IPEM Approved Short Courses

Foundations of Leadership in Radiation Oncology

Foundations of Leadership in Radiation Oncology

This course introduces foundation principles of effective leadership as they apply to senior trainees and junior practitioners in the radiation oncology professions within the UK. The multi-professional course is directed at professionals interested in developing expertise in leading teams for quality improvement, advocacy and in all situations where they might positively influence the future of our discipline within both local and international settings. In addition to our clinical oncologist colleagues, this course is open clinical scientists and medical physicists.

Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Practice

Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Practice

The 10 day course is ideally suited to those with some knowledge of instrumentation but lacking experience with biomedical systems. Learners will gain confidence in working with biomedical equipment by carrying out structured, practical assignments on equipment covered during the course.

Let’s Get Personal

Let’s Get Personal

Discussion of new FAD/Guidelines relating to using selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) in treatment of HCC a. Which patients b. Patient pathways and referrers Clinical recommendations relating to SIRT Evidence for dosimetry – DOSISPHERE and implications Review of cases using dosimetry in treatment of HCC and also where relevant mCRC Rennes experience establishing use of dosimetry Implication of using high dose in a clinical settings.

STP Computing in Healthcare

STP Computing in Healthcare

This course provides a comprehensive overview of computing in healthcare and hands on experience of practical skills transferable to your workplace.

Metrology for MRI Course

Metrology for MRI Course

This course is aimed at junior MR physicists, and PhD students with an interest in quantitative MRI. It will also be useful to more experienced MR physicists looking to improve their knowledge of metrological principles for quantitative MRI.

East of England Radiotherapy network Regional SABR Day

East of England Radiotherapy network Regional SABR Day

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital are excited to announce the East of England Radiotherapy Network Regional SABR Days. Register your interest on Eventbrite, by clicking on 'course details' below.

HSST Train the Trainer

HSST Train the Trainer

The aim of this course is to equip workplace supervisors to deliver and facilitate training for their HSST trainees. The aim is to give an overview of the HSST training programme. It covers the role and responsibilities of the workplace supervisor and the HSST Trainee and provides guidance on how to ensure success for trainees. The training day also gives workplace supervisors the opportunity to meet other supervisors and some members of the School team to discuss and share best practice.

STP Train the Trainer

STP Train the Trainer

The aim of this course is to equip training officers to deliver and facilitate training for their STP trainees. An overview of our training programme and the assessment strategy and tools used is given. We explain the role and responsibilities of a training officer and also provide guidance on how to ensure your trainees are successful. The training day also gives you the opportunity to meet other training officers and some members of the School team.

Magnetic Resonance Image Guided Radiotherapy

Magnetic Resonance Image Guided Radiotherapy

The aim of this course is to equip workplace supervisors to deliver and facilitate training for their HSST trainees. The aim is to give an overview of the HSST training programme. It covers the role and responsibilities of the workplace supervisor and the HSST Trainee and provides guidance on how to ensure success for trainees. The training day also gives workplace supervisors the opportunity to meet other supervisors and some members of the School team to discuss and share best practice.

Ultrasound Imaging Course

Ultrasound Imaging Course

This Ultrasound Imaging course is part of a series of courses organised by the Joint Department of Physics of The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Institute of Cancer Research, London.

Image Theory, Perception and Processing

Image Theory, Perception and Processing

This is a one-day course which covers the underpinning mathematics of medical imaging, comprising image formation, image processing techniques, human visual perception and image display techniques including three-dimensional methods. The material in this course is generally applicable to all types of imaging systems. Illustrations and examples from medical imaging will be used throughout including ultrasound, nuclear medicine, MRI, and x-ray CT.

Diagnostic Radiology and CT

Diagnostic Radiology and CT

This course is designed to provide in-depth academic teaching of the scientific principles underpinning x-ray and CT imaging, including descriptions of the imaging components, system testing and performance, patient dosimetry, factors affecting image quality and examples of optimisation in healthcare settings.