OBJECTIVES

The purpose of radiation protection course in dentistry is:

  • Define the general risks of radiation protection in dentistry
  • Define the risk in radiodiagnostics
  • Identify the different risks associated with X-ray equipment
  • Describe all protection tools

RECIPIENTS

Healthcare / dental facilities that have radiodiagnostic environments.

Healthcare professionals working in dentistry.

DURATION

15 minutes

CONTENTS

MODULE 1 - RISKS IN RADIATION PROTECTION

  • Lgs. 101/2020
  • The sources of exposure in radiodiagnostics
  • Escape radiation
  • Primary beam
  • Diffuse radiation
  • X-ray equipment in the dental field: intraoral, orthopantomograph, CBCT
  • How do you protect yourself from radiation

 

MODULE 2 - THE VARIOUS RADIOGEN MACHINES

  • Dependence of the risk on the duration of exposure
  • Dependence of the risk on the distance from the source
  • Dependence of risk on the availability of shielding
  • The importance of PPE: the attenuation of lead
  • summing up
  • Work procedures and correct use of PPE
  • The risk associated with the job
  • Internal rules of radiation protection
  • Emergency procedures
  • Abnormal events / malfunctions

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Acrobat Reader

PDF documents are exported for version 5 but are compatible with later versions of Acrobat Reader released up to the date of update of this file.

Browser

  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome

JavaScript enabled

Pop-up blocker disabled

Minimum video resolution

The courses are optimized for a 1024 × 768 display on PCs and tablets of at least 7 inches.

Speakers or headphones (in case of multimedia products)

DATA TRACKING METHOD: SCORM 1.2

DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGY:

HTML5

PRODUCED BY:

PIAZZA COPERNICO

Content edited by:

IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital

Teaching

Antonella Del Vecchio

COURSE CODE:

0008_21_03