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Task Group No. 194 - Simulation Training for Medical Physicists and Impact on Procedure Outcome

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The task group will develop simulation training methods for certain high risk radiation oncology physics activities, focusing initially on:

  1. Stereotactic radiosurgery and hypofractionated radiotherapy (cranial and extra-cranial),
  2. Prostate seed implant brachytherapy,
  3. High dose rate remote afterloading brachytherapy, and
  4. Linac commissioning.

The first three procedures were selected since an error in such short time duration procedures has a much high probability of harm to the patient because of the reduced error detection time. Similarly, linac commissioning will impact all patient treatments and thus are a greater risk.

Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 9/23/2009
Committee Keywords: TG194
Board of Directors  [Status]
Professional Council  [Status]
Clinical Practice  [Status]
TG194 - Simulation Training for Medical Physicists and Impact on Procedure Outcome  [Status]
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Michael Schell
Task Group Chair

Daniel Pavord
Task Group Co-Chair

Members - 2015 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position) View 2016 Roster

There are 9 members and guests.
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Andrew  W. Beavis, PhD

9/23/2009  Member - (nonvoting) 7/30/2014  Member -
Derek W. Brown, PhD

7/23/2012  Member -
Peter B. Dunscombe, PhD

7/23/2012  Member -
Terrance A. Harms, MS

7/23/2012  Member -
Michael Milano

8/25/2014  Guest - (nonvoting)
Michael O'Neill

no coi on file
8/25/2014  Guest - (nonvoting)
Daniel C. Pavord, MS

7/24/2012  Task Group Co-Chair -
Michael C. Schell, PhD

9/23/2009  Task Group Chair -
Yan . Yu, PhD

7/30/2014  Member -

Staff Assigned to Committee - 2015 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position)
There are 1 staff.
Fairobent, Lynne A  

1/1/2011  AAPM Staff - Government Relations Manager (ex officio, nonvoting)