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IMRT Safety and QA: A Physician's Perspective

10 April 2018

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Presenter: Bhisham Chera, MD
Date of broadcast: 10 April 2018, 3 pm CET

About the webinar

Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is an advanced mode of high-precision radiotherapy that uses computer-controlled linear accelerators to deliver precise radiation doses to a malignant tumour. Errors in treatment delivery can occur at any of the process steps, from calibration, patient imaging, treatment planning and treatment delivery. Listen to Dr Chera discuss the role the physician plays in assuring safe IMRT therapy.

Learning objectives

  1. To understand IMRT QA from the physician's perspective
  2. To create a culture of safety within an institution
  3. To be able to use of incident learning in radiation oncology, and
  4. To learn how radiation oncologists can be champions of IMRT quality and safety.

About the presenters

Dr Chera is an Associate Professor, an Associate Chair of Clinical Operations & Improvement and a Director of Patient Safety and Quality at the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill in the United States. 

Dr Chera is a leading expert in Patient Safety and Quality and the recipient of numerous awards in patient care excellence and education. He has published numerous articles and provided presentations on his work internationally.


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