2020 ASTRO Annual Refresher Course - On Demand

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, including sarcomas and the use of radiation therapy for palliative purposes. The course will review key evidence that forms the basis for current clinical practice guidelines and trends in new approaches. Additionally, the course will cover oligometastatic disease and MRI-guided radiation therapy.

This activity was originally recorded during ASTRO’s 2020 Annual Refresher Live Interactive Virtual Conference, March 20-22, 2020.

Course instructions can be accessed through the Program tab.

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 do the following:

  • Describe and implement