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Education on the Stand at UKRCO 2017

3 May, 2017
UKRC 2017

Make sure you make the most of the free CPD opportunities available at this year’s UKRCO conference in Manchester by booking your place at Education on the Stand.

These sessions, some of which will be CPD Now endorsed, provide you with a valuable opportunity to pick up new skills, learn new techniques and enhance your knowledge and understanding.

Below, you will find a list of the Education on the Stand sessions with information on how you can book your place and avoid disappointment.

This information will be updated with additional courses up until the conference begins. Check back regularly to ensure you don’t miss out!

If you’ve not booked your ticket for UKRC yet, you can still register by clicking here

 

Accuray International, stand 8

Accuray Precision

An Overview of Radixact Treatment Planning Capabilities (hands-on demonstration) 

Times: Monday 10am, Tuesday 12pm, Wednesday 3pm

Accuray Precision 

Elegant solutions for adaptive treatment workflows (hands-on demonstration)

Times: Monday 12pm, Tuesday 10am, Wednesday 12pm

 

Carestream, stand 22

Masterclass sessions available for Carestream RIS, PACS & VNA users

One hour sessions available with our applications specialist for you to have training on a subject of your choice.

Booking: Please email Jane Grimsley: jane.grimsley@carestream.com

Monday: 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm

Tuesday: 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm

Wednesday: 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm

 

Cobalt, stand 7

Under the covers – what’s inside your MRI scanner?

Booking: Email education@cobalthealth.co.uk to book your place

Monday 10am and 1pm

Tuesday 11am and 2pm

MRI explained in 15 minutes

Booking: Email education@cobalthealth.co.uk

Monday 11am and 2pm

Tuesday 10am and 1pm

 

DOSIsoft, stand 18

Phantom-free EPID-based pretreatment verification. 

Description: Presentation of a smart workflow based on the web technology.

Monday 10-11am

 

DuPont Protection Solutions, stand 19

Safe handling of oncology drugs 

The aim of this session is to provide guidance on people/process protection to individuals and organisations involved in handling cytostatic substances.

Monday 11am 

Tuesday 11am 

Wednesday 11am

 

Flen Health, stand 15

A new hydroactive colloid gel for the treatment of radiotherapy-induced skin reactions. 

An overview of significant new evidence and a proposed treatment pathway.

Monday 11am

Tuesday 11am

Wednesday 11am

 

Fujifilm UK Ltd, stand 91-95

Fujifilm’s artificial intelligence and dose reduction in radiography 

Introducing how AI such as Virtual Grid and Dynamic visualisation is evolving 

Booking: Email: medicalsales_uk@fujifilm.com (subject: UKRC CPD)

Monday: 11am, 3:30pm

Tuesday: 11am, 12 noon, 2pm 3:30pm 

Child’s Play

A practical experience of using Fujifilm’s D-EVO DR detector in a paediatric hospital

Monday: 1pm

Tuesday: 1pm

Booking: Email: medicalsales_uk@fujifilm.com (subject: UKRC CPD)

 

GE Healthcare, stand 77

Dose & Image Quality Optimisation: Structuring your Image Optimisation Team (IOT).

Monday: 1:20-1:40pm

Tuesday: 10:30-10:50 and 1:20-1:40pm

Wednesday: 1:20-1:40pm

 

Guerbet, stand 24-27

Update on gadolinium accumulation in the brain and its link with gadolinium based contrast agents (GBCAs)

• Brief overview of GBCAs

• Clinical cases: Detection of hyper-signals in Unenhanced T1 weighted MR images in brain. 

• Data showing that hyper-signals correspond to gadolinium accumulation in the brain

• Stability and safety of GBCAs

Booking: Book on the stand on the day

Talks will take place throughout the duration of the conference on the hour every hour. Exact times to be confirmed on the day.

Safety of gadolinium based contrast agents (GBCAs)

• Of types of adverse reactions associated with GBCAs

• Comparison of adverse reactions in commonly used GBCAs on the basis of published data

• Gadolinium accumulation in brain after the use of GBCAs

Booking: Book on the stand on the day

Talks will take place throughout the duration of the conference on the hour every hour. Exact times to be confirmed on the day.

Hepato Cellecular Carcinoma (HCC): efficacy and safety of different treatments 

• Brief overview of HCC & the established guidelines for it’s treatment

• Treatment options for HCC

• Focus on trans-arterial chemo-embolisation (TACE) as an effective  mode of treatment for HCC

• Safety & efficacy data for TACE in the light of published data.

Booking: Book on the stand on the day

Talks will take place throughout the duration of the conference on the hour every hour. Exact times to be confirmed on the day.

Hysterosalpingography (HSG): Can oil-soluble contrast media (OSCM) increase the chances of pregnancy: an update. 

• Brief overview of Infertility in Women & Treatment Options

• Review of clinical data for the link of pregnancy with the use of OSCM in HSG.

Booking: Book on the stand on the day

Talks will take place throughout the duration of the conference on the hour every hour. Exact times to be confirmed on the day.

Update on NSF (Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis)

• Definition & symptoms of NSF

• The role of transmetallation in NSF

• The role of stability of gadolinium based (MRI) contrast media in NSF

• Reported confirmed unconfounded clinical cases of NSF

• Potential prevention of NSF

Booking: Book on the stand on the day

Talks will take place throughout the duration of the conference on the hour every hour. Exact times to be confirmed on the day.

