Events

Prescribing and interpreting radiographs for the dental hygienist and dental therapist

22 Jun 2019

Speaker

Jimmy Makdissi
Senior lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology
Queen Mary University of London

Clinical Director
JM Radiology Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology Training Academy

Why?

The GDC’s Scope of Practice document states that dental hygienists and dental therapists can undertake the following tasks if they are appropriately trained, competent and indemnified.

  • Prescribe radiographs
  • Take, process and interpret various film views used in general dental practice

7 Hours Verifiable CPD

Learning Content:

This course will provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to carry out prescribing and interpreting radiographs within their scope of practice.

Suitable for?

Qualified dental hygienists and therapists

Aims and Objectives:

To understand the various positions of responsibility in relation to radiography within IRR17 and IR(ME)R17

  • To learn the task of completing a radiographic referral form
  • To understand the principle of justification
  • To appreciate the radiographic anatomy
  • To gain knowledge in quality assurance including radiographic errors
  • To comprehend the principles of radiographic interpretation
  • To learn the task of writing a radiographic report within the scope of practice

Development Outcomes:

Participants are expected by the end of the course to have gained the required knowledge and skills to prescribe and interpret radiographs with the scope of practice of a dental hygienist and a dental therapist.

Participants are required to complete of a portfolio of 10 radiographs with the support of a dentist in the practice.

This training will meet criteria C of the GDC's Enhanced CPD requirements.

When is this course taking place?

June 22nd 2019 in London

Fees:

BSDHT & BADT Members: £100.00 inc vat (proof is required)

Non Members: £200.00 inc vat

Click here to book or login at www.jm-radiology.co.uk

 

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Occlusion Revealed

10 Jul 2019

£200 | 7 hours eCPD Weds' 10th July'19: 09:30 - 18:00 Full day

The dental hygienists/therapists are in the perfect position to screen for problems which may lead to occlusal OR temporomandibular disorders.

If you have little understanding of malocclusion/TMJ issues and cannot get your head around occlusion problems then this course is a must for you!

Put it into practice!

 
Be able to discuss with the patient the various treatments options available. Most importantly; Discuss your concerns pragmatically with the dentists.

Teaching methods

 
The hands-on program provides 8 hours of instruction and discussions.
This day is for qualified Dental Hygienists and Therapists.

Simply click on the link and book using Eventbrite

 

For more information on all our hygienist/therapist bespoke courses https://www.lds-dental-training.co.uk/hygienist-programme/

 

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BSDHT Eastern Regional Group Study Day - Autumn 2019

12 Oct 2019

Venue: Hallmark Hotel, Bar Hill, Cambridge CB23 8EU.

Speakers:


Online Bookings will close on Tuesday 1st October 2019. 

Please Note Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received in writing 2 weeks prior to the meeting taking place will incur a 25% administration charge. No refunds can be made after the Sat, 28th September 2019. Any Bookings Fees are also not transferable.

 

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Essential Implant Care Course

6 Nov 2019

A hands on course for Hygienists:

  • Successfully coach your patients to be confident in implant aftercare.
  • Be able to provide patients with implant cleaning techniques across a range of implant prostheses.
  • Practise cleaning patients' implants with assistance from Devonshire House Hygienists.

VENUE: Devonshire House Dental Practice, Cambridge

DATE: Wednesday 22nd May or 6th Nov 9am -2pm

CPD: 5 hours verifiable

COST: £175

Full details and online booking https://bit.ly/2CAmMIg

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Oral Health Conference (OHC 2019)

22 Nov 2019

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Oral Health Conference 2019

22 Nov 2019

The Oral Health Conference & Exhibition (OHC) is the BSDHT’s flagship member conference and the largest annual event for dental hygienists and dental therapists. Relevant to all - from students through to those in clinical practice - it will offer clinical education, Enhanced CPD hours, and provide a forum for members and others to hear from leading speakers and receive updates from the profession, as well as the chance to network with colleagues, experts, and industry.

 More details available soon!  


 

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