Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS) Course for Dental Nurses


Course date:     Monday 17th July 2023

Time:                 1.00pm -5.00pm

Course fee:       £120

This course is provided online via Teams and is interactive. Camera and microphone are mandatory.


Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS) Course for Dental Nurses

This 4 hour programme is available for dental nurses who hold a recognised certificate in dental radiography and wish to become a Radiation Protection Supervisor within their dental workplace.

The course meets the requirements of the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017, CGDent guidance as provided in the Guidance Notes for Dental Practitioners on the Safe Use of X Ray Equipment 2020 and also RPS training as stipulated by UKHSA.


Course content:

  • The requirements of IRR(2017) and IR(ME)R (2017)
  • Radiation Protection, Principles and Procedures
  • Local Rules and Contingency Plans
  • Designation and Management of the Controlled Area
  • Audits and Records