Description
Joint ICTP-IAEA meeting in presence

The target audience include radiotherapy dosimetry audit providers, medical physicists involved in audits willing to expand their knowledge or interested in setting up a radiotherapy dosimetry audit programme. Participants should have clinical experience and a basic background in dosimetry audits in radiotherapy.   
 
Topics:
  • Status and global availability of radiotherapy dosimetry audits
  • Accuracy requirements and Quality Assurance in radiotherapy
  • Dosimetry audit types and methodologies
  • IAEA guidelines for establishing national dosimetry audit network – structure, operation and resources
  • Basics of passive solid-state dosimetry (TLD, OSLD, RPLD, film) systems
  • IAEA methodologies of remote dosimetry audits: Steps 1 to 9, on-site End-to-End 3D CRT and IMRT audits including practical sessions
  • Uncertainty estimation
  • Reporting results and following up results out of tolerance
  • Quality management system for dosimetry audits
  • Novel approaches to auditing

Speakers:
A. ALVES, ACDS, Australia
C. CLARK, NPL – RTTQA, UK
A. EMBRIACO, ENEA, Italy
C. FIANDRA, University of Turin, Italy
N. JORNET, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Spain
P. KAZANTSEV, IAEA, Austria
S. RUSSO, Florence Hospital, Italy

Grants: A limited number of grants are available to support the attendance of selected participants, with priority given to participants from developing countries. There is no registration fee.
 
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