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Introduction

Radiographic Techniques for the Pediatric Patient

COURSE NUMBER: 63

Steven Schwartz, DDS; Jayakumar Jayaraman, BDS, MDS, FDSRCS, MS, PhD

Credit Hours:

2 Hour(s)

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The purpose of the Radiographic Techniques for the Pediatric Patient course is to provide information on the guidelines for radiographic exposure with emphasis on the reduction of ionizing radiation and innovative techniques that are helpfu...

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Overview

The purpose of the Radiographic Techniques for the Pediatric Patient course is to provide information on the guidelines for radiographic exposure with emphasis on the reduction of ionizing radiation and innovative techniques that are helpful in conducting radiographic examinations for the pediatric patient. Furthermore, this topic will provide suggestions for communicating with patients and parents about radiation safety and the importance of radiographs in diagnosis and treatment planning.


Syllabus: Dental Radiology

The information in this 12-module syllabus is intended (1) to meet elements of initial educational/training requirements for Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, and Dental Assistant Students related to dental radiography; (2) to provide a framework for an in-service training program in oral healthcare settings to meet annual educational/training requirements as mandated by federal, state, local and professional organizations; and (3) to serve as a resource for oral healthcare personnel wishing to review evidence-based information on specific topics related to dental radiography. A PDF is available for each module that may serve as a convenient resource.

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  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Sep 15, 2004

  • Last Revision Date:

    Dec 16, 2021

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Dec 15, 2024

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    731, 430

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Discuss with patients and parents about radiation safety and the importance of radiographs in diagnosis and treatment planning.
  • Understand guidelines for radiographic exposure for young patients with emphasis on reduction of ionizing radiation.
  • Use innovative techniques for conducting radiographic examinations for the pediatric patient.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

Note:  Registration is required to take test.

Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Jayakumar Jayaraman reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course. He has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Dr. Schwartz was a member of the dentalcare.com Advisory Board.
Steven Schwartz

Steven Schwartz

DDS

The P&G team wishes to express its sadness over the loss of our colleague and friend, Dr. Steven Schwartz, who passed away on October 25, 2018. He was a tremendous help on impacting thousands of dental professionals through CE, making dental...

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jayakumar-jayaraman

Jayakumar Jayaraman

BDS, MDS, FDSRCS, MS, PhD

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