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Quality & Safety in Radiation Therapy
Radiation Medicine constantly evolves, pushing technological and scientific boundaries at a rapid pace. Professionals experiencing significant changes in technology and practice remain vigilant about maintaining the safety of novel approaches while improving the quality of care using proven approaches and reconciling patient satisfaction and outcomes with fiscal responsibility. This course aims to expose learners to the overarching principles that comprise a program-wide approach to quality and safety and proposes a variety of tools and approaches that learners immediately experience to help advance their own practice along the quality continuum and provide insights to be brought back to their local program. Quality and safety are responsibilities of every member of the team. As such, our course takes an “inter-professional, team-based” approach to its curriculum and shares knowledge and ideas that will underpin the development of awareness and understanding so that everyone can contribute to an overall vision for delivering the highest quality care in the safest manner. Acknowledging this as an area of significant clinical interest, we believe our content positions the next generation of radiation medicine professionals to think critically about quality and safety in the face of rapid innovation.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Employ quality nomenclature and processes to address and minimize treatment-related incidents
- Manage change in light of innovation in terms of people, systems, and processes
- Develop and implement a programmatic quality framework
Course Program Overview
Visit the AEP YouTube Channel to watch the recently posted QSRT "Preview Video".
This short video clip provides an excellent overview of what you can expect when attending this course.
Past QSRT Course Programs
Educational credits are assessed on a per-course basis. Below is a sampling of the credits awarded for the last iteration of the course, but these are subject to change.
- Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists - 18.25 Category A Credits
- Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons - 17.5 Section 1 Credits
- Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board - 15 Credits
- Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Program Inc.- 16.15 Credits Hours
General registration fee is
Trainee registration fee is
Course registration fee includes:
- Access to electronic pre-course materials
- 2 day on-site course
- Access to electronic post-course
- Breakfast and lunch each day
- Course binder is no longer included in the registration fee, but can be provided upon request for a small fee. Please inquire.
- Social event
- Executive Service (optional - see below)
Registrants have the option of accessing our Executive Service for the handling of their travel arrangements at no extra charge. We will book your hotel and arrange transportation to and from the airport, as well as assist you with Toronto Tourism packages or events for your spouse/companion should it be required.
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Confirmation of registration will be provided upon receipt of payment.
DO NOT book non-refundable travel until your registration has been confirmed.
Registrant Cancellation: Written notification of cancellation is required at least ten business days prior to the course start date. If notification is received by this time a refund will be issued, minus a 15% administration fee. Substitutions and transfer of registration to a future course are also permitted. No refund will be issued if cancellation is received fewer than ten business days before the course start date.
Course Cancellation: If a course is cancelled, the Accelerated Education Program will refund the course registration fee in full but is not responsible for travel, accommodation, or other expenses incurred by the participant. The AEP assumes no liability for changes in course content or faculty.
Early-bird Discount: The AEP offers a 15% early-bird discount* to registrations completed four weeks or more prior to a course start date.
Alumni Discount: The AEP offers a 20% discount* to University of Toronto Department of Radiation Oncology Alumni.
*Discounts are only applicable to general registration pricing. Discounts may not be applied to trainee pricing.
These policies are subject to change without notice.