Dentists are required to provide patients with information relating to the benefits and risks associated with radiation dose from medical exposures prior to the procedure being carried out.
This obligation is set out in S.I. 256 (2018) Regulation 8: Justification of Medical Exposures.
Compliance with this regulation is assessed by the Health Information & Quality Authority (HIQA). Additional guidance is provided by the Dental Council in the Code of Practice relating to: Professional Behaviour and Ethical Conduct.
A record of attendance at this core CPD subject should be maintained for at least 5 years.
CPD Points Awarded: 0.3