Educational Programs

The BrachyAcademy offers three basic types of educational program: Clinical WorkshopsTraining Visits and On-site Visits by Consultants.

Clinical Workshop is designed to host international healthcare professional teams from multiple hospitals. A Clinical Workshop is organized at a hospital with state of the art facilities for brachytherapy treatment (an Educational Center). The hospital’s brachytherapy specialists provide peer-to-peer training during a one or two-day program designed for a multidisciplinary audience. The workshops are held for small groups of 10 to 20 participants, and maximize the opportunity for interaction and discussion. The program covers scientific updates, clinical workflows and practical aspects of implementation, and provides hands-on exercises for the participants. The centerpiece of the program is usually a live case in the operating theatre.

Training Visit is organized for individuals or small groups from one hospital to familiarize them with the workflow and implementation of brachytherapy in a fully equipped hospital (Educational Center). Trainees can observe the daily practice in the brachytherapy department and interact in person with the experts working there. A Training Visit typically takes a few days.

An On-site Consultant Training is organized at hospitals that are starting with brachytherapy or broadening their brachytherapy to new indications. These hospitals typically are looking to receive on-site practical and/or clinical support. On-site Consultant Trainings are very well suited when for example a certain treatment will be performed for the first time at the hospital. The consultant is a certified radiation oncologist or physicist who is a recognized expert in (a specific type of) brachytherapy.

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18 Jan 2019 - 19 Jan 2019
Amsterdam Brachy College
Netherlands - Amsterdam
Asking yourself what brachytherapy is all about and whether you would like to practice this in daily clinic? This workshop provides you with insight into the clinical and practical utility of ...
  • General
28 Jan 2019 - 29 Jan 2019
Brachytherapy for Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation
United States - Scottsdale
You are invited to attend an interactive clinical workshop on Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) brachytherapy focused on improving your High Dose Rate Brachytherapy treatment planning and ...
  • Breast
18 Feb 2019 - 19 Feb 2019
Image-guided adaptive brachy for gynecology 25th edition
Austria - Vienna
This leading edge program is given by an expert team led by Prof. Dr. R. Pötter and Prof. Dr. C. Kirisits and is complementary to the ESTRO ‘Image-guided radiotherapy & chemotherapy in ...
  • Gynecology
28 Feb 2019 - 01 Mar 2019
Essentials in Skin Surface Brachytherapy
United States - Boca Raton
  You are invited to register for an interactive clinical workshop focused on improving your HDR brachytherapy treatment planning and delivery skills for skin surface treatment. Topics ...
  • Skin
12 Mar 2019 - 13 Mar 2019
Real-time image guided HDR BT for prostate cancer
Great Britain (UK) - Leeds
The purpose of this clinical workshop is threefold: 1. Integrated overview of the concept and practice of Real-time image-guided implants and adaptive planning The programme addresses all ...
  • Prostate
18 Mar 2019 - 19 Mar 2019
Image-Guided Adaptive Brachytherapy for Gynecology
United States - Orlando
You are invited to attend an interactive clinical workshop on image-guided adaptive brachytherapy for Gynecology. Participants obtain comprehensive practical insight into the clinical workflow of ...
  • Gynecology
08 Apr 2019 - 09 Apr 2019
Real-time Image Guided HDR Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer
Canada - Montréal
A clinical workshop focused on improving your treatment planning and delivery skills with High Dose Rate Brachytherapy Meeting Date and Location: Please note that the meeting will take place in a ...
  • Prostate