Spanish Radiation
Protection Society
   


Refresher Courses  
 
  Session 1 - Radiation Effects
RC-1a Epidemiology: Strengths, Limitations and Interpretations (Examples: Chernobyl, Nuclear Reactor Workers)
Dr Margot Tirmarche, Institute for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
RC-1b Influence of Gender and Age at Exposure on the Risk of Radiation-Induced Cancer
Dr. Dale Preston, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
  Session 2 - Radiological Protection System and Regulation
RC-2a Justification, Optimization and Decision-Aiding in Existing Exposure Situations
  Dr. Per Hedeman Jensen, Risř National Laboratory, Roskilde, Denmark
  Session 3 - Dosimetry and Instumentation
RC-3a Monte Carlo Simulations for In-Vivo Internal Dosimetry (Including Phantom Development)
  Dr. Gianfranco Gualdrini, ENEA-AMB-PRO-IRP, Bologna, Italia
RC-3b External Dosimetry, Operational Quantities and Their Measurement
  Dr. Christian Wernli, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villingen, Switzerland
  Session 4 - Radiation Protection of Patients
RC-4a Mammography Screening
Dr. Keith Faulkner, Regional Director of QA (Screening), QA Reference Centre, Newcastle General Hospital, United Kingdom
RC-4b Radiation Protection in Cardiac and Interventional Procedures
  Dr Christine Reek, Radiology Department, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, United Kingdom
  Session 5 - Radiation Protection in the Workplace
RC-5a Radiation Protection in NORM industries
  Dr. Jan van der Steen, NRG Arnhem, The Netherlands
RC-5b Programmes for internal dose monitoring
  Mr. Klaus Henrichs, SIEMENS AG, CT ES RP, München, GermanyDr. George Etherington, Dose Assessments Department, National Radiological Protection Board, United Kingdom
  Session 6 - Radiation Protection of the public
RC-6a Quality Assurance and the Evaluation of Uncertainties in Environmental Measurements
  Dr. Lourdes Romero, Department of Environmental Impact of Energy, CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain
RC-6b Practical Applications of ExemptionsMr. Anthony D. Wrixon, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria(to be presented by Dr. G.C.Mason, Radiation Safety Section, International Atomic Energy Agency)
Mr. Anthony D. Wrixon, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria(to be presented by Dr. G.C.Mason, Radiation Safety Section, International Atomic Energy Agency)
  Session 7 - Incidents & Accidents
RC-7a The Medical Diagnosis and Treatment of Radiation Overexposed People
  Dr. Patrick Gourmelon, Institute for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety / DPHD, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
RC-7b Emergency and Post-Accidental Management
  Dr. G. Neale Kelly, European Commmission, DG Research, Brussels, Belgium
Mr. C. Rojas-Palma, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK/CEN), Belgium
  Session 8 - Protection Against Non - Ionising Radiation
RC-8a Laser Radiation Safety
Dr John O'Hagan, Head Laser Dosimetry Group, National Radiological Protection Board, United Kingdom
Dr Ken Barat , Laser Safety Officer, National Ignition Facility, University of California, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore,
  Session 9 - Societal Influences in Radiation Protection
RC-9a Lessons Learned in Stakeholder Involvement: The Villigen Workshop Series
Dr John Patterson, School of Law, University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom
RC-9b Public Information Needs
Dr. Ana Prades, Nuclear Fission Department, Ciemat, Madrid, Spain
Prof. Rosario Martínez Arias, Department of Methodology of Behavioral Sciences, Faculty of Psychology, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain