Dentists are obliged to undergo regular and appropriate radiation protection training to increase their awareness and understanding of relevant national legislation.
Training should provide up to date information on current legislation and statutory guidance for the tasks performed by dentists to ensure their safety and that of their patients, colleagues, and members of the public.
This mandated training is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Health Information & Quality Authority (HIQA), the Dental Council, and the Health & Safety Authority (HSA). A record of attendance at this core CPD subject should be maintained for at least 5 years.
CPD Points Awarded: 0.5