Professional Development

BreastScreen NSW offers a range of professional development opportunities, to enhance skills and foster a high quality breast cancer workforce.

Breast Imaging Clinical Education Program

The Breast Imaging Clinical Education Program (BICEP) is a continuing professional development initiative of BreastScreen NSW, developed in collaboration with the University of Newcastle and the University of Sydney.

BICEP is intended for diagnostic radiographers performing breast imaging at BreastScreen NSW Screening and Assessment Services, private practices, public and private hospitals.

BICEP has been accredited by the Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMIRT)

For more information, view the BreastScreen NSW BICEP Fact Sheet or contact the BreastScreen NSW Lead Radiographer.

Graduate Diploma in Mammography

The Graduate Diploma in Mammography is a course offered via distance learning by Charles Sturt University. This course is intended for holders of a relevant science degree to be trained in breast imaging (mammography).

BSNSW supports the clinical training module and provides training placements across the state.

For more information, visit the Graduate Diploma in Mammography website or contact the BreastScreen NSW Lead Radiographer.

Cancer Institute NSW Breast Imaging Advanced Trainee Grants Program

The Cancer Institute NSW provides an annual Advanced Trainee Grants Program as a key radiologist workforce strategy. The Program aims to support senior registrars in their final year of training or newly qualified radiologists to undertake further training and research in breast imaging.

For more information, contact the BreastScreen NSW State-Wide Clinical Director.

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