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New article on the ESR Audit Tool published

Posted September 20, 2018

The article The ESR Audit Tool (Esperanto): genesis, contents and pilot prepared by the ESR Audit & Standards Subcommittee has just been published in Insights into Imaging. It introduces the Clinical Audit Tool booklet (Esperanto) incl. 17 sample audit templates and the audit project, which was performed by EuroSafe Imaging Star departments. Read the full article here.

Further details on clinical audit are available here and find out more about the EuroSafe Imaging Stars here.


European Guidelines on Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging published

Posted September 6, 2018

The ESR and EuroSafe Imaging are proud to announce the publication of the European Guidelines on Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging in the European Commission’s Radiation Protection Series.

These guidelines were developed by the European Commission-funded project PiDRL (European Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging), which was coordinated by the ESR and supported by the key European stakeholders and professional groups with relevance to the radiation protection of paediatric patients.

For further details on the PiDRL project, click here.

 


Webinar on radiation protection in interventional radiology

Posted September 5, 2018

The IAEA Radiation Protection of Patients Unit is organising a webinar on Radiation protection in interventional radiology: practical hints and tricks on September 6 at 15:00 CET.

Click here to learn more about the webinar and learning objectives. The registration is available here. The recorded broadcast will be available shortly after the webinar.

 


EuroSafe Imaging on the 5th African Regional IRPA Congress‘ agenda

Posted September 5, 2018

The 5th African Regional IRPA Congress will be held in Tunis on September 6-9, 2018. It is organised by the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA) and the Tunisian Association of Radiation Protection against Ionizing and Non Ionizing Radiations (ATPRI&NI).

Prof. John Damilakis, member of the EuroSafe Imaging Steering Committee, will present the EuroSafe Imaging initiative at the congress. In particular, he will focus on how EuroSafe Imaging can act as a role model for AFROSAFE.

Further information on other regional campaigns dedicated to radiation protection in medical imaging is available here.

 


EuroSafe Imaging shining brighter than ever with a record 100 EuroSafe Imaging Star centres

Posted September 3, 2018

The ESR and EuroSafe Imaging are proud to announce the record number of 100 EuroSafe Imaging Stars.

To meet all 100 EuroSafe Imaging Stars, take a look at the ‘Wall of Stars’. If your centre is no EuroSafe Imaging Star yet, then join our network by completing a simple self-evaluation using a defined list of criteria. We look forward to your applications!

For further details, also take a look at this Stars article, which was recently published in the HealthManagement Journal, and a video interview with Prof. Lorenzo Bonomo talking about the Stars initiative.


Immobilisation in paediatric imaging

Posted August 29, 2018

Learn more about immobilisation in paediatric imaging and take a look at the most recent Tips & Tricks edition prepared by the Ask EuroSafe Imaging working group.

Ask EuroSafe Imaging is an initiative aimed at improving information for professionals and patients. For this purpose, the working groups regularly publish short educational material called Tips & Tricks.

Stay tuned for new Tips & Tricks and if you have any specific questions, please send us a message.

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Earn e-CME points for EuroSafe Imaging Tips & Tricks

Posted August 28, 2018

The EuroSafe Imaging Tips & Tricks editions from 2017 focusing on CT, interventional radiology and paediatric imaging have recently been successfully accredited by the Austrian Medical Chamber.

Take a look at the Tips & Tricks, take the questionnaires afterwards on the ESR’s e-learning platform Education on Demand and earn 3 e-CME points.


Join the ECR 2019 EuroSafe Imaging Poster Exhibition

Posted August 27, 2018

EuroSafe Imaging is organising the sixth edition of its poster exhibition dedicated to radiation protection at the European Congress of Radiology 2019 (February 27 – March 3, 2019 in Vienna, Austria) – be a part of it and submit your EuroSafe Imaging poster registration by October 10!

For further details on the exhibition, click here. Posters of previous EuroSafe Imaging Poster Exhibitions are available here.


EuroSafe Imaging Call for Action 2018

Posted August 9, 2018

EuroSafe Imaging launched its new Call for Action 2018 at the European Congress of Radiology 2018.
Take a look at this video interview with Prof. Guy Frija, Chair of EuroSafe Imaging, about the Call for Action 2018 and EuroSafe Imaging’s activities.