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091506S Radiation Safety in Dentistry, 0.5-0.6 ECTS cr 
Code 091506S  Validity 01.08.2015 -
Name Radiation Safety in Dentistry  Abbreviation Radiation Safet 
Scope0.5-0.6 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline5402 Dentistry 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Dentistry 

Annina Sipola 

ECTS Credits 

1 ECTS credit

Language of instruction 



4th spring semester

Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the course, the student: knows appropriate radiation safety requirements and guidelines. Knows how to arrange quality assurance procedures for dental X-ray appliances. Student understands that the use of radiation is monitored to ensure the radiation exposure of patients and staff is as low as possible.


Radiation protection, radiation safety procedures in working environment, radiation use in dentistry

Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Face-to-face teaching

Target group 

4th year dental students

Recommended or required reading 

Materials published by STUK Radiation and Nucler Safety Authority in Finland

Assessment methods and criteria 

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.


Pass / fail

Person responsible 

University teacher Annina Sipola

Other information 

The course is statutory radiation protection education in dentist training.


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Säteilyturvallisuus hammaslääketieteessä  Course  0.5  Annina Sipola  05.05.22

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