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Careers in Medical Physics
Careers in Medical Physics
Careers in Medical Physics
Careers in Medical Physics
Careers in Medical Physics
Careers in Medical Physics
Careers in Medical Physics
Careers in Medical Physics
Careers in Medical Physics
Careers in Medical Physics
Careers in Medical Physics
Careers in Medical Physics
Careers in Medical Physics
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  • 1. Scientific Computing Medical Physics and Clinical EngineeringMedical Physics and Clinical Engineering Physics and EngineeringPhysics and Engineering solutions insolutions in medicinemedicineImaging Safety Treatment Measurement Devices
  • 2. Imaging - Nuclear MedicineImaging - Nuclear Medicine Inject radioactive isotope Pattern of absorption in bone Indicator of disease
  • 3. ImagingImaging X-Ray MR Ultrasound
  • 4. Treatment - RadiotherapyTreatment - Radiotherapy Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • 5. Safety – Radiation ProtectionSafety – Radiation Protection Testing a CT scanner Calibrating a Radiation Level meter
  • 6. MeasurementMeasurement Electro-Retinogram Audiology Foot pressures & Gait Analysis
  • 7. DevicesDevices Maintain / Repair / Calibrate 37,000 pieces of electrical equipment Magnetic Stimulator Invented and now commercial product Modified Theatre table for Spinal surgery
  • 8. Scientific ComputingScientific Computing W riting software Designing databases Building servers Training and Education Disaster and recovery planning PC trouble shooting Hardware and software evaluation Data integration Image processing Security solutions ICT Consulting
  • 9. 2 parallel Career Paths2 parallel Career Paths Clinical Technologist Clinical Scientist A levels Science Degree £15K £54K £24K £80K Trainee Trainee
  • 10. RolesRoles Fabrication Repair/Maintenance Patient assessment Treatment Planning Service development Quality Assurance Calibration of Equipment Fault finding Interpretation of Results Development of techniques Research Clinical Technologist Clinical Scientist
  • 11. Career pathsCareer paths Clinical Technologist ~100 staff in post Employment as Trainee Employed and train in house Academic training by block release Training leads to a vocational degree Clinical Technology and Clinical Physiology Training Scheme Supernumerary trainee 4 years (may reduce to 3) Training leads to a vocational degree University Study Degree in Clinical Technology (Accredited ?!) Seek Employment 2 A Levels Maths or Science
  • 12. Career pathsCareer paths Clinical Scientist ~40 staff in post Good Honours Degree in Physical Science Employment as Trainee Supernumerary MSc Medical Physics (Year 1) Rotational Training in 3 or 4 specialist areas (Year 2) Specialization (Year 3 & 4) (likely to reduce to 3 years ) Direct Employment Employed in post 6 years of supervised practice and instruction
  • 13. Useful LinksUseful Links  Institute of Physics and Engineering in MedicineInstitute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)(IPEM) www.ipem.ac.ukwww.ipem.ac.uk  Clinical Scientists RecruitmentClinical Scientists Recruitment www.nhsclinicalscientists.infowww.nhsclinicalscientists.info  Technologists/Physiologists Training SchemeTechnologists/Physiologists Training Scheme yorksandhumberctcp.weebly.com Lee Walton Consultant Clinical Scientist

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