Radiology Certification Course with Clinical Session I
Boston, MA • February 8, 2019, 9:00 AM - February 9, 2019, 11:00 AM

Prerequisites: This is not an introductory course. The applicant should have a working knowledge of dental X-ray machines and their use. Applicants should also be familiar with dental radiology-related concepts and terminology.

The lecture session includes:

• X-ray properties and the generation of X-rays

• Radiation protection

• Radiation biology

• Darkroom procedures

• Intra-oral radiographic techniques using film and digital sensors

• Technique/processing errors and troubleshooting using film and digital sensors

• Film-based and digital extra-oral radiography and panoramic radiography

• Direct digital radiography for dentistry

The clinical session includes:

• Written examination

• Demonstration of intra-oral techniques

• Practical exercise using digital sensors on phantoms

• Demonstration of development and review of films

Participants will also be asked to complete a homework assignment in advance of their clinical session, which will be sent out in advance of the course start date.

Mandatory Lecture:

Date: Friday, February 8, 2018

9:00 am–5:00 pm

Choice of One: Clinical Session I, II, or III

PLEASE NOTE: NH CANDIDATES SHOULD ENROLL IN SESSION III. Extended hours are designed to meet NH requirements.

Options:

Session I: February 9 (8:00 am-11:00 am)

Session II: February 9 (11:00 am-2:00 pm)

Session III: February 10 (8:00 am-2:00 pm)

Location/Venue
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
One Kneeland Street
Boston, MA 02111
Ticket Packages
Click below to register online or call 267-291-1150 to register over the telephone.
Package Cost Register
Admission
$250.00
Course Information
Prerequisites: This is not an introductory course. The applicant should have a working knowledge of dental X-ray machines and their use. Applicants should also be familiar with dental radiology-related concepts and terminology. 

The lecture session includes:

• X-ray properties and the generation of X-rays

• Radiation protection

• Radiation biology

• Darkroom procedures

• Intra-oral radiographic techniques using film and digital sensors

• Technique/processing errors and troubleshooting using film and digital sensors

• Film-based and digital extra-oral radiography and panoramic radiography

• Direct digital radiography for dentistry

The clinical session includes:

• Written examination

• Demonstration of intra-oral techniques

• Practical exercise using digital sensors on phantoms

• Demonstration of development and review of films

Participants will also be asked to complete a homework assignment in advance of their clinical session, which will be sent out in advance of the course start date.

Mandatory Lecture:

Date: Friday, February 8, 2018

9:00 am–5:00 pm

Choice of One: Clinical Session I, II, or III

PLEASE NOTE: NH CANDIDATES SHOULD ENROLL IN SESSION III. Extended hours are designed to meet NH requirements.

Options:

Session I: February 9 (8:00 am-11:00 am)

Session II: February 9 (11:00 am-2:00 pm)

Session III: February 10 (8:00 am-2:00 pm)

Tuition: $250 (includes continental breakfast only)

Credit: 12 Hours (Sessions I and II)—Participation

16 Hours (Session III) — Participation

Please note: Course participants are advised that due to the technical language used in both the written and clinical exams, proficiency in English is strongly recommended. Registration is available on a first come, first served basis.

This course meets the requirements of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Dentistry. Session III participants may also meet the requirements for the state of New Hampshire, but are also required to take and pass the DANB examination. Participants are advised to check with their individual state board requirements.

Lodging Information
The hotels listed below are within walking distance of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and offer a Tufts rate to program participants. Because rates vary depending on availability, please book your room early.

Courtyard by Marriott
Boston Tremont
275 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116
Reservations: 800.321.2211
Phone: 617.426.1400
Fax: 617.482.6730
www.CourtyardBostonTremont.com

The DoubleTree Hotel
821 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: 617.956.7900
Fax: 617.956.7901
www.hiltonfamilyboston.com/downtown

The W Hotel Boston
100 Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617.261.8700
Fax: 617.310.6730
www.WHotels.com/boston
Speaker Information
AUDREY J. FURKART, D.M.D., M.S. Former Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology; Former Radiation Safety Officer, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

RICHARD W. SHEA, D.M.D. Former Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Private Practice, West Roxbury, MA

BRIAN M. SHEA, D.M.D. Former Clinical Instructor, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Private Practice, West Roxbury, MA

MICHAEL PUTT, D.M.D. Adjunct Instructor, Department of Comprehensive Care, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Private Practice, Wayland, MA

BRENDAN GOUIN, D.M.D. Adjunct Instructor, Department of Comprehensive Care, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Private Practice, Charlestown, RI
Credit Information
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 12.0 continuing education credits.

 
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. Approval Date12/15-11/19. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit house by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at ADA.org/goto/cerp. 
Cancellation Policy
The Division of Continuing Education reserves the right to end registration when enrollment limit is reached and to cancel, modify, or alter content or faculty for any course if circumstances indicate the need for such a change. If the school finds it necessary to cancel a course, a full refund will be granted. All attempts to contact registrants will be made as soon as possible in the event of a course cancellation. The school will not be held responsible for any losses due to travel arrangements made by the registrant.

In the event of inclement weather (such as a snow emergency) or other extenuating circumstances, the Division of Continuing Education may be forced to cancel a course. If a course has been cancelled, we will contact participants by the phone number and/or email address provided. You may call or email our office on the day of the course if you are uncertain of a course’s status.

Refunds

Full tuition refund or credit will be given for cancellations received at least two weeks prior to course date. Refunds or tuition credit will not be issued for participant no-shows.
12.0 CEU's for $250
Registration Information
Surgical experience is not required to attend this course.
Target Audiences
GPs, Specialists