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University of Nebraska Medical Center

High Dose Rate Brachytherapy Emergency Training

In brachytherapy, there is a risk that the high dose rate radioactive source can get stuck inside the patient during treatment. This module will allow learners to work through a realistic simulation of a stuck source emergency situation in a safe environment and receive real-time feedback on their decision-making process. The goal is that this more realistic, simulated training environment will help learners gain the confidence and composure they need in the event of a high-stakes emergency situation in clinical practice.

Format: E-Learning Module
Development Date: April 11, 2022
Authors: Abby Besemer, Jeffrey Wong, Samuel Hendley, Megan Hyun, Kyle Gallagher, Sarah Wisnoskie, Diane Schott
Discipline: Medicine

Funding for the creation of this module was provided by an award from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

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