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This course is FREE to ESR members (If you need to renew or apply for ESR membership for 2022, please click here).

On-demand access will be available through the ESR’s Premium Educational Package after ECR 2022. The course will be run on the ESR Connect platform.

CME accreditation

1 CME credit is available per webinar.

EuroSafe Imaging Webinar Programme

Introduction to Radiation Protection in CT: Registration 

Tuesday 18th January 2022 from 18:00 to 19:15

General description, scope and objectives of this webinar The programme of this webinar will cover CT dose descriptors, dose reduction tools, optimisation principles and dose reporting. It is aimed at radiologists, radiographers, and medical physicists who want to improve their skills in:

  • Radiation protection and optimisation in CT
  • Understanding the use of dose descriptors in CT

After watching the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • To understand the importance of radiation protection and optimisation in CT
  • To review CT dose descriptors and their use in CT dose reporting
  • To understand current CT scanner-based tools for optimising patient dose and their implementation into radiology reports

The webinar includes presentations from medical experts (one presentation will be delivered by a radiologist, one by a radiographer and one by a medical physicist), online assessments, and a live Q&A discussion (based on audience questions). Duration 75 minutes

 

Speakers: Mika Kortesiemi, Bo Mussmann, and Mehmet Ruhi Onur Host: Prof. Deniz Akata Course Director: Prof. Deniz Akata

 

Detailed programme

  • Introduction by Prof. Deniz Akata (2 min)
  • 1st Presentation on CT dose descriptors by Mika Kortesniemi (15 min)
  • 2nd Presentation on CT dose reduction tools by Bo Mussmann (15 min)
  • 3rd Presentation on CT optimisation principles by Mika Kortesniemi (15 min)
  • 4th Presentation on CT dose reporting by Mehmet Ruhi Onur (10 min)
  • Live Q&A from the audience, moderated by Prof. Deniz Akata (15 min)
  • Conclusion and key messages by Prof. Deniz Akata (3 min)
  • MCQ assessment

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Abdominal CT: Registration

Tuesday 25th January 2022 from 18:00 to 19:15

General description, scope and objectives of this webinar The programme of this webinar will cover dose reduction strategies, optimal clinical protocols and DRLs based on clinical indications in abdominal CT. It is aimed at radiologists, radiographers, and medical physicists who want to improve their skills in:

  • Radiation protection and optimisation in abdominal CT
  • Understanding and applying optimal CT protocols and DRLs in abdominal CT

After watching the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • To understand key dose reduction strategies for abdominal CT examinations
  • To become familiar with optimal CT protocols for common clinical indications
  • To understand the utility of using DRLs based in clinical indications for abdominal CT

The webinar includes presentations from medical experts (one presentation will be delivered by a radiologist, one by a radiographer and one by a medical physicist), online assessments, and a live Q&A discussion (based on audience questions). Duration 75 minutes.

 

Speakers: Frank Zarb, Ali Devrim Karaosmanoglu and Hugues Brat Host: Prof. Deniz Akata Course Director: Prof. Deniz Akata

 

Detailed programme

  • Introduction by Prof. Deniz Akata (2 min)
  • 1st Presentation on dose reduction strategies by Frank Zarb (20 min)
  • 2nd Presentation on optimal clinical protocols by Ali Devrim Karaosmanoglu (20 min)
  • 3rd Presentation on DRLs based on clinical indications by Hugues Brat (15 min)
  • Live Q&A from the audience, moderated by Prof. Deniz Akata (15 min)
  • Conclusion and key messages by Prof. Deniz Akata (3 min)
  • MCQ assessment

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Chest CT: Registration

Tuesday 8th February 2022 from 18:00 to 19:15

General description, scope and objectives of this webinar The programme of this webinar will cover dose reduction strategies, optimal clinical protocols and DRLs based on clinical indications in chest CT. It is aimed at radiologists, radiographers, and medical physicists who want to improve their skills in:

  • Radiation protection and optimisation in chest CT
  • Understanding and applying optimal CT protocols and DRLs in chest CT

After watching the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • To learn the effects of CT acquisition parameters on chest CT radiation dose and image quality.
  • To understand key dose reduction strategies for chest CT examinations
  • To become familiar with optimal CT protocols for common clinical indications
  • To understand the utility of using DRLs based in clinical indications for chest CT

The webinar includes presentations from medical experts (one presentation will be delivered by a radiologist, one by a radiographer and one by a medical physicist), online assessments, and a live Q&A discussion (based on audience questions). Duration 75 minutes.

