Safety and precision through the whole RT process

 

Quick facts

Venue: ICC at IBA Headquarters, Schwarzenbruck, Germany

Speakers:

Sara La Civita, Application specialist, IBA Dosimetry
Mark Deweese, Medical Physicist and CEO of Alyzen Medical Physics, Paragould, Arkansas, USA
Dipl. Phys. Univ. Mathias Dierl, Head of Medical Physics, Radiation Therapy, Medical Center Bayreuth
Dr. Lutz Müller, Senior Physicist Director International Competence Center, IBA Dosimetry GmbH

Special Registration fee for the complete training week: EUR 1.980,00 excl. VAT (travel expenses need to be covered by the participant)

Maximum number of participants: 12

Course program

 

Registration

This course combines two of our most successful modules for a very special price and will be held on the following dates:

Bundle-course - both courses with one simple registration

11 December 2017 - 15 December 2017Register online

Special Registration fee for the complete training week: EUR 1.980,00 excl. VAT

 

If you wish you may also book any of the two modules seperately:

Striving for best quality in modern radiation therapy

Registration fee: EUR 690,00 excl. VAT (travel expenses need to be covered by the participant)

This course is certified by DGMP (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Medizinische Physik e.V.).

11 December 2017 - 13 December 2017Register online

 

Efficient beam scanning & (IMRT) TPS commissioning

Registration fee: EUR 1.980,00 excl. VAT (travel expenses need to be covered by the participant)

13 December 2017 - 15 December 2017Register online

 

 

Course program

We are delighted to offer you the opportunity to become involved in our activities. In particular, we encourage younger colleagues to attend in order to get an in-depth understanding of the ICC environment and to enjoy a personal training experience.

Day 1: Begin 09:30

09:30 - 09:45 Welcome & Presentation ICC Dr. Lutz Müller
09:45 - 10:30 Physics of Dosimetry – a Refresher Dr. Lutz Müller
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break  
10:45 - 11:15 Small Field Dosimetry Dr. Lutz Müller
11:15 - 11:30 Flattening Filter Free Dosimetry Dr. Lutz Müller
11:30 - 12:30 Practical Exercise: Small Fields Dr. Lutz Müller
12:30 - 13:15 Practical Exercise: FFFree Dr. Lutz Müller
13:15 - 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 - 14:30 myQA: Software Overview Sara La Civita
14:30 - 15:00 Hardware & Accessories Sara La Civita
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break  
15:30 - 16:00 myQA platform and Cockpit pt. I Sara La Civita
16:00 - 17:00 myQA platform and Cockpit pt. II Sara La Civita
17:00 End of day 1  


Day 2: Begin 09:00

09:00 - 10:30 Protocol compliant machine QA Sara La Civita
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break  
11:00 - 12:00 Machine QA hands-on Sara La Civita
12:15 - 13:00 Lunch  
13:00 - 14:00 2D patient QA Sara La Civita
Dr. Lutz Müller
14:00 - 15:00 Introduction to 3D patient QA - Compass Dr. Lutz Müller
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break  
15:30 - 17:00 COMPASS Hands-on Dr. Lutz Müller
17:00 End of day 2  


Day 3: Begin 09:00

09:00 - 09:15 Introduction of Hospital Bayreuth Mathias Dierl
09:15 - 10:30 Clinical experience with COMPASS at Hospital Bayreuth Mathias Dierl
10:30 - 11:00 Open Discussion and Coffee break Mathias Dierl
Efficient beam scanning & TPS Commissioning
  Principles and equipment-set-up  
11:00 - 11:45 1. Introduction Mark Deweese
11:45 - 12:30 2. Course organization, take home materials Mark Deweese
12:30 - 13:15 3. Queue description Mark Deweese
13:15 - 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 - 14:45 4. Initial system review Mark Deweese
14:45 - 17:00 5. Geometric tank setup & preliminary scanning Mark Deweese
17:00 End of day 3  

 

Day 4: Begin 09:00

09:00 - 12:15 Data Capture Mark Deweese
  Photons Scanning with CC13
(Coffee Break: 10:30-10:45)
Mark Deweese
12:15 - 13:00 Lunch  
13:00 - 15:15 Electrons Scanning with CC13 Mark Deweese
  1. PDI Mark Deweese
  2. Scatter Mark Deweese
  3. Profiles Mark Deweese
15:15 - 15:30 Coffee Break  
15:30 - 17:00 Small Photon Fields Scanning with SRS Diode Detector Mark Deweese
  1. PDD Mark Deweese
  2. Profiles Mark Deweese
  3. Scatter Mark Deweese
  4. Photon Transmission Measurements (Farmer Chamber) Mark Deweese
17:00 End of day 4  

 

Day 5: Begin 09:00

09:00 - 10:30 Special Cases and Data Processing Mark Deweese
  High Intensity Modes FFF Mark Deweese
  1. Theoretical Concerns Mark Deweese
  2. Practical Matters
Mark Deweese
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break  
10:45 - 12:15 Data Handling Post Collection Mark Deweese
  1. Smoothing & Renormalization Mark Deweese
  2. Shift for Effective Point of Measurement (PDD) Mark Deweese
  3. Center and Symmetriziation (profiles) Mark Deweese
  4. Scatter Data
a. Small field data normalized to 5x5 of standard field
b. Curve fitting
Mark Deweese
12:15 - 12:45 Lunch  
12:45 - 14:15 Alternative instruments – LDA, micro chamber, etc. Mark Deweese
14:15 - 14:30 Wrap up Mark Deweese
14:30 End of Training  


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Course details are subject to change without further notice.