Radiation Protection

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.

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)

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.

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.

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

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

More information:
From the course coordinator.


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