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Radiation Protection Training Course

June 15 @ 8:00 am - June 19 @ 5:00 pm IST

The course will provide the theoretical background and training necessary for the radiological protection requirements of both ionising and non-ionising radiations used in hospitals.

The main four-day module covers the following subject areas: radiation risks, dosimetry, biological effects, instrumentation, legislation, transport, emergencies, and safe practice in the medical uses of ionising radiations.

As well as lectures, there will be small, informal workshop sessions which will provide for a range of interests. An optional fifth day will be run on radiation protection issues around the medical use of non-ionising radiations.

The course is at a level suitable for hospital physicists working in the field of radiation protection or those who want to expand their knowledge in this field. It is particularly suitable for those who wish to become Radiation Protection Advisers (RPA) and covers the Basic Underpinning Knowledge (Basic Syllabus) as set out in Annex 3 of the HSE statement on Radiation Protection Advisers.

The course is accredited within the IPEM CPD scheme.

A comprehensive course booklet and a certificate of attendanceĀ are provided. Those wishing to use the course towards RPA certification can sit an optional marked short exam.

Applications from abroad are welcome.


Institute of Cancer Research, London
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust


Education and Conference Centre, The Royal Marsden
Education and Conference Centre, The Royal Marsden, Stewart's Grove
London, SW3 SJJ United Kingdom
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