Contrast induced nephropathy

• Definition of CIN

• The pathophysiology of CIN

• The risk factors related to CIN

• The role of osmolality and viscosity of the contrast agent in CIN

• A detailed analysis of Iso-osmolar contrast agent and Low-Osmolar contrast agents and their role in the aetiology of CIN

• Potential prevention of CIN

Booking: Book on the stand on the day

Talks will take place throughout the duration of the conference on the hour every hour. Exact times to be confirmed on the day.

 

LGBT Cancer Support Alliance

Improving clinical consultations with LGBT patients

Learn how to use language relating to the LGBT community in a clinical setting.

Booking: Email lawrence.roberts@christie.nhs.uk

Monday 11:20-11:30am

Tuesday 1:30-1:40pm

Wednesday 9:30-9:40am

Proud2BSmokefree: smoking, the LGBT community and cancer

Hear new recommendations to tackle higher rates of smoking in the LGBT community.

Booking: Email lawrence.roberts@christie.nhs.uk

Monday 1:30-1:40pm

Tuesday 10:50-11am, 3:50-4pm

 

Oncology Systems Ltd, stand 24 & 35

What is multi-parametric MR and how can it help diagnose prostate cancer?

Monday: 11:15am

Tuesday: 12:45pm, 3:45pm

Evaluating the CAD software Watson Elementary for prostate cancer detection using mp-MRI 

Monday: 1:15pm

Tuesday: 10:45am

Wednesday: 9:30am

Overview of SpaceOAR hydrogel technology and it's use as a per-rectal spacer for Prostate Radiotherapy

Monday: 10:20 & 15:30

Tuesday: 14:10

Wednesday: 09:50

 

Philips, stand 45

Dose reduction and workflow improvement with Philips SkyFlow 

We will explain the function of digital scatter correction (Philips SkyFlow), its impact on clinical workflow, image quality and dose.

Booking: Email Bernadette.palombo@philips.com to register your place. Alternatively, visit our stand and register on the day. Please note there are limited spaces per session and we would recommend registering in advance.

Monday 9:30-10am, 2:30-3pm

Tuesday 7 June 9-9:30am, 1:15-1:45pm

The developing role of diagnostic MR in radiotherapy

Showing the important role that the diagnostic MR scanner will be able to play in the developing area of radiotherapy planning.

Booking: Email Bernadette.palombo@philips.com to register your place. Alternatively, visit our stand and register on the day. Please note there are limited spaces per session and we would recommend registering in advance.

Monday 1-1:30pm

Tuesday 3:45-4:15pm

iMR – a model-based approach to iterative reconstruction

Explanation of iMR/ iterative reconstruction.

Booking: Email Bernadette.palombo@philips.com to register your place. Alternatively, visit our stand and register on the day. Please note there are limited spaces per session and we would recommend registering in advance.

Monday 1:45-2:15pm

Tuesday 2:30-3pm

Spectral CT – exploring the possibilities

Explanation of spectral CT and Dual energy imaging techniques and acquisition

Booking: Email Bernadette.palombo@philips.com to register your place. Alternatively, visit our stand and register on the day. Please note there are limited spaces per session and we would recommend registering in advance.

Monday 12-12:30pm

Tuesday 11:30am-12pm

Comprehensive dose management across modalities

Highlight the potential influence the upcoming EU Directive regarding Dose Management can have on your day to day activities.

Booking: Email Bernadette.palombo@philips.com to register your place. Alternatively, visit our stand and register on the day. Please note there are limited spaces per session and we would recommend registering in advance.

Monday 11:15-11:45am, 3:30-4pm

Tuesday 10:45-11:15am, 12:30-1pm

 

PTW –UK Ltd, stand 4 & 5

Beamscan – a new era in beam data scanning, featuring a novel method of ensuring data is as accurate as possible

Booking: Email sales@ptw-uk.com

Monday 1:40-2pm Tuesday 12:40-1pm

Octavius4D – true independence in plan verification, featuring Verisoft analysis software and non-coplanar delivery quantification

Booking: Email sales@ptw-uk.com

Tuesday 10:40-11am Wednesday 09:20-9:50am

Track-it: An intuitive solution for inter-discipline data archiving and analysis

Booking: Email sales@ptw-uk.com

Monday 11:10-11:40am

Tuesday 1:40-2pm

 

Siemens Healthineers, stand 79

CT dose

Dose reducing and management features available on the range of Siemens CT scanners, and options for recording and optimising resultant doses.

Booking: www.siemens.co.uk/ukrc

10:30-11am every day

New 3D technology in general x-ray

Our new Multitom Rax system for general x-ray has the technology to undertake general x-ray, fluoroscopy and 3D examinations all on one x-ray machine without compromising on image quality.

Booking: www.siemens.co.uk/ukrc

11:00-11:30am every day

MRI – The patient experience

To reduce acoustic noise we will be presenting a how to use quiet suite, to reduce time we will be presenting Go Brain and our different parallel imaging

Booking: www.siemens.co.uk/ukrc

11:30am-12pm every day

Whole body MR

With recent changes to NICE guidelines whole body MRI is now a hot topic in the UK. We will present a how to guide for whole body imaging based on David Hillier’s paper in the ISMRM edition of the Magnetometer Flash.

Booking: www.siemens.co.uk/ukrc

1-1:30pm every day

Basics of Cardiac CT

We will look at the most important factors for successful cardiac CT including the indications for examinations, patient preparation, and basic cardiac anatomy. 

Booking: www.siemens.co.uk/ukrc

1:30-2pm every day

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