2018 ASTRO Annual Refresher Course

March 2-4, 2018
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

This course is designed to provide clinicians in practice and trainees with a comprehensive review and update of the clinical practice parameters across most sub-disciplines of radiation oncology. The course will review key evidence that forms the basis for current clinical practice guidelines and trends in new approaches that may be paradigm shifting areas. Additionally, the course will cover basic and applied radiobiological and physics principles that are relevant to and may explain results being obtained with current clinical practices.

Target Audience

The meeting is designed to meet the interests of practicing radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents, medical and clinical physicists, nurses and all other health professionals involved in the field of radiation oncology.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this live activity, attendees should be able to:

  • Explain the standard therapeutic approach to patients most commonly encountered in a radiation oncology clinic.
  • Describe the radiobiological and physical principles that inform current clinical therapeutic paradigms. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education for physicians. ASTRO designates this Live activity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 17.00 CAMPEP
    This activity has been approved for 17.00 medical physics continuing education credits (MPCEC) by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP).
  • 18.75 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Course opens: 
02/28/2018
Course expires: 
04/02/2021
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
4

Physicians

The American Society for Radiation Oncology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ASTRO designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicists

This activity has been approved for 17.0 Medical Physics Continuing Education Credits (MPCEC) by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP).

Physicist attendees will not receive certificates of credit from ASTRO. The names of physicist attendees will be sent to CAMPEP 45 days after the meeting.

Available Credit

  • 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education for physicians. ASTRO designates this Live activity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 17.00 CAMPEP
    This activity has been approved for 17.00 medical physics continuing education credits (MPCEC) by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP).
  • 18.75 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/28/2018
Course expires: 
04/02/2021

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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