Forthcoming Training Courses.

Below is a list of courses organized by the various sections of MP&E; more information can be obtained by clicking on the course title and a drop down box will appear.

IRMER Training for Non-Medical Referrers to Radiology

These 1 hour courses are intended to provide training for prospective non-medical Referrers for diagnostic radiology procedures involving exposure of patients to ionising radiation (x-ray). This training is a prerequisite for recognition and entitlement to refer into the Radiology Department of the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. It is suitable for registered health care professionals, such as nurses, physiotherapists, speech therapists, podiatrists. A certificate of attendance is issued.

IRMER Training
Dates:
Start Time:
2019
17/10/19 (Expired)
14:00
2020
14/01/20 (Expired)
14:00
2020
17/03/20 (Expired)
14:00
2020
14:00
2020
14:00
2020
14:00
2020
14:00

To book a course please click on the date you would like to attend.

You can register up to one week before the course.

Location: Library and Learning Centre, Ground Floor, The Old Medical School, Leeds General Infirmary

Course Curriculum
 
Radiation Dose
  • Measures of dose
  • Units of dose
  • Magnitude and sources of natural background radiation Magnitude of medical doses
  • Risk and benefit
  • General risks
  • Risk from radiation
  • Effects of Radiation
  • Brief overview of Tissue Reactions
  • Brief overview of Stochastic Effects
  • IRMER 2000
  • Origin of legislation
  • Amendments to legislation
  • Duties of Employer
  • Definition of Referrer
  • Duties of Referrer
  • Duties of Practitioner
  • Duties of Operator
  • Referral Process
  • Referral criteria
  • Patient identification
  • Pregnancy
  • Incidents
  • Notification thresholds
  • Examples of incidents
  • Registration Costs

    Category IRMER for Non-Medical Referrers Training Course
    Non-discounted price FOC

    LTHT Employees and

    LTHT Medical Physics Radiation Protection customers

    FOC

    Registrations

    To reserve a place on the course, please complete the on-line booking form in advance of the advertised date.

    Please note all places are allocated on a first come first served basis and the number of places is usually limited to 40.

    Please be sure to cancel all unwanted training places.

    Data Protection
    Please note that we will store your details electronically for meeting administration purposes. We will never sell or pass on your details to third parties or other departments in Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust without your prior approval.

    Please complete the online application form and send your payment where appropriate to:

    Mrs Heather Walton or Mrs Ranjit Sohal
    Medical Physics Department, Bexley Wing
    St James Hospital
    Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
    LS9 7TF
    Telephone: 0113 2068957 / 0113 2068925

    Radiation Protection Supervisor Training Course

    This training course is suitable for both prospective Radiation Protection Supervisors and those already in post who are in need of update training. Attendance for the whole day is required for both of these staff groups.

    The course delivers all of the HSE Syllabus (HSE IRP6) and will cover core issues in the morning along with specific sessions for Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy in the afternoon. There will be a mix of presentations and workshops throughout the day and we encourage the attendees to make the course interactive!

    An outline of the course content is provided.

    Course Curriculum

    RPS Training
    2019
    2019
    2020
     
    Dates:
    20/03/19 (Expired)
    09/10/19 (Expired)
    22/04/20 (Expired)
     
    Start time:
    09:00
    09:00
    09:00
     

    Registration Costs

    Category Radiation Protection Supervisors Training Course

    LTHT Employees

    FOC

    LTHT Medical Physics Radiation Protection customers(Discounted Rate)*

    FOC

    NHS and Private Hospitals (not customers of Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Medical Physics Department)

    P.O.A.
    * For reduced fees, please attach proof of employment status (e.g. copy of name badge, note from head of department)

    To book a course please click on the date you would like to attend.

    You can register up to one week before the course.

    Location: Library and Learning Centre, Ground Floor, The Old Medical School, Leeds General Infirmary

    If you would like to register your interest, or you would like any further information about any of our services, please contact:-

    Mrs Heather Walton or Mrs Ranjit Sohal
    Medical Physics Department, Bexley Wing
    St James Hospital
    Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
    LS9 7TF
    Telephone: 0113 2068957 / 0113 2068925

    Leeds Medical Laser Safety Training course

    This course will cover the MHRA syllabus and is applicable to: medical, nursing, theatre practitioners, technologists and scientists involved in delivering and supporting medical laser treatment.

    Course Date This course is now delivered through an e-learning package. Please clink on this link for further details