Radiation Oncology Safety Course

Radiation Oncology Safety Course

A four-day theoretical and practical course facilitating participants to identify factors contributing to near incidents and incidents, the reporting, analysis and management of incidents and reducing incident occurrence

Participants

Health Professionals with an interest or involvement in risk management in oncology

Course Dates

2nd – 5th September, 2019

Course Venue

Discipline of Radiation Therapy, School of Medicine, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St. James’ Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland

Aims of the course

To explore the occurrence of incidents and near incidents in radiation oncology, methods of reporting, analysis and management and how incidents can be reduced in the future.

  • To heighten awareness of the occurrence of incidents and near incidents in radiotherapy
  • To achieve greater accuracy in radiotherapy through incident prevention
  • To encourage a culture of openness in relation to incidents

Learning outcomes

  • To give participants the tools and understanding of how to minimise the risk of incidents occurring
  • To ensure best practices in risk management aiming to enhance safety in radiotherapy
  • To enable international collaboration in incident reporting and encourage a culture of reporting incidents

Course fees

Includes course notes, lunches, tea and coffee and course dinner: 

Early registration (before 15th June 2019): € 600
Late registration: € 700
Two or more participants from the same centre discount €50 for second or subsequent participants

Contact

For further information contact: Adjunct Professor Mary Coffey, Discipline of Radiation Therapy, School of Medicine, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St. James’ Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland.
Tel:  00 353 868599543 Fax: 00 353 1 8963246
Email:  mcoffey@tcd.ie

Course lecturers

Mary Coffey
Adjunct Associate Professor,
Discipline of Radiation Therapy, Trinity Centre for Health Science,
St. James’ Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland

Petra Reijnders-Thijssen M.A.
Manager, Quality and Patient Safety
MAASTRO Clinic, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Geoff Delaney, MBBS, MD, PhD, FRANZCR
Professor and Director of Cancer Services, South Western Sydney Local Health District, Australia.

Todd Pawlicki, PhD
Professor and Vice-Chair of Medical Physics
Division Director
Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Science,
University of California, San Diego
U.S.A

Tommy Knoos PH.D.
Professor, Medical Physics,
Skane University Hospital and Lund University, Sweden
tommy.knoos@med.lu.se

Programma Radiation Oncology Safety Course:

http://www.prisma-rt.nl/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/ROSEIS-programme-2019-final.pdf

Inschrijfformulier:

http://www.prisma-rt.nl/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/FlyerROSEIS2019endorsed-course.pdf


Jesse Clarijs

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