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Radiotherapy, Nuclear Medicine and Cyclotron Training

During the past decade, the leap in Radiotherapy technology has been overwhelming. Nuclear Medicine and Radiopharmaceutical production based on Cyclotron are recent courses in Health.

 

Cancer centers strive to accelerate and optimize the implementation of advanced technologies to ensure that patients are treated safely, efficiently and effectively.

 

Equipments become more sophisticated and more tools become available to improve accuracy, Physicians, Physicists and Technicians need sources of concise information, as well as practical training on the application of these new technologies.

Radiotherapy, Nuclear Medicine and Cyclotron Training

Radiotherapy Training Program

During the past decade, the leap in radiotherapy technology has been overwhelming.

 

Cancer centers strive to accelerate and optimize the implementation of advanced technologies to ensure that patients are treated safely, efficiently and effectively.

As treatment equipments become more sophisticated and more tools become available to improve accuracy, Physicians, Physicists and Dosimetrists need sources of concise information, as well as training on the application of these new techniques.

 

Comprehensive Radiotherapy Training Programs

 

Our team will help you to accelerate the adoption of advanced techniques, regardless of the brand you choose - including Varian®, Elekta® or Siemens® - as well as to optimize and make the best use of the advanced technologies at your Centre.

Mercurius Health has an expert team in all advanced technologies trainned in all major radiation therapy technologies –including IMRT, IGRT, RapidArc, VMAT or SRS.

 

What does Radiotherapy Training Program includes?

  • Covers topics relevant to your practice
  • Provides training (hands-on) for all members of the clinical team to improve quality and workflow efficiency
  • Includes training on clinical processes/cases, as well as in the planning and administration of the treatment
  • Learning side by side, with the local team - learning through the example
  • Help local team to improve treatment planning for each treatment technique
  • Offer remote treatment plans ,and physician/physicist/dosimetrist consultation services


Radiotherapy Personalized Training Program at a Leading Centre

According to your equipments models and TPS, Mercurius Health will design a Training Program including a pre-defined period at a Leading Centre, learning the best practices in place. This training can be complemented by hands-on training at your Centre location.

 

Clinical Training – benefits

  • Hands-on training validates your staff’s new core competencies;
  • Optimizes the clinical application of technology;
  • Time savings arising from experience and process optimization;
  • Accelerates integration of new and advanced treatment modalities;
  • Enables the Centre to treat complex cases;
  • Ensures that new and advanced treatment modalities are used for the most appropriate patient cases.


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Nuclear Medicine nad Cyclotron Operation Training Program

Comprehensive Nuclear Medicine and Cyclotron Operation Training Programs

 

Our team will help you to accelerate the implementation of new exams, regardless the type of equipment (Gamma-Camera or PET/CT) or the brand you choose - including Philips®, GE® or Siemens® - as well as to optimize and make the best use of the advanced technologies at your Centre.

 

Mercurius Health has an expert team, trained in all major equipments that will help your team from the simplest exam to the most complicated one or to a new treatment situation.

 

Mercurius Health can support you on a standard radiopharmacy management, but also on the introduction of new radiopharmaceuticals. Our expertise covers also HIS/RIS and PACS management.

 

Mercurius Health can be responsible dor your staff training, from routine to R&D at PhD level. On-the-job training of resident teams, building local expertise, leading your team to autonomous full operation of the unit.

 

What does Nuclear Medicine or Cyclotron Operation Training Program includes?

  • Covers topics relevant to your practice
  • Provides training (hands-on) for all members of the clinical team to improve quality and workflow efficiency
  • Includes training on clinical processes/cases, as well as in the planning and administration of exams and treatments
  • Learning side by side, with the local team - learning through the example
  • Radiation protection and safety principles
  • Radiopharmacy manipulation
  • Training on radiopharmaceutical injection and intravenous puncture techniques
  • Help local team to improve exam performance and reporting for each type
  • Support on image processing, quantification and reconstruction
  • Support on waste management procedures
  • Remote exams reports and physician / physicist consultation services, whenever you need


Nuclear Medicine Personalized or Cyclotron Operation Training Program at a Leading Centre

According to your equipments models, Mercurius Health will design a Training Program including a pre-defined period at a Leading Centre, learning the best practices in place. This training can be complemented by hands-on training at your Centre location.

 

Clinical Training – benefits

  • Hands-on training validates your staff’s new core competencies;
  • Optimizes the clinical application of technology;
  • Time savings arising from experience and process optimization;
  • Ensures that radiation is well managed, along the all process. From the arriving of the generator, to radiopharmacy manipulation, patient injection until the waste handling;
  • Accelerates integration of new exams and treatments modalities;
  • Enables the Centre to deal with complex cases.


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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take the training?

It depends on the size of local team, on the background of the team, on how many treatment techniques are being implemented. Normally we recommend not less than a six month period to consolidate local team knowledge and practice experience but it depends on the extend of the needs.

 

To who will be given the training?

It depends on your specific needs. Mercurius Health activity is focused on physicians, physicists, dosimetrists and technicians.

 

Where will be given the training?

It will take place at your center location, using your own resources.

Personalized trainings programs also includes a workout at a Leading Centre.

 

How is the training plan prepared?

We will define a training package that will be tailored and specific to each process step, according to local team needs.

 

After Mercurius Health leaves how can we clarify some doubts, during the treatment process itself?

Mercurius Health can offer real-time consultant services and give some practical recommendations, even in the most difficult or unusual cases.

 

Does Mercurius Health have experience with my specific Linac or TPS model and Gamma-Camera or PET/CT model?

In Radiotherapy, Mercurius Health team is proficient in all of the following major equipment vendors:

Varian, Elekta and Siemens.

PTW, SunNuclear and IBA.

Varian Eclipse, Elekta XiO and Monaco, BrainLab iPlan and BrainScan, Oncentra MasterPlan

In Nuclear Medicine, Mercurius Health team is proficient in all of the following major equipment vendors:

Philips, GE and Siemens

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