Making Patients and Staff Safer in Radiological Imaging



28 Feb -1 March 2017

Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC); Shaikh Mohamad Bin Rashid Academic Medical Centre,

Dubai, UAE

 

Introduction:

Despite significant momentum in recent years, the radiation risks and protection of patients and staff in radiological imaging are contemporary topics requiring deliberations and training in context of UAE. The purpose of this training event is to provide latest information from research, first hand information on deliberations and recommendations of International Commssion on Radiological Protection (ICRP), review current and upcoming trends in radiation safety, what needs to be done and achived to make patients and staff safer in various imaging procedures like CT, mammograpohy, interventional procedures, dentistry and in pregancy. The topics shall include both children and adult safety.

The overall objective of the course is to update knowledge and skills of participants to enable adherence to international and national requirements and to good practices in patients and staff safety.

Topics:

  • L-1 Current scenario of paediatric radiological imaging and safety
  • L2- Overview of radiation protection in large part of the world 
  • L-3 Dental exposures in children and safety implications
  • L-4 How to implement principle of optimizations in CT
  • L-5 Safety in radiation exposure in breast imaging & in pregnancy
  • L-6 How to implement principle of justification in imaging
  • L- 7 Radiation risks in imaging & risk communication
  • L- 8 Benefits versus risks in paediatric imaging: How I do it? Do’s and Don’ts
  • L- 9 Monitoring of radiation doses including long term monitoring, DRLs and AQD
  • L-10 Image gently: a success story
  • L–11 Protection in interventional procedures
  • L-12 Panel discussion: Enhancing safety in imaging including as well Arabsafe

 

The target audience:

- Referring Physicians.
- Radiologists.
- Radiographers.
- Medical Physicists.

 

Course Program:

Date and Time: 28 Feb -1 March 2017

Course CME Credits:  

  • DHA: 8 Hours 
  • CAMPEP: Under Process

Course Venue:  Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC); Shaikh Mohamad Bin Rashid Academic Medical Centre, UAE

Organized by:  Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences

In Coorperation With:  Dubai Health Authority (DHA)

Faculty From:

  • Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
  • Duke University Medical Centre, USA

 

Date & Time  Title  Speaker

Tuesday: 28th Feb 2017

8:00 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:20 Opening Event and Introductions  
9:20 – 10: 00 L-1 Current scenario of paediatric radiological imaging and safety Dr Donald Frush
10:00 – 10:35 L2- Overview of radiation protection in large part of the world  Dr Madan Rehani
10:35– 11:00 Tea/Coffee and Group Photograph  
11:00 – 11:30 L-3 Dental exposures in children and safety implications Dr Saad Al Bayatti
11:30 – 12:15 L-4 How to implement principle of optimizations in CT Dr Madan Rehani
12:15 – 12:30 Discussion
12:30 – 1:50 Lunch and Prayer Break
1:50 -2:35 L-5 Safety in radiation exposure in breast imaging & in pregnancy Dr Madan Rehani
2:35 – 3:15 L-6 How to implement principle of justification in imaging Dr Donald Frush
3:15 – 4:00 L- 7 Radiation risks in imaging & risk communication  Dr Madan Rehani
4:00 – 4:30 L-8 Image gently: a success story Dr Donald Frush

Wednesday: 1st March 2017

8:30 – 9:30 L- 9 Benefits versus risks in paediatric imaging: How I do it? Do’s and Don’ts Dr Donald Frush
9:30 – 10:30 L-10 Monitoring of radiation doses including long term monitoring , DRLs and AQD Dr Madan Rehani
10:30 – 11:00 Tea and Coffee Break  
11:00 – 11:40 L–11 Protection in interventional procedures Dr Madan Rehani
11:40 – 12:40 L-12 Panel discussion: Enhancing safety in imaging including as well ArabSafe Dr Madan Rehani (Moderator), Dr Donald Frush, Dr Jamila Al Suwaidi, Dr Hatem Ghonim and Dr P Gupta
12:40 – 1:00 Closing Event
12:40 – 1:50 Lunch


Course Fees:

Items Fees
DHA, MOH & HAAD Member 750AED
Other 1000AED
 

 

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