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Dental CBCT IR(ME)R referrer training- 3 HOURS CPD


Saturday, 29 October 2016 from 15:30 to 18:30 (BST)

Dental CBCT IR(ME)R referrer training- 3 HOURS CPD

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Dental CBCT IR(ME)R referrer training

Number of CPD hours: Verifiable 3 Hours CPD


This course will cover all aspects of CBCT IR(ME)R Referrer training as per the BSDMFR curriculum in line of the current guidelines of the HPA-CRCE-010 and the Radiation Protection 172


The participants at the end of course will fulfil the GDC requirements of the IR(ME)R referrer training for CBCT.

Why should you come?

Cone beam CT (CBCT) is a relatively new imaging modality, which is now widely available to dentists for examining hard tissues in the dental and maxillofacial regions. CBCT gives a three-dimensional depiction of anatomy and pathology, which is similar to medical CT and uses doses generally higher than those used in conventional dental imaging. The British Society of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology recognizes that dentists receive training in two-dimensional dental imaging as undergraduates, but most of them have received little or no training in the application and interpretation of cross-sectional three-dimensional imaging. 

They make recommendations for further training of dentists in the U.K. who intend to be involved in any aspect of CBCT imaging. This Course's training is intended to train dentists who prescribe/refer for  CBCT imaging, such that they may request appropriately and understand the resultant reported images.


Dr J Makdissi

Dr J Makdissi better known as Jimmy qualified in 1993 with DDS and completed a postgraduate diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1995. He completed his Master of Medical Sciences degree (MMedSc) in Oral Surgery in 1996 from Queen's University in Belfast. 

He then worked as a Senior House Officer in Leeds, Belfast and Cork. During this time, he obtained his Fellowship of Dental Surgery (FDSRCS) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1999. 

Jimmy joined Guy's Hospital in 2000 as a specialist registrar in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology where he spent 4 years after which he obtained his Diploma of Dental Radiology from the Royal College of Radiologists (DDR RCR) and was awarded his certificate of completion of specialist training (CCST) in 2004. 

Subsequently, he joined Queen Mary School of Medicine and Dentistry and Barts and the London NHS Trust where he has been working as Senior Lecturer/Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. 

Jimmy delivers a number of lectures, seminars and practical classes to undergraduate BDS students, contributes to the design of the In Course Assessment and writes exam questions. He supervises Selective Study Modules for undergraduate BDS students, delivers didactic and clinical teaching to postgraduate students in many disciplines, senior house officers and medical and dental Specialist Registrars. 

He served on the education committee of the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology which published its report on undergraduate education in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology in the Journal of DentoMaxillofacial Radiology. 

He has been an invited speaker on number of national conferences (British Dental
Association, British Association of Oral Surgery and British Association of Dental Therapists) and international conferences (Australia: The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Pakistan: Asia Pacific Dental Congress and Hungary: International Association of Head and Neck Radiology). 

He publishes in many scientific journals and a list of his publications is available on the PubMed website.

Do you have questions about Dental CBCT IR(ME)R referrer training- 3 HOURS CPD? Contact JERSEY DENTAL EVENTS

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Lecture Room
Jersey General Hospital
Newgate Street
JE2 3QR St. Helier

Saturday, 29 October 2016 from 15:30 to 18:30 (BST)

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