Two days course for radioprotection certification in dentistry. Jan. 6 &7, 2020

FANC/AFCN accredited course
DG 3 - Beeldvorming orofaciale regio
€ 460,00 
Prijs LUTV-leden: 
€ 410,00 
Prof. Reinhilde Jacobs, UZ/KU Leuven, Oral imaging
Cursus type: 
maandag, 6 januari, 2020 - 09:30 tot dinsdag, 7 januari, 2020 - 18:00
venue will be confirmed later
Contact persoon: 
Anne Gaspar
Contact email: 
Contact telefoon: 
016 33 75 57 (not on Fridays)
accreditation requested, 40 units in Radiology per day

This two days course complies with the legally set training hours and course material and subsequent evaluation. After both days of successful attendance, you may obtain a basic certificate, allowing to request a FANC/AFCN license for use of basic dental radiology in practice.  

Monday January 6, 2020

09.00-10.30 Ionising radiation: physical interactions and associated risks

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

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

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


Tuesday January 7, 2020

09.00-10.30 Ionising radiation in the dental practice: where are the dangers?

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

13.20-14.50 Radioprotection in the dental practice: staff protection

15.10-16.40 Radioprotection in the dental practice: patient protection

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



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 prof.essor at the University of Leuven and visiting prof.essor 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.

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 prof.essor at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the Ghent University and visiting prof.essor 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.