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1306 Digital Radiography: Moving from Film-Based to Digital Imaging (AGD 165)

1306 Digital Radiography: Moving from Film-Based to Digital Imaging (AGD 165)

1306 Digital Radiography: Moving from Film-Based to Digital Imaging (AGD 165)

GAIL F. WILLIAMSON, RDH, MS
GAIL F. WILLIAMSON, RDH, MS
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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$63.00 $ 63.00 $ 63.00

$ 63.00 $ 63.00 $ 63.00
$ 63.00 $ 63.00 $ 63.00
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Launch date: 14 Aug 2016

Expiry Date: 31 May 2018

Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

Reference: 164769

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

The latest advancement in dental radiography is the use of digital technology in recording dental structures. Information included in this course provides the clinician with a basic understanding of digital imaging technology, necessary equipment, digital imaging receptors, imaging technique, acquisition, enhancement, transfer, and storage. Comparisons with film–based imaging as well as the diagnostic utility of digital images are discussed.

Objectives

After completing this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
list the basic components of a digital imaging system.
Objective 2:
outline the advantages and disadvantages of digital imaging as compared to film-based imaging.
Objective 3:
explain the difference between analog and digital data.
Objective 4:
differentiate between direct and indirect digital imaging.
Objective 5:
compare and contrast digital imaging receptors.
Objective 6:
discuss the basic infection control requirements for intraoral digital receptors.
Objective 7:
describe the procedure used to acquire and store a digital image.
Objective 8:
discuss the digital applications for extraoral digital imaging.
Objective 9:
describe the enhancement features available with digital imaging systems.
Objective 10:
list common errors that occur in digital imaging.
Objective 11:
discuss the importance of Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine Standard (DICOM) in digital imaging.
GAIL F. WILLIAMSON, RDH, MS

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GAIL F. WILLIAMSON, RDH, MS
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Gail F. Williamson is a Professor of Dental Diagnostic Sciences in the Department of Oral Pathology, Medicine and Radiology at Indiana University School of Dentistry in Indianapolis, Indiana. She received an A.S. in Dental Hygiene, a B.S. in Allied Health and a M.S. in Education from Indiana University. A veteran teacher, Prof. Williamson has received numerous awards for teaching excellence. She is a published author and presents numerous continuing education courses on Oral Maxillofacial Radiology on the national, regional, state and local levels.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 4.00 Hours -
    Reference number: AGD 165

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