 

Speakers: Stephan McNulty, Marie-Pierre Revel and Daniela Origgi Host: Prof. Graciano Paulo Course Director: Prof. Deniz Akata

 

Detailed programme

  • Introduction by Prof. Graciano Paulo (2 min)
  • 1st Presentation on dose reduction strategies by Stephen McNulty (20 min)
  • 2nd Presentation on optimal clinical protocols by Marie-Pierre Revel (20 min)
  • 3rd Presentation on DRLs based on clinical indications by Daniela Origgi (15 min)
  • Live Q&A from the audience, moderated by Prof. Graciano Paulo (15 min)
  • Conclusion and key messages by Prof. Graciano Paulo (3 min)
  • MCQ assessment

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Cardiovascular CT: Registration

Tuesday 22nd February 2022 from 18:00 to 19:15

General description, scope and objectives of this webinar The programme of this webinar will cover dose reduction strategies, optimal clinical protocols and DRLs based on clinical indications in cardiovascular CT. It is aimed at radiologists, radiographers, and medical physicists who want to improve their skills in:

  • Radiation protection and optimisation in cardiovascular CT
  • Understanding and applying optimal CT protocols and DRLs in cardiovascular CT

After watching the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • To understand key dose reduction strategies for cardiovascular CT examinations
  • To become familiar with optimal CT protocols for common clinical indications
  • To understand the utility of using DRLs based in clinical indications for cardiovascular CT

The webinar includes presentations from medical experts (one presentation will be delivered by a radiologist, one by a radiographer and one by a medical physicist), online assessments, and a live Q&A discussion (based on audience questions). Duration 75 minutes.

 

Speakers: Svea Deppe Mørup, Simona Manole and 1 additional speaker TBC Host: Prof. Shane Foley Course Director: Prof. Deniz Akata

 

Detailed programme

  • Introduction by Prof. Shane Foley (2 min)
  • 1st Presentation on dose reduction strategies by Svea Deppe Mørup (20 min)
  • 2nd Presentation on optimal clinical protocols by Simona Manole (20 min)
  • 3rd Presentation on DRLs based on clinical indications by speaker TBC (15 min)
  • Live Q&A from the audience, moderated by Prof. Shane Foley (15 min)
  • Conclusion and key messages by Prof. Shane Foley (3 min)
  • MCQ assessment

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Head CT: Registration

Tuesday 8th March 2022 from 18:00 to 19:15

General description, scope and objectives of this webinar The programme of this webinar will cover dose reduction strategies, optimal clinical protocols and DRLs based on clinical indications in head CT. It is aimed at radiologists, radiographers, and medical physicists who want to improve their skills in:

  • Radiation protection and optimisation in head CT
  • Understanding and applying optimal CT protocols and DRLs in head CT

After watching the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • To understand key dose reduction strategies for CT head procedures
  • To evaluate the impact of different scanning protocols in head CT
  • To become familiar with optimal CT protocols for common clinical indications
  • To understand the utility of using DRLs based in clinical indications for head CT

The webinar includes presentations from medical experts (one presentation will be delivered by a radiologist, one by a radiographer and one by a medical physicist), online assessments, and a live Q&A discussion (based on audience questions). Duration 75 minutes.

