxillofacial radiology working in full time private medical radiology practice in Australia. Professor Monsour lectures extensively throughout Australia on all aspects of DMF radiology. Appointed the Foundation Professor of DMFR at the University of Queensland in 2009. Paul is an associate member of the RANZCR and a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.


REGISTRATION OPTIONS & PRICing

Lecture with both exams 
For those who require both an extra-oral (OPG) license and cone beam (CBCT) license.

ADA Member - $990
1st and 2nd Year Graduate ADA Member - $880
Non-Member - $1157

Lecture with Extra Oral exam only
For those who require an extra-oral (OPG) license only

ADA Member - $770
1st and 2nd Year Graduate ADA Member - $660
Non-Member - $937

Lecture with Cone Beam exam only
For those who already hold an extra oral (OPG) license and only require a cone beam (CBCT) license.

ADA Member - $770
1st and 2nd Year Graduate ADA Member - $660
Non-Member - $937

Exam Resit
For those who have completed the course previously and are required to resit the exams only. 
There is no cost for exam resits only. 

Please email events@adaq.com.au to register for a resit.

If in doubt, please refer to your user licence issued by Radiation Health as it will list current licenses.

CPD POINTS

6.5 Scientific hours for the lecture plus both exams OR cone beam exam
3 Scientific hours for lecture and extra-oral exam


By registering for this course, you agree to the events terms and conditions outlined on the ADAQ website. 
When
5/22/2021 7:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Where
ADAQ CPD & Training Centre 26 - 28 Hamilton Place Bowen Hills, QLD 4006 AUSTRALIA

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