Kiri: Radiation Protection orientation session, October 9, 2013 (15.juuli 2013)

Dear ESR Committee, Subcommittee and Working Group Members,

On behalf of Prof. Frija I am pleased to inform you that the ESR will hold a Radiation Protection orientation session aimed at senior radiologists in an academic setting, back-to-back with the MIR Congress in Barcelona, Spain.


The session takes place in the ESR Learning Centre, Barcelona, on October 9, from 13:30 to 18:00, and is organised by Dr. Madan Rehani, the ESR Director of Radiation Protection.


The programme is as follows:


13:30–13:45 Opening and introductions
13:45–14:20 Rationale for orientation of senior radiologists now as compared to about a decade ago (Madan Rehani)
14:20–14:50 Practical experiences in adult and paediatric radiology that demonstrate the importance (Peter Vock)
14:50–15:15 Practical experiences in interventional procedures that demonstrate the importance of radiation protection orientation (Madan Rehani)

15:15–15:40 Practical experience in undergraduate students’ guidance visiting a radiology department (Franz Kainberger)

15:40–16:00 Discussion

16:00–16:20 Break
16:20–17:50 Discussion on the 20 situations listed divided into parts e.g. radiation dose quantities, radiation effects, dose limits and levels, pregnancy, requirements and policies: Facilitated jointly by Peter Vock, Franz Kainberger and Madan Rehani
17:50–18:00 Feedback and closing


Further information on the programme, assessment questions and registration information can be found at


To help you to decide whether to attend, we invite you to go through the "should I attend this programme?" questions that can be found via the link above.


We would very much appreciate your support in the promotion of this important session among your senior colleagues.


Registration is limited to 30 people and registration is €100 for ESR Members and €150 for non-members. The registration deadline is August 31, 2013. Participants in the Radiation Protection orientation session will be offered reduced registration fees for the Management in Radiology Congress (Barcelona, October 10-11, 2013). Please note that accommodation and travel costs will have to be borne by the attendees.


Please kindly forward this information to colleagues who may find it interesting and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Thank you very much in advance for your support.


With kind regards,
Stephanie Hopf

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