SAFE Europe Outputs

Resources and outputs including conference presentations.

Project results Organised by work packages

WP1 – The SAFE EUROPE project – presented at SRM conference, Feb 2020


SAFE EUROPE project: management, implementation and quality assurance – presented at CNART, Nov 2019


The SAFE EUROPE project: What is it all about? – Guest Editorial published in the Radiography journal


Project Kick off meeting in Belfast February 2019

 

 



Project steering meeting in Malta February 2020

 

Steering meeting + conference ART May 2021

 

 

Steering meeting + conference PTE Nov 2021

Final Steerning meeting and conference EFRS May 2022

 

This WP does not have public outputs!

Publications:

WP4 Results summary – factsheet 

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“Competency level in radiotherapy across EU educational programmes: A cross-case study evaluating stakeholders’ perceptions”, Published in the Radiography journal 

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“Education models used across Europe to train Therapeutic Radiographers/Radiotherapists: a cross-case study”, published in the HEAd 2022 conference proceedings book

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Dr Guilheme Couto PhD thesis – “Education of Therapeutic Radiographers in the EU: competencies, professional mobility and patient care”


 

Presentations:

Radiotherapy education in the EU: impact on practitioners’ mobility and patient safety – Presented at ECR, March 2021, online

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National regulations: impact on quality of care and competency level of Radiation Therapists, Presented at WebART 2021, online

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“Educação dos Técnicos de Radioterapia na UE: Competências e reconhecimento de qualificações entre estados-membros”, Presented at CNATARP 2021, Peniche, Portugal

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“The impact of tradition and national requirements on radiotherapy education”, Presented at UKIO 2021, online

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“Education programme characteristics’ impact on TR/RTTs competencies and quality of care”, presented at PTE’s conference 2021, Poznan, Poland 

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Regulations and competency: Why is regulation of TR/RTTs competencies important?, presented at the Final SAFE EUROPE EFRS Radiotherapy conference, Copenhagen, May 2022


Video – JG Couto’s PhD presentation (includes summary of results stemming from WP3 and WP4)

Publications:

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Report with List of Digital Skills of TR/RTTs

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WP7 Results Factsheet

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“Digital skills of therapeutic radiographers/radiation therapists e Document analysis for a European educational curriculum”, published in the Radiography journal 

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“An investigation of digital skills of therapeutic radiographers/radiation therapists: A european survey of proficiency level and future educational needs” – published in the Radiography Journal

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“Assessment of educational needs and factors influencing the level of digital skills of TR/RTTs – a stakeholder perception” – abstract accepted at ISRRT2022 conference and published in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences

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Presentations:

Digital Skills Role in Radiation Therapist’s Profile presented – at II International Meeting of Medical Technologies and Healthcare Business, May 2019, Portugal. — Best student presentation AWARD

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Radiation Therapists and Digitalisation of the Healthcare Industry – presented at CNART, Nov 2019, Portugal.

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Digital Skills Development Assessment Among Therapeutic radiographers – presented at SRM conference, Feb 2020, Malta.

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Digital skills for Therapy Radiographers (TR)- a document analysis – presented at SRM conference, Feb 2020, Malta.

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Digital Skills of Radiation Therapists/Therapeutic Radiographers (RTT/TRs) – an investigation for a European educational curriculum – presented at PTE conference, Nov 2021, Poland.

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Are TR/RTTs prepared for the technological revolution and equipped with the digital skills required for their clinical practice? – a European survey – presented at SAFE EUROPE conference, May 2022 (online & onsite), Denmark.

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Assessment of educational needs and factors influencing the level of digital skills of RTTs – a stakeholder perception- ePoster at ISRRT2022 conference

Publications:

List of advanced practice roles and activities of advanced practitioners TR/RTTs

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WP8 Results Factsheet

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Advanced practice roles amongst Therapeutic Radiographers/Radiation Therapists: A European survey published in the Radiography journal

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Advanced Practice amongst Therapeutic Radiographers/ Radiation Therapists. Exploring the potential of the four pillars: preliminary results from a European perspective, published at ISRRT 2022 in J Med Imaging Radiat Sci. 53 (2022) S1–S64.

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“Advanced practice roles amongst therapeutic radiographers: a European survey”, published at ECR2022 conference proceedings book

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Editors’ Choice 2022

“Advanced practice roles of therapeutic radiographers/radiation therapists: A systematic literature review”, published in the Radiography journal 

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“A systematic review of evidence about advanced roles for therapeutic radiographers”, Abstract conference LTWRAP in the J Med Radiat Sci journal

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Presentations:

 A systematic review of advanced practice of RTTs/TRs: roles and capabilities presented at WEBART Conference (online), May 2021

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RTTs/TRs Advance practice in neuro-oncology: what the literature tells us, presented at Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy Conference in Neurology, Sep 2021, SMR, Malta

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A systematic review of evidence about advanced roles for therapeutic radiographer- ePoster at LTWRAP Nov 2022 (online) – People’s Choice best ePoster presentation

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Current state of Advanced Practice amongst Therapeutic Radiographers/Radiation Therapists – presented at PTE Conference, Nov 2021 (online&on-site), Poznan, Poland

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Advanced Practice Roles Amongst Therapeutic Radiographers/Radiation Therapists (TR/RTTs): European Snapshot – presented at SAFE EUROPE conference, May 2022 (online & onsite), Copenhagen, Denmark

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“Advanced practice roles amongst therapeutic radiographers: a European survey”, presented at ECR2022, July 2022 Vienna

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Advanced Practice amongst Therapeutic Radiographers/ Radiation Therapists. Exploring the potential of the four pillars: preliminary results from a European perspective, presented at ISRRT2022, December 2022 Bangkok

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The four pillars of advanced practice: Perspectives from key radiotherapy stakeholders across Europe, presented at ESTRO2023, Vienna

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Unleashing the potential of RTTs in Neuro-oncology: evidence and status of Advanced Practice – Medical imaging and radiotherapy symposium:Neuroimaging and therapeutic intervention, 2023, Escola Superior de Saúde da Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa- Lisboa, Portugal

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Advanced practice: current and future challenges, presented at CNART 2023, October 2023, Portugal

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Snapshot of European advanced Therapeutic Radiographers/ Radiation Therapists: a mix-method study, poster at European Cancer Organization summit 2023, November 2023, Brussels

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Being an advanced practitioner in radiotherapy: European key stakeholders’ insights, presented at Leading the Way ‘Radiography/Radiation Therapy Advanced Practice 2023, November 2023 Singapore