 

Speakers: Joana Santos, Gerlig Widmann, and John Damilakis Host: Prof. TBC Course Director: Prof. Deniz Akata

 

Detailed programme

  • Introduction by Prof. TBC (2 min)
  • 1st Presentation on dose reduction strategies by Joana Santos (20 min)
  • 2nd Presentation on optimal clinical protocols by Gerlig Widmann (20 min)
  • 3rd Presentation on DRLs based on clinical indications by John Damilakis (15 min)
  • Live Q&A from the audience, moderated by Prof. TBC (15 min)
  • Conclusion and key messages by Prof. TBC (3 min)
  • MCQ assessment

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Introduction to Radiation Protection in Interventional Radiology: Registration

Tuesday 22nd March 2022 from 18:00 to 19:15

General description, scope and objectives of this webinar The programme of this webinar will cover dose descriptors, dose reporting, dose reduction tools and optimisation principles in FGI. It is aimed at radiologists, radiographers, and medical physicists who want to improve their skills in:

  • Radiation protection and optimisation in interventional radiology
  • Understanding the use of dose descriptors in fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures

After watching the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • To understand the importance of radiation protection and optimisation in IR
  • To review IR dose descriptors and their use in FGI dose reporting
  • To understand current IR technology tools for optimisation patient dose

The webinar includes presentations from medical experts (one presentation will be delivered by a radiologist, one by a radiographer and one by a medical physicist), online assessments, and a live Q&A discussion (based on audience questions). Duration 75 minutes.

 

Speakers: John Damilakis, Levent Oguzkurt and Alexander Schegerer Host: Prof. Graciano Paulo Course Director: Prof. Deniz Akata

 

Detailed programme

  • Introduction by Prof. Graciano Paulo (2 min)
  • 1st Presentation on FGI Dose descriptors and dose reporting by John Damilakis (20 min)
  • 2nd Presentation on FGI dose reduction tools by Levent Oguzkurt (20 min)
  • 3rd Presentation on FGI optimisation principles by Alexander Schegerer (15 min)
  • Live Q&A from the audience, moderated by Prof. Graciano Paulo (15 min)
  • Conclusion and key messages by Prof. Graciano Paulo (3 min)
  • MCQ assessment

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Radiation Protection of Staff in FGI: Registration

Tuesday 12 April 2022 from 18:00 to 19:15

General description, scope and objectives of this webinar The programme of this webinar will cover legal aspects of occupational exposure, strategies to reduce occupational exposure, personal dose monitoring, aspects about pregnancy in FGI. It is aimed at radiologists, radiographers, and medical physicists who want to improve their skills in:

  • Radiation protection and occupational dose reduction for staff in fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures
  • Personal dose monitoring
  • Protection of pregnant workers

After watching the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • To become familiar with legal responsibilities related to staff radiation exposure
  • To review optimal strategies for occupational dose reduction
  • To consider the importance of optimal personal dose monitoring in IR
  • To understand the important aspects to consider regarding the protection of pregnant workers

The webinar includes presentations from medical experts (one presentation will be delivered by a radiologist, one by a radiographer and one by a medical physicist), online assessments, and a live Q&A discussion (based on audience questions). Duration 75 minutes.

 

Speakers: Eliseo Vano, Jose Binghay, Paddy Gilligan, Hilde Bosmans and Niki Bergans Host: Prof. TBC Course Director: Prof. Deniz Akata

 

Detailed programme

  • Introduction by Prof. TBC (2 min)
  • 1st Presentation on legal aspects of occupational exposure by Eliseo Vano (10 min)
  • 2nd Presentation on strategies to reduce occupational exposure by Jose Binghay (15 min)
  • 3rd Presentation on personal dose monitoring by Paddy Gilligan (15 min)
  • 4th Presentation on aspects about pregnancy and FGI by Hilde Bosmans and Niki Bergans (15 min)
  • Live Q&A from the audience, moderated by Prof. TBC (15 min)
  • Conclusion and key messages by Prof. TBC (3 min)
  • MCQ assessment

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Radiation Protection of Patients in FGI: Registration

Tuesday 26th April 2022 from 18:00 to 19:15

General description, scope and objectives of this webinar The programme of this webinar will cover patient dose reduction strategies, patient dose management, and risk communication strategies. It is aimed at radiologists, radiographers, and medical physicists who want to improve their skills in:

  • Radiation protection of patients and optimisation in fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures
  • Communicating radiation risks to patients

After watching the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • To consider dose management in FGI including both stochastic and tissue reactions with associated trigger levels
  • To review optimal strategies for patient dose optimisation
  • To understand evidence-based risk communication strategies for informing patients of radiation risks

The webinar includes presentations from medical experts (one presentation will be delivered by a radiologist, one by a radiographer and one by a medical physicist), online assessments, and a live Q&A discussion (based on audience questions). Duration 75 minutes.

 

Speakers: Roberto Sánchez, Jose Binghay and Philipp Wiggermann Host: Prof. Shane Foley Course Director: Prof. Deniz Akata

 

Detailed programme

  • Introduction by Prof. Shane Foley (2 min)
  • 1st Presentation on patient dose reduction strategies by Roberto Sánchez (20 min)
  • 2nd Presentation on patient dose management in FGI by Jose Binghay (20 min)
  • 3rd Presentation on risk communication strategies by Philipp Wiggermann (15 min)
  • Live Q&A from the audience, moderated by Prof. Shane Foley (15 min)
  • Conclusion and key messages by Prof. Shane Foley (3 min)
  • MCQ assessment

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Abdominopelvic FGI: Registration

Tuesday 10th May 2022 from 18:00 to 19:15

General description, scope and objectives of this webinar The programme of this webinar will cover dose reduction strategies, optimal clinical protocols, and DRLs based on clinical indications for abdominopelvic FGI. It is aimed at radiologists, radiographers, and medical physicists who want to improve their skills in:

  • Radiation protection and optimisation in abdominopelvic fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures
  • Understanding and applying optimal clinical protocols and DRLs in abdominopelvic fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures

After watching the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • To become familiar with current dose reduction strategies
  • To consider optimal clinical protocols for common abdominopelvic FGI procedures
  • To review current DRLs for abdominopelvic FGI procedures and the potential for DRLs based in clinical indications

The webinar includes presentations from medical experts (one presentation will be delivered by a radiologist, one by a radiographer and one by a medical physicist), online assessments, and a live Q&A discussion (based on audience questions). Duration 75 minutes.

 

Speakers: Roberto Sánchez, speaker TBC and Alexander Schegerer Host: Prof. Boris Brkljacic Course Director: Prof. Deniz Akata

 

Detailed programme

  • Introduction by Prof. Boris Brkljacic (2 min)
  • 1st Presentation on dose reduction strategies by Roberto Sánchez (20 min)
  • 2nd Presentation on optimal clinical protocols by speaker TBC (25 min)
  • 3rd Presentation on DRLs based on clinical indications by Alexander Schegerer (10 min)
  • Live Q&A from the audience, moderated by Prof. Boris Brkljacic (15 min)
  • Conclusion and key messages by Prof. Boris Brkljacic (3 min)
  • MCQ assessment

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Lower Limb FGI: Registration

Tuesday 24th May 2022 from 18:00 to 19:15

General description, scope and objectives of this webinar The programme of this webinar will cover dose reduction strategies, optimal clinical protocols, and DRLs based on clinical indications for lower limb FGI. It is aimed at radiologists, radiographers, and medical physicists who want to improve their skills in:

  • Radiation protection and optimisation in lower limb fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures
  • Understanding and applying optimal clinical protocols and DRLs in lower limb fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures

After watching the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • To become familiar with current dose reduction strategies
  • To consider optimal clinical protocols for common lower limb FGI procedures
  • To review current DRLs for lower limb FGI procedures and the potential for DRLs based in clinical indications

The webinar includes presentations from medical experts (one presentation will be delivered by a radiologist, one by a radiographer and one by a medical physicist), online assessments, and a live Q&A discussion (based on audience questions). Duration 75 minutes.

 

Speakers: Roberto Sánchez, Gabriel Bartal and Alexander Schegerer Host: Prof. Christina Iosif Course Director: Prof. Deniz Akata

 

Detailed programme

  • Introduction by Prof. Christina Iosif (2 min)
  • 1st Presentation on dose reduction strategies by Roberto Sánchez (20 min)
  • 2nd Presentation on optimal clinical protocols by Gabriel Bartal (25 min)
  • 3rd Presentation on DRLs based on clinical indications by Alexander Schegerer (10 min)
  • Live Q&A from the audience, moderated by Prof. Christina Iosif (15 min)
  • Conclusion and key messages by Prof. Christina Iosif (3 min)
  • MCQ assessment

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