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Continuous Professional Development Session: Digital Radiography in Daily Practice

  • 14 Aug 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Singapore Institute of Technology
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Dr.Napapong Pongnapang

Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Napapong Pongnapang, Ph.D. is an assistant professor and head of Department of Radiological Technology at the Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand. He is also an adjunct senior lecturer in Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, School of Primary and Allied Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Australia

He received his Bachelor’s degree in Radiological Technology from Mahidol University in 1994. He holds a Master’s degree in medical physics from the same institute in 1996. He attended the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in San Antonio, Texas, USA and received his doctoral degree in Radiology- Medical Physics in 2002.

Napapong’s professional expertise includes; physics measurements in radiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, operational heath physics and radiography education. Napapong has been involved with international organizations such as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), as an expert in numbers of international and regional projects.

He holds dual professional qualifications as a licensed professional radiographer and a medical physicist. Napapong is currently the President of Radiological Technologist Professional Board of the Kingdom of Thailand. He is very active in medical physics and radiography profession practice and education in Thailand and in Asia-Pacific Region.


Course description: 

  1. Updates on advances and standards in digital imaging and display
  2. QM in digital imaging department
  3. Tips and pitfalls in daily practice 
  4. Patient dose and optimization in digital imaging

Expected outcomes:

Upon completion of the refresher course, the participants will be able to understand how to:

  • ·      Optimize the quality of digital radiography images
  • ·      Select the optimal technique for the benefits of patients (optimization)
  • ·      Understand current standards on digital imaging practice
  • ·      Understand concepts of patient dose and dose monitoring in DR

Program Details:

Time

Topic

18.30-19.00

Registration

19.00-19.30

Updates on Digital Radiography (DR) and image display

19.30-20.00

Quality Management in DR

20.00-20.15

Tea break

20.15-20.45

Tips and Pitfalls in DR

20.45-21.15

A matter of dose and image optimization

21.15-21.30

Q&A and Closing


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