Proton Beam Therapy
Proton beam therapy (PBT) is a type of radiation therapy that uses high-energy proton beams to treat cancer. PBT uses a beam of positively charged particles called protons. PBT is typically used to treat cancers that are difficult to treat with surgery or conventional radiation therapy.
The Proton Beam Therapy online medical course course equips healthcare professionals with an understanding of the background and general awareness
Available for healthcare professionals around the world, this high-quality course is ideal for anyone working in radiotherapy and related services including clinical oncologists, medical physicists, therapy radiographers and dosimetrists.
The course can also enhance the knowledge and understanding of healthcare professionals working in related services for example, medical and surgical oncologists, radiologists, clinical engineers, play specialists, specialist nurses and other allied health professionals.
- Develop your understanding of the background and general awareness of PBT
- Suitable for surgical oncologists, radiologists & healthcare professional working in radiotherapy and related services.
- Course developed by the UK’s leading clinical specialists.
The Proton Beam Therapy elearning course covers the history of PBT, clinical indications and side effects, physical characteristics and generation of proton beams, treatment planning and delivery, radiation protection, along with the multi-disciplinary patient pathway.
Each engaging elearning session contains interactive content which delivers the educational objectives using a variety of techniques, including animations and video.
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