CBCT Course for Referrers – Two Day Masterclass

28 Jun 2019, 08:30
Cavendish Imaging Harley Street
12.5 Verifiable CPD Hour(s)
£800 basic cost, £700 for current referrers*

We are now taking registrations for our brand new two-day CBCT masterclass.

It is now mandatory for those who refer for Dental CBCT scans to complete a level one CBCT training course. Those who wish to report on CBCT scans will need to complete a Level Two course.

We have listened to your feedback and have made our highly sought after CBCT Course for referrers accessible on a more frequent basis and are offering a quicker completion time. In only 2 days you will have covered all the requirements for Level One and Level Two Training.

Course Aims

-Describe what CBCT scans are, how they work and their role in diagnosis and treatment planning
-Discuss the differences between 2D and 3D imaging including comparative doses for CBCT and other dental examinations
-Explain the risks of CBCT and describe how to minimise radiation risks to the patient
-The biological effects of radiation and doses relevant to CBCT
-Risks/benefits of radiation doses relevant to CBCT
-Factors affecting CBCT radiation dose, CBCT image quality versus radiation dose
-How changing machine settings affects CBCT image quality and x-ray quantity
-Discuss the responsibilities of a CBCT referrer with regard to clinical information for justification purposes
-Patient selection: pregnancy, potential pregnancy, infants and children
-Data protection, patient confidentiality and the exchange of information
-Explain why guidelines are important and have an understanding of a dentist’s legal and ethical responsibilities in their various roles of being Referrer, Practitioner and Operator
-Explain what clinical and disease conditions would and would not benefit from CBCT imaging (selection criteria)
-Recognise normal anatomy of the teeth and supporting structures
-Identify the more common imaging artefacts
-Discuss who should provide a radiological report
-What a radiology report should include and how it can affect the treatment plan.
-Look at various CBCT datasets on a variety of clinical applications
-Recognise artefacts that may occur in CBCT images and how this can happen
-Identify “normal” anatomy of the maxilla and mandible
-Recognise important diseases affecting the dento-alveolar regions
-Describe radiological signs of disease, including malignancy
-Use radiological terminology to define abnormalities
-Produce CBCT interpretation reports for the dento-alveolar regions
-Know when to refer cases for a second opinion.