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  • Monday, 11 November 2019
    • 08:30 - 20:30 Day 1
      • 08:30 Welcome Introduction Participants/Lecturers 45'
      • 09:15 Pre-course test 45'
      • 10:00 Presentation of IAEA activities related to digital radiology 45'
        Speaker: Tsapaki, V. (IAEA)
      • 10:45 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:15 Introduction to quality management 45'
        Speaker: Delis, H. (University of Patras, Greece)
      • 12:00 Acceptance testing/Difference between QA and acceptance testing 45'
        Speaker: Delis, H.
      • 12:45 Lunch break 1h15'
      • 14:00 Basics of digital imaging 45'
        Speaker: Tsapaki, V.
      • 14:45 Phantoms for digital radiology/image processing 45'
        Speaker: Tsapaki, V.
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Structured DICOM images/use 45'
        Speaker: Udine Hospital, Italy Trianni, A.
      • 16:45 Basics QA/QC in radiography 45'
        Speaker: Gilligan, P. (Mater Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)
      • 18:30 Reception 2h0'
        Buffet Dinner in the Adriatico Guesthouse Cafeteria for all Participants
  • Tuesday, 12 November 2019
    • 08:30 - 18:00 Day 2
      • 08:30 Basic QA/QC in fluoroscopy 45'
        Speaker: Gilligan, P.
      • 09:15 Dosimetry in digital radiography 45'
        Speaker: Delis, H.
      • 10:00 Dosimetry in digital fluoroscopy 45'
        Speaker: Trianni, A.
      • 10:45 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:15 Practicals: Introduction 45'
        Speaker: ALL
      • 12:00 Discussion and final setup of practicals 45'
      • 12:45 Lunch break 1h15'
      • 14:00 14:00-17:30 at ICTP GROUPS C & D - Infolab practical and Poster Exhibition 2h0'
      • 16:00 15:00-18:00 Hospital practical GROUPS A & B - 1. Image quality in digital radiography - 2. Dosimetry in fluoroscopy (each group attends two practicals) 2h0'
  • Wednesday, 13 November 2019
    • 08:30 - 18:00 Day 3
      • 08:30 Equipment specifications/procurement 45'
        Speaker: Gilligan, P.
      • 09:15 Using QA to avoid radiation incidents and accidents 45'
        Speaker: Bregant, P. (Trieste Hospital)
      • 10:00 DRLs in radiology 45'
        Speaker: Padovani, R. (ICTP)
      • 10:45 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:15 Quality managements in digital radiology (procedures/documentation/audits) 45'
        Speaker: Delis, H.
      • 12:00 Using QA to minimize down time 45'
        Speaker: Gilligan, P.
      • 12:45 Lunch break 1h15'
      • 14:00 14:00-17:30 at ICTP GROUPS A & B Infolab practical and Poster Exhibition 2h0'
      • 16:00 15:00-18:00 Hospital practical GROUPS C & D - 1. Image quality in digital radiography - 2. Dosimetry in fluoroscopy (each group attends two practicals) 2h0'
  • Thursday, 14 November 2019
    • 08:30 - 17:30 Day 4
      • 08:30 Advanced QA/QC in radiography 45'
        Speaker: Samei, E. (Duke University Medical Center, USA)
      • 09:15 Advanced QA/QC in fluoroscopy 45'
        Speaker: Samei, E.
      • 10:00 Digital paediatric radiography (special considerations) 45'
        Speaker: Tsapaki, V.
      • 10:45 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:15 Patient dose monitoring (special practices) 45'
        Speaker: Samei, E.
      • 12:00 Hazard alerts 45'
        Speaker: Bregant, P.
      • 12:45 Lunch break 1h15'
      • 14:00 Infolab: Analysis of QC measurements - Draft of report 1h30'
        Speaker: ALL
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Infolab: (cont.) Analysis of QC measurements - Draft of report 1h30'
  • Friday, 15 November 2019
    • 08:30 - 17:30 Day 5
      • 08:30 Performance indicators (MTF, DGE, SDNR, etc) 45'
        Speaker: Samei, E.
      • 09:15 Use of dose management software 45'
        Speaker: Samei, E.
      • 10:00 How to write a good QA report 45'
        Speaker: ALL
      • 10:45 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:15 Remote QA 45'
        Speaker: Delis, H.
      • 12:00 Artificial intelligence and digital radiology 45'
        Speaker: Trianni, A.
      • 12:45 Lunch break 1h15'
      • 14:00 Post-course test 45'
        Speaker: ALL
      • 14:45 Discussion/Conclusions 45'
        Speaker: ALL
      • 15:30 Certificates and Closing 45'