New challenges in absolute dosimetry

 

Quick facts

Venue: ICC at IBA Headquarters, Schwarzenbruck, Germany

Speakers:

Dr. Ndimofor Chofor, Medical Phycisist , Pius Hospital, Oldenburg, Germany
Dr. Hui Khee Looe, Medical Phycisist, Pius Hospital, Oldenburg, Germany
Willi Breyer, Medical Physicist & CEO of German Physics GmbH in Germany

Registration fee: EUR 1.980,00 excl. VAT (travel expenses need to be covered by the participant)

Maximum number of participants: 12

Course program

 

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This course will be held on the following dates:

 

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Course program

Day 1: Fields in Absolute Dosimetry

10:00 – 11:45 Refresher: Concepts of Radiation Dosimetry
11:45 – 12:30 Protocols for absolute Dosimetry

1. IAEA (TRS398, TRS277)

2. DIN 6800 Part 2 (Photons, Electrons)

3. TG 51

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:15 Small-Field Dosimetry
14:15 – 15:00 Dosimetry for Flattening-Filter-Free LINACS

4. High Doserate

5. Dosis per Pulse – which chambers are suited for FFF Dosimetry? Normal versus unflat?

6. Data Sheets for chambers

7. Effective point of measurement

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:15 Individual characteristics of various LINAC models:
Head geometry, Calibration, potential sources of errors

8. Elekta

9. Varian

10. Siemens

16:15 – 17:00 Review and Discussion
end: 17:00  


Informal get-together following the first day of the training course.

 

Day 2: Practical Exercise at Synergy LINAC

09:00 – 10:30 Dosimetry Audit, e.g. MTK (Germany)
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Site setup for dosimetric QA
3D Water Phantom
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:15 1D Water Phantom
14:15 – 14:45 Solid Phantom for daily QA
14:45 – 15:30 Electronic daily QA devices:
StarTrack and OmniPro-Advance Software, other QA Devices
end: 15:30  

Course details are subject to change without further notice.