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AHL 826 - Radiation Safety Update

.9 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This course is not for Credit(s).

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about dental radiology in order to renew a radiology technician certification. The student will receive an update on safety and technological advances related to the placement and exposure of dental radiographs. Topics to be covered include patient safety, operator safety, the fundamental principles of radiography, and safety.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. define the process of ionizing radiation and its use through x-rays to produce diagnostic radiographs;
2. use proper safety techniques to protect patients and office personnel from exposure to radiation during x-ray procedures; and
3. define and implement quality assurance procedures in oral radiography.

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