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  • Monday, 18 November 2019
    • 08:30 - 20:30 Day 1
      • 08:30 Welcome, introduction, entrance test, objective and scope of the meeting. Overview of the program 45'
        Speaker: J. Vassileva (IAEA)
        Material: Slides
      • 09:15 IAEA safety standards. DRL concept and nomenclature 45'
        Speaker: J. Vassileva
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
      • 10:30 DRL in action: UK experience 45'
        Speaker: S. Edyvean (PHE, UK)
        Material: Slides
      • 11:15 Dose metrics in diagnostic radiology; calibration and verification of dose data 45'
        Speaker: O. Ciraj-Bjelac (Vinca Institute, Belgrade, Serbia)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 1h30'
      • 13:30 From measureable dose quantities to risk metrics: approaches and uncertainties 45'
        Speaker: E. Samei (Duke University, USA)
        Material: Slides
      • 14:15 Role of image quality in dose management via and through DRL 45'
        Speaker: E. Samei
        Material: Slides
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 30'
      • 15:30 Dose audits in lack of automatic exposure monitoring systems 45'
        Speaker: R. Padovani (ICTP)
        Material: Slides
      • 16:15 Automatic exposure monitoring systems: features and use 45'
        Speaker: E. Samei
        Material: Slides
      • 18:30 Buffet Dinner in the Adriatico Guesthouse Cafeteria 2h0' ( Kastler Lecture Hall (AGH) )
        Reserved for all Participants in the Workshop
  • Tuesday, 19 November 2019
    • 08:30 - 17:00 Day 2
      • 08:30 DRLs and exposure monitoring in CT: quantities, procedures, methods 1h30'
        Speaker: S. Edyvean
        Material: Slides
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
      • 10:30 Using DRLs for CT optimization: Sources and management of dose variability 1h30'
        Speaker: E. Samei
        Material: Slides
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 1h30'
      • 13:30 Exercise on doses and dose audits in CT 1h30'
        Speaker: E. Samei & S. Edyvean
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 30'
      • 15:30 Studying the new IAEA e-learning material on DRLs and feedback 1h30'
        Speaker: J. Vassileva & O. Ciraj
        Material: Slides
  • Wednesday, 20 November 2019
    • 08:30 - 17:00 Day 3
      • 08:30 Establishing and using DRLs for optimization in radiography 45'
        Speaker: S. Edyvean
        Material: Slides
      • 09:15 Establishing and using DRLs for optimization in mammography 45'
        Speaker: O. Ciraj-Bjelac
        Material: Slides
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
      • 10:30 Establishing and using DRLs for optimization in dental radiology 45'
        Speaker: O. Ciraj-Bjelac
        Material: Slides
      • 11:15 DRLs in paediatric radiology 45'
        Speaker: J. Vassileva
        Material: Slides
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 1h30'
      • 13:30 Exercise on dose audits using dose monitoring software 1h30'
        Speaker: P. Colombo & E. Samei
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 30'
      • 15:30 Local experiences with setting and using DRLs: Poster session 1h30'
  • Thursday, 21 November 2019
    • 08:30 - 17:00 Day 4
      • 08:30 Exposure monitoring and DRLs in fluoroscopy and FGI procedures - quantities, procedures, methods 45'
        Speaker: A. Trianni (Udine Hospital)
        Material: Slides
      • 09:15 Cardiac FGI procedures and accounting for complexity 45'
        Speaker: G. Bernardi
        Material: Slides
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
      • 10:30 Using DRLs for optimization in fluoroscopy and FGIP 45'
        Speaker: R. Padovani
      • 11:15 Skin dose assessment. Dose alerts and trigger levels for patient follow-up 45'
        Speaker: A. Trianni
        Material: Slides
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 1h30'
      • 13:30 Exercise on doses and dose audits in fluoroscopy and FGIP 1h30'
        Speaker: A. Trianni & R. Padovani
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 30'
      • 15:30 Individual exposure tracking - why and how? 45'
        Speaker: M. Brambilla
        Material: Slides
      • 16:15 Interactive session: How to communicate dose information to physicians and patients 45'
  • Friday, 22 November 2019
    • 08:30 - 17:00 Day 5
      • 08:30 Exposure monitoring and DRLs in diagnostic nuclear medicine and hybrid imaging - quantities, procedures, methods. Italian experience with DRLs for nuclear medicine 1h30'
        Speaker: E. De Ponti
        Material: Slides
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
      • 10:30 Using DRLs for optimization in hybrid imaging. Sources of DRLs variability 45'
        Speaker: M. Brambilla
        Material: Slides
      • 11:15 Setting and using DRLs for nuclear medicine and hybrid imaging: Questions and answers 45'
        Speaker: E. De Ponti & M. Brambilla
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 1h30'
      • 13:30 Recap and Summary 45'
      • 14:15 Exit test, certificates and closing 1h15'