GIF Annual CPD Membership
What is the Annual CPD Membership?

Are you a dental professional looking to gain access to a comprehensive suite of online training material? Are you looking to complete your CPD?

Our Annual Membership offers you all of that and more.

Get access to more than 55 online, verifiable CPD courses plus future course releases and new training material.

  • Automatic enrolment on all our online courses.
  • Highest-quality online dental training material.
  • All courses are written and reviewed by industry experts.
  • Certificates awarded upon completion of each course.
  • Achievements stored in your online account.
  • Annual subscription renews automatically (but don’t worry, we’ll give you a nudge two weeks before to remind you).

This course and many others are included! Click here to find out more.


Radiology and Radiation Protection Module 2


This online, verifiable CPD course is aimed at dental professionals looking to fulfil their GDC requirements in Radiology and Radiation Protection. Meets Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 (IRR17) and Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 (IRMER17).

Module 2 covers the roles and responsibilities of the various duty holders in radiology and explains the concept of entitlement and its practical application. It also explains the differing roles of the Radiation Protection Advisor (RPA) and the Medical Physics Expert (MPE). There is a discussion of the controlled area and the local rules surrounding that, along with an introduction to the Radiation Protection File.

This course is suitable for the whole dental team.

Course duration: 1 hour.

Radiology and Radiation Protection Module 2

Course Aim:

This course aims to provide dental professionals with an understanding of the differing roles and responsibilities under the radiology regulations IRR17 and IRMER17.

You should be able to recognise the need for a ‘Controlled Area’ and the Local Rules surrounding it and be familiar with the recommendations for the radiation protection file.


Learning Objectives

The objective of this e-learning course is to provide dental professionals with:

    • Awareness of the roles required for radiation protection in a dental practice:
      • Employer
      • Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS)
      • IRMER Practitioner
      • Referrer
      • Operator
      • Radiation Protection Advisor (RPA)
      • Medical Physics Expert (MPE)
    • An understanding of the entitlement of the Duty Holder.
    • Familiarisation with the designated Controlled Area.
    • An understanding of what Local Rules are and what they should contain.
    • Knowledge in setting up a radiation protection file and maintaining it.


GDC Development Outcomes: C, D

This course provides 60 minutes of ECPD.

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