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Training and Education

New Course

University of the West of England (UWE) are hosting Mark McDade running IPEM study days on 18th & 19th May.

For more details view their website here


Faculty of Physician Associates

The Faculty of Physician Associates was formally launched on 2 July 2015. The UK Association of Physician Associates (UKAPA), Health Education England and the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), in conjunction with other Royal Colleges, have worked collaboratively to set up the Faculty – the first non-doctor faculty of the RCP.

Quality Assurance for SPECT systems

New learning e-modules are available on the IAEA website,

Quality Assurance for SPECT systems modules can be accessed here

EANM-recognised program in Radiopharmacy

This postgraduate training empowers natural scientists and pharmacists to assume responsibility for the production and quality control of radiopharmaceuticals. The course contents follow the guidelines of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM). Successful candidates achieve a “Certificate of Advanced Studies” issued by ETH Zurich.

EANM radiopharmacy course

The ETH Zurich holds this program in cooperation with the universities of Ljubljana and Leipzig.

- Module I : Aug 31- Sept 11, 2015, Ljubljana (Slovenia)
- Module II : Feb 8-19, 2016, Zurich (Switzerland)
- Module III: Sept 5-16, 2016, Leipzig (Germany)

Our new website provides further information:

New E-learning modules on the Human Health Campus

7 new learning e-modules are now online provided by IAEA.

Click here to visit the Human Health website

These E-learning modules are very comprehensive, interactive learning materials aimed at expanding the educational opportunities of health professionals working in the field of nuclear medicine and diagnostic imaging.

Acknowledging the fact that science-based medicine is crucial for professional development, we have also integrated more than 700 high-quality literature sources covering a plethora of topics in modern day clinical practices that can be found in the Guidelines and Literature component of each clinical section (e.g. oncology, cardiovascular, endocrinology, etc.)

Guidelines and literature section can be found here

New Publication Released Online: PET/CT Atlas on Quality Control and Image Artefacts

The new IAEA publication “PET/CT Atlas on Quality Control and Image Artefacts” has been released on the Internet. 

Follow this link here to view

EANM recognised postgraduate education in Radiopharmacy

This article contains information on the EANM recognised postgraduate program in Radiopharmacy. The program addresses pharmacists and natural scientists working in the production and QC of radiopharmaceuticals.

NHS Higher Specialist Scientific Training Programme (HSST) 2014

The recruitment process for the NHS Higher Specialist Scientific Training Programme (HSST) 2014 is now open.
Further information is available on the NHS Careers website
A detailed description of the HSST programme and its development is available in Scaling the Heights: an overview of Higher Specialist Scientist Training (HSST) in Healthcare Science
Details of the HSST curricula can be found at NHS Networks.
Read HSST Advert Release pdfHere 
View Core Person Specification for entry to Higher Specialist Scientific Training pdfHere
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