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1 DHA Radiation Protection Educational Program (RPEP): Basics of Radiation Protection in Hospitals (Radiology Practices) Basics of Radiation Safety (RS) in hospitals is mandatory to protect patients, staff and public RS is required for radiation workers working in radiation areas (Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, etc) Education and Training in the RS field are recommended by National and International Laws and Regulations to ensure the beneficial use of ionizing radiation. Radiation Protection Educational materials based on the publications of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will be delivered during this course along with other references related to Radiation Protection subject. : Venue: Dubai Health Authority (DHA), DHA Hospitals / Rashid Central Library Medical Educational Department (MED) Targeted Audience : Physicians, Radiologists, Radiographers, Medical Physicists & Bio-Medical Engineers Contact : - Ms Maryam Hassan ALHattawi ( ) Tel / - Ms Ghariba H O Salem Al Ktebi ( ), Tel Accredited by: DHA as 11 DHA Credit Hours Organized by: Department of Medical Education (MED), DHA In cooperation with: DHA Radiation Protection Committee (RPC) إدارة التعليم الطبي اللجنة المركزية للوقاية من اإلشعاع هيئة الصحة دبي

2 DHA Radiation Protection Educational Program (RPEP) Scientific Program Model

3 DHA Radiation Protection Educational Program (RPEP): Radiation Protection for Dental Radiology Practices Basics of Radiation Safety (RS) in hospitals is mandatory to protect patients, staff and public RS is required for radiation workers working in radiation areas (Radiology, Dental, etc) Education and Training in the RS field are recommended by National and International Laws and Regulations to ensure the beneficial use of ionizing radiation. Radiation Protection Educational materials based on the publications of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will be delivered during this course along with other references related to Radiation Protection subject. Venue: Venue: Dubai Health Authority (DHA), DHA Hospitals / Rashid Central Library Medical Educational Department (MED) Targeted Audience : Dentists and Dental Professional Teams, Dental Nurses, Radiographers, Medical Physicists & Bio-Medical Engineers Contact : - Ms Maryam Hassan ALHattawi ( ) Tel / - Ms Ghariba H O Salem Al Ktebi ( ), Tel Accredited by: DHA Organized by: Department of Medical Education (MED), DHA In cooperation with: DHA Radiation Protection Committee (RPC) إدارة التعليم الطبي اللجنة المركزية للوقاية من اإلشعاع هيئة الصحة دبي

4 DHA Radiation Protection Educational Program (RPEP) Scientific Program Model

5 Jacek Andrzej Janeczek, BSc, MSc, PhD Senior Medical Physicist Senior Medical Physicist at Tawam Hospital, BSc & MSc (Warsaw University of Technology) since November 1995, PhD (Prague Technical University). Working at the Medical Physics Department of Tawam Hospital in Al Ain. Established Quality Assurance program for Diagnostic Radiology X-ray equipment. Conducting Quality Assurance and Radiation Protection Surveys of X-ray equipment in hospitals and clinics both private and government all over UAE Guest lecturer at UAE University ( ) medical Physics Faculty Conducting practical training of medical physicists from outside hospitals. Participating in IAEA project of patient dose assessment participating in the IAEA patient protection regional project on Strengthening Radiation Protection in Medicine (RAS9055) (2010/2011).

6 Lecturer (Medical Physicist) Jamila Salem AlSuwaidi, BSc, MSc, PhD Consultant Medical Physicist at Dubai Health Authority (DHA), BSc (UAE University), MSc & PhD (Surrey University, UK), joined DHA since Aug Established the Medical Physics Department at the DHA. Participated in establishing the Nuclear Medicine Department and created the Radioiodine Therapy service at Dubai Hospital - DHA. Founded Radiation Protection and Quality Control programs for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at the DHA. Participated in the establishment of the Medical Physics undergraduate track at the UAE University. Guest lecturer at UAE Univ ( ) and Clinical Instructor for the Higher College of Technology (HCT), Dubai Women College (DWC), Health Sciences, Medical Imaging ( ). Managed IAEA National technical projects of control of radiation exposure and participated in IAEA Regional and International Projects. Awarded UAE Presidential Award for Sciences (Dec 2012) for her achievements in the Radiation in Medicine field. Awarded the IAEA Certificate of Merit, RAS9055 Project on Strengthen Radiation Safety in Medicine, Nov Member of the team who win the Best Technical Project, Picture Achieving and Communication System (PACS) for Radiology Practices, Dubai Government Excellence Award Program, Honored as Distinctive Female Employee, Dubai Government Excellence Award Program, Awarded Sheikh Rashid Award for Sciences, Dubai Government, Published a number of scientific articles in international journals on subjects in radiation dosimetry and patient radiation safety. Contribute in organizing the DHA Radiation Protection educational courses. Former President of Emirates Medical Physics Society (EMPS),

7 Lecturer (Medical Physicist) Laila Ghuloom Al Balooshi,BSc, MSc Senior Medical Physicist at Dubai Health Authority (DHA), BSc (UAE University), MSc (Queensland University Of technology, Australia). First local employee in Radiation Protection Unit in Medical Physics Section since Certificate in Routine Hospital Radiopharmacy (Organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Certificate in Management of Medical Equipment, Department of Medical Engineering and Physics, Kings College Hospital London, UK. Regular lecturer on radiation protection given to radiation nurses in Dubai Hospital Supervising newly recruited Medical Physicists. Training radiation users from other hospitals. Publish Many scientific papers and posters presented in local and international conferences and educational programs. Participate in several projects with the IAEA related to the evaluation of patient doses in the diagnostic radiology mainly in CT imaging modality. Contribute in organizing national and regional workshops within the DHA.

8 Lecturer (Medical Physicist) Najlaa Khalfan Almazrouei, BSc Senior Medical Physicist at Dubai Health Authority (DHA), BSc (UAE University), since Certificate of Professional Development in Radiation Protection from University of Strathclyed Scotland May 2006 Licenses in Radiolabeling of blood elements (WBC & Platelets) from ISORBE (International Society of Blood Element Radiolabeling ) 2010 In charge of the Radiation Protection Unit since Secretary of the Radiation protection Committee Nov2011. President of the Medical Physics Society Publish a chapter (Assessment of AGD in UAE) on a book ( Engage in several national and regional projects with the IAEA related to the evaluation of patient doses in the diagnostic radiology Participate as a lecturer in international and local conferences. Organize workshops within the DHA.

9 Lecturer (Dentist, Oral Radiologist) Dr Saad Al Bayatti Short Biography of the speaker: Dr. Saad Al Bayatti graduated from the College of Dentistry, University of Baghdad. He got his B.D.S. in 1983 and obtained his Master s in Oral Radiology from the same University in Dr. Al Bayatti started his carrier as a Dentist soon after graduation in the College of Dentistry, University of Baghdad. He worked in his specialty as a lecturer in Oral Radiology at the University of Baghdad from 1989 till He has also worked as a lecturer in Oral Radiology at the University of Ajman from 2000 until Dr Saad Joined Tawam Hospital Dental Centre, Al Ain in 2006 and worked as the Head of Oral Radiology Division, and left the Centre in Currently, Dr Al Bayatti is working as a Lecturer in Oral Radiology at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sharjah, UAE.

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