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This online interactive 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


7 December 2020 – 15 December 2020


6 days (Taught Remotely)

Physics: Monday 7th December - Friday 11th December 2020

Radiobiology: Tuesday 15th December 2020

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 physics assessment following the last tutorial on Friday morning


Electronic Certificate of Attendance

Venue and Location


Teaching takes place remotely over 6 days


The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre
Wirral, Merseyside Ch63 4JY
United Kingdom

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