Unique first hand education

TARGIT - Academy

Training and Education

TARGIT Academy offers INTRABEAM users a unique first hand education and intensive hands-on training, which accelerates the learning curve to the optimum level within shortest time. Pioneers with more than ten years experience and in¬vestigators of the TARGIT-A trial share their profound knowledge about the TARGIT technique based on clinical evidence. TARGIT Academy training ensures the proper selection of patients, the safe use of INTRABEAM and the precise transfer of TARGIT technique.

  • General

    Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy is an interdisciplinary technique.

    The TARGIT Academy provides a networking platform, which enables the interaction and cooperation of surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical physicists and extended multidisciplinary team.

     

    Clinical education and practice

    • Unique first-hand and peer-led education

    • Peer-to-peer discussion about selection of patients, clinical trial
       results, clinical developments and other applications

    • Group discussion and troubleshooting

     

    Technical training

    • Extensive and interactive hands-on training

    • Practical implementation of the entire treatment workflow on
       a specially designed training simulator within interdisciplinary teams

    • In-depth instruction on the clinical application of TARGIT
       technique with INTRABEAM®

  • History

    Established in 2010.

    The TARGIT Academy was established in 2010 and is codirected

    by Professor Mohammed Keshtgar from the Royal Free and University College London, UK and Professor Frederik Wenz from the University Medical Centre Mannheim & University of Heidelberg.

     

    It is essential that as new centers take up the innovative TARGIT technology worldwide, patients are treated at the same level everywhere and that there is a quality assurance and training program in place to ensure that the powerful IORT technology is implemented appropriately.

     

    The IORT technique is relatively straightforward, but the success of this technology requires attention to details. The faculty from a multidisciplinary background who have been involved with this

    technology from the outset have extensive experience in performing the procedure and providing advice in difficult cases.

  • London

    Codirectors for the Atrium, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK

    Course Director:

     

    Mo Keshtgar

     

    Faculty

     

    • Mo Keshtgar

    • Claire Reynolds

    • Emily Baker

    • Regina Gonzalez

    • Katia Pasciuti

    • David Eaton

    • Katharine Pigott

  • Mannheim

    Codirectors for the University Medical Centre Mannheim, University of Heidelberg

    Course Director:

     

    Prof. Dr. F. Wenz

     

     

    Faculty

     

    Radiotherapy:

    • Prof. Dr. F. Wenz

    • Dr. E. Sperk

    • Dr. T. Reis

     

    Gynaecology:

    • Prof. Dr. M. Sütterlin

    • Dr. S. Wasgindt

    • Dr. A. Gerhardt

     

    Physics:

    • Dr. F. Schneider

    • S. Clausen Dipl.-Phys.

     

    Radiobiology:

    • PD. Dr. C. Herskind

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Further InformationRelated Links

  • Download Flyer

    [A4Flyer_Academy_Mannheim_31.May-June1st 2012.pdf] pdf, 1.862 KB

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