2 days course for radioprotection certification in dentistry. 3-4/09/2018

This two days course complies with the legally set training hours and course material, and subsequent evaluation.
DG 3 - Beeldvorming orofaciale regio
€ 420,00 
Prijs LUTV-leden: 
€ 380,00 
De registratie-periode voor deze cursus is voorbij.
Prof. Reinhilde Jacobs, UZ/KU Leuven, OMFS-IMPATH
Cursus type: 
maandag, 3 september, 2018 - 09:00 tot dinsdag, 4 september, 2018 - 18:00
Venue: aula Wolfspoort
Schapenstraat 34
Huis Bethlehem
3000 Leuven
Course lunch details: 
Lunches included
Contact persoon: 
Anne Gaspar
Contact email: 
Contact telefoon: 
016337557 (not on Fridays)
obtained: 80 units in domain 3

Programme Monday, September 3, 2018

9.00-10.30 Ionising radiation: physical interactions and associated risks

10.30 coffee break

10.50-12.20 Dental X-ray imaging: a focus on technology, image quality and dose

12.20-13.20 Lunch

13.20-14.50 Patient and staff dosimetry in dental X-ray imaging

14.50 coffee break

15.10-16.40 European guidelines and Belgian regulations on medical use of ionizing radiation

16.40-18.00 Evaluation of the presented course material


Programme Tuesday, September 4, 2018

9.00-10.30 Ionising radiation in the dental practice: where are the dangers?

10.30 coffee break

10.50-12.20 Radioprotection in the dental practice: how to organize the practice?

12.20-13.20 Lunch

13.20-14.50 Radioprotection in the dental practice: staff protection

14.50 coffee break

15.10-16.40 Radioprotection in the dental practice: patient protection

16.40-18.00 Evaluation of the presented course material (certification examination)


The lecturers are Prof. Klaus Bacher (University Gent) and Prof. Reinhilde Jacobs (University Leuven)


Klaus Bacher is a civil engineer in physics and master in biomedical and clinical engineering. He is medical physics expert in the disciplines of radiology and nuclear medicine, recognized by the FANC. In 2006 he obtained his PhD in medical physics. Currently, he is professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the Ghent University and visiting professor at the University of Liège. He is lecturing medical imaging, medical physics and dosimetry courses. His research interests mainly focus on dose-image quality assessments of new diagnostic imaging modalities. He is (co)author of more than 40 publications in peer-reviewed journals.


Reinhilde Jacobs is dentist, Doctor in Dental Sciences (PhD University of Leuven), periodontologist (KU Leuven) and Master in Dental Radiology (University of London). She is full professor at the University of Leuven and visiting professor at the Dalian Medical University (China). R. Jacobs is heading the omfs impath research group of the KU Leuven. She is European Director of the International Association of DentoMaxilloFacial Radiology, past president of the European Academy of DentoMaxilloFacial Radiology and EAO board member. She is associate editor of Clinical Oral Investigations, European Journal of Oral Implantology, and Oral Radiology. In 2013, she received a Dr Honoris Causa at the "Iuliu Hatieganu" University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Cluj-Napoca.