The course is conducted in project form. Through self-studies, tutorials, interviews, and participation in the various stagesinvolved in radiotherapy do a risk analysis of the radiotherapy chain. The risk analysis includes risk analysis of informationand workflows and data analysis of the calibration of a linear accelerator. The work will be based in the existing organization in radiation oncology department. Students are expected to identify thevarious information sources, information interpreters and existing control mechanisms. This information is compiled in astructured manner and analyzed. The course includes a number of lectures that provide an introduction to risk analysistool that is frequently used in the sector. Emphasis is placed on Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) and Action Error Analysis(AEA). The goal is to assess the relevance and adequacies of the control mechanisms implemented today and suggestadditions.
University: Radiation dosimetry 15 ECTS, Physics of X-rays 7.5ECTS, Radiobiology and Radiation Protection 7.5 ECTS, Applied Dosimetry 5 ECTS, and Radiotherapy 5 ECTS or corresponding. The two last courses can be studied in parallel with this course. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/6. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Application deadline was
17 October 2022.
Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.