If your institution is interested in becoming an Authorized Treatment Centre for SIR-Spheres® Y-90 resin microspheres in Australia and New Zealand, contact Sirtex here and your local Sirtex Representative will get in touch with you to discuss the necessary steps.
Sirtex Customer Support and Training Programs
Sirtex provides clinicians, multidisciplinary teams, institutions and treatment facilities with a comprehensive suite of programs and educational offerings throughout the year supporting those from introductory to highly experienced in the use of SIR- Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres.
For new centres, Sirtex offers the Training, Evaluation and Certification (TEC) program and customized trainings and events.
For highly experienced users Sirtex offers the Sirtex Proctor Program.
- SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres Training, Evaluation and Certification (TEC) program is provided to all new centres prior to treating patients with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres. This comprehensive site-specific training program includes training of the IR and all departments involved in the planning and administration of SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres; it ensures that patients receive the best care in their treatment with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres. The training is conducted in your hospital, under real-life conditions, using your equipment. Your team will be guided at every step, ensuring all aspects of the procedure are fully understood.
- Ongoing User Support enables the availability of the trainers and proctors even after the training program is completed. This can be of valuable assistance in cases when it is difficult to find the best treatment strategy for your patients. There is also the opportunity to join an online platform to discuss best practices and treatment strategies with global Key Opinion Leaders.
- Educational events are available within Australia and New Zealand; your local Sirtex Representative will inform you as they become available. These provide guidance, educational opportunities and training with leading experts on the use and administration of SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres. These events focus on the training, planning and administration process with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes, and providing clinicians and multidisciplinary teams with the support, access and information they need to enhance their individual Y-90 programs.
- The Sirtex Proctor Program allows highly experienced users the opportunity to become SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres Key Opinion Leaders and trainers. Proctors train new and inexperienced users during the TEC program using their expertise to build a sustainable, high quality SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres program that supports the needs of new facilities and patients. Proctors are invited to participate in meetings with other regional proctors to assess and define current best practices and provide guidance to other users.
To learn more about the Sirtex ANZ TEC Program or other Training Events, please contact your Local Sirtex Representative or provide your contact information and any specific areas of interest using this link ANZ-EducationPrograms@Sirtex.com.