Advanced Clinical Skill Course Program


SMC Image-guided Tumor Ablation Training Course (SITAT) for Liver Cancer is originated from SITAT which has provided the educational training courses for imaged-guided tumor ablation of various organs since 2012. After the 10th program, we decided to focus on liver tumor ablation. SITAT for Liver Cancer will provide an opportunity to learn the essential technical tips for successful ablation of liver tumors through comprehensive lectures, case discussion, and live demonstration. We will provide more interactive and intense training with focusing on live demonstration for the limited numbers of trainee. During three days of an intensive course, the attendee can achieve an informative lesson from educational cases. We kindly invite any physician and medical personnel who are interested in image-guided liver tumor ablation to SITAT for liver cancer.


  • Interventional oncologists
  • Physicians interested in image-guided tumor ablation
  • Nurses
  • Technologists
  • Interventional oncology specialists

General Information

  • Date: November 9-11, 2020
  • Deadline for application: September 4, 2020
  • Venue: Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
  • Registration fee: USD1,000/1 participant [includes tuition, accommodation (SMC guest house), meals (staff cafeteria) and program book]
  • Number of participants: maximum 12 persons
  • SAIT program brochure Down

Required Documents

  • Application Form Down
  • Consent to Collection & Use of Personal Information Download
  • Copy of Passport

    * Please note

    • All required documents must be originals in English or notarized translations into English.
    • Please submit all documents as a single PDF file
      (File name: SITAT_First name_Last name_Country)
    • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Patients' Rights and Responsibilities

Patients' Rights

1. Right to receive medical care

Patients have the right to receive proper medical and nursing services for their Health Protection and Promotion and they will not be discriminated for gender, age, religion, status, nationality, language, race, or physical/mental/financial circumstances nor be violated of their health. Medical team may not deny medical care without justifiable reason.

2. Right to be informed & autonomous decision

Patients have the right to receive be well-informed and to inquire in detail about the treating physician’s specialty, status of their disease, purpose of the treatment, treatment plan, method, expected results and side effects of the treatment, discharge plan, medical cost, whether or not they are a subject to medical research, organ transplant/donation and etc, and to decide whether to give consent. Patients may stop or deny specific treatment or planned medical care within the ethical guideline and may decide on an alternative treatment.

3. Right to have confidentiality

Patients will not be violated of their rights to confidentiality regarding their physical/health status and privacy. Medical team and facility may not reveal or announce patient’s confidential information, including personal information, unless patient has gives consent or specified in the law, such as criminal investigation.

4. Right to request for consultation and mediation

Patients may request for consultation and mediation from an internal or external agency (Korea Consumer Agency, Korea Medical Dispute Mediation and Arbitration Agency) in the event of any medical dispute.

5. Right to be respected of values or beliefs

Patients will not be discriminated for their culture, religious values or beliefs, and their rights will not be violated.

6. Right to be physically protected and to have stability of mind and bod

Patients have the right to be protected from possible danger in the hospital and to have the stability of mind and body.


1. Responsible to trust and respect the medical team

Patients must accurately inform the medical team of their health condition, trust and respect the medical team’s treatment plan. Patients may be responsible for consequences which results from not following the instruction.

2. Responsible to not use dishonest method for medical treatment

Patients must reveal their identity before receiving any medical care and must not use false or dishonest method, such as receiving medical case under disguised ownership.

3. Responsible to abide by all hospital regulations

Patients must abide by all hospital regulations, respect hospital staff and other patients, and earnestly fulfill the financial obligation to the hospital.