Radiation Protection

Goal:
The main goal of this course is to provide knowledge and understanding of occupational health, safety and environmental issues needed to work safely in a radionuclide laboratory, without unnecessary risk to yourself or others.

Format:
The course lasts three-and-a-half days and requires 48 hours of work in total, including private ­study. It is given twice a year.

Dates scheduled:
November 9 thru 13, 2015, examination on November 27, 2015
April 2016 (exact dates tba)

Content:
1. Radiation theory (1 day)
2. Radiation theory (0,5 day) Radiation practice (0,5 day)
3. Radiation theory (0,5 day) Radiation practice (0,5 day)
4. Examination (0,5 day)

Target audience:
This course is intended for PhD candidates and all those who need such knowledge in the course of their work.

Language:
The course is given in Dutch. Papers are also in Dutch, an English version of the book is available.

Examination and certificate:
This course ends with a formal examination for official certificate Radiation Protection 5B (Stralingsbescherming deskundigheidsniveau 5B).

Study load:
48 hours, which is comparable to 1,7 ECTS points.

Number of participants:
Maximum 16 per course.

Cost:
No charge for registered AMC PhD candidates.

Course coordinator:
Maarten Huikeshoven/ AMC Radiation Protection Group (SBG) / m.j.huikeshoven@amc.nl / tel. +31 (0)20 566 4836

Application:
Complete the application form on the AMC Intranet site (Dienstengids: Cursus Stralingshygiëne of via deze link)

More information:
From the course coordinator.

Contact

AMC Graduate School
E-mail
Tel: +31 (0)20 - 5663108