Aim

This course aims to provide FRCR level teaching in line with current RCR guidance relating to physics and radiobiology

Target Audience

  • Consultant radiographers requiring FRCR level education in these topics
  • Ambitious radiographers who are supported by their host trust in developing their career towards consultant level practice

Date and Duration

Date/Time:

9 December 2019 – 13 December 2019

Duration:

5 days

Content and Certification

  • Electromagnetic radiation and particle interactions with tissue
  • MV and kV equipment and design of facilities
  • Radiation dosimetry, calibration and practical dose measurement
  •  Properties of MV radiation beams
  • Treatment planning
  •  Quality assurance in radiotherapy
  •  Radiation protection and legislation
  •  Brachytherapy
  •  Radiobiology including tumour biology and radiotherapy fractionation

 

In addition to the lecture series, there will be daily, 1 hour tutorial sessions.

There will be a short multiple choice question assessment following the last tutorial on Friday morning

 

Certificate of Attendance

Venue and Location

Venue:

Radiotherapy Collaboration Room

Location:

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre
Clatterbridge Road
Wirral, Merseyside CH63 4JY
United Kingdom

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Number of Places and Cost

Number of places:

18

Cost:

£300

Please note, accommodation and meals are NOT included in the cost

Contact and Application