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Continuous professional development in radiation protection | Radiation & pregnancy: maternity protection

Faculty Club
Faculty Club
Groot Begijnhof 14


Ionising radiation offers various applications in industry and in the medical sector. It is a challenge to sufficiently protect the workers, public and environment against possible detrimental effects of radiation.

This training session is part of a series of sessions organised in the framework of the continuous professional development in radiation protection in the medical sector. The aim is to discuss the most recent status of relevant subjects in radiation protection for professionals responsible for the supervision of exposed workers, public and environment.

This training session is eligible for 3 hours of continuous professional development in radiation protection for the prolongation of the certification of occupational health physicians. It is also eligible for 1h30 for below-mentioned professionals:

  • Radiologists;
  • Connexists;
  • Nuclear medicine physicians;
  • Medical physics experts in nuclear medicine;
  • Medical physics experts in radiotherapy;
  • Medical physics experts in radiology;
  • Entitled staff (Nurses, paramedics and technologists).


All professionals who are directly involved in the control or supervision of radiation protection issues, such as:

  • Medical Doctors for medical supervision;
  • Medical Specialists in Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy;
  • Experts in Health Physics who supervise the measures in radiation protection in the medical sector.


Het volledige programma kan hier worden gedownload:

Programme CPD Maternity protection March 2023.pdf


Knowledge of the basic principles of ionising radiation is recommended, but not required.


No preparation is required for this training course.


The registration fee is 223,85 EUR, VAT included (185,00 EUR + 21% VAT).

Cancellation with total refund is only possible until February 17, 2023.

Your registration is only final when you have made your payment by creditcard or bank transfer. When registering, the SCK CEN Academy will send you a separate e-mail with further instructions related to your payment. If you would need further assistance, please contact academy [at] sckcen [dot] be.The invoice will be sent to your organisation after the training course. If you need an invoice before the start of the training session, please let us know and provide us with your invoice data.


Please register yourself via the registration button above before February 16, 2023.

Cancellation with total refund is only possible until February 17, 2023.

SCK CEN reserves the right to cancel a training course or event (e.g. in case of low number of registrations) without reimbursement of already made travel and accommodation arrangements.

We attach great importance to the safety of our trainees. SCK CEN has the right to modify the programme, cancel or postpone the training course at any time based on further instructions imposed by the Belgian government or internal instructions by the SCK CEN General Management related to the current COVID-19 pandemic.


The training session takes place on Thursday March 2, 2023 from 14.00 h until 17.00 h in the Faculty club, Leuven.

Driving directions are available online via this plan.

You can park on the visitors parking. After registration you will receive a parking code.

Please note that the PIANOFORTE project provides travel grants for early career radiation protection professionals (who are max 7 years after starting their career) coming from outside Belgium to attend training courses related to radiation protection. Applications guidelines are available on https://pianoforte-partnership.eu/calls/travel-grants-for-early-career-radiation-protection-professionals.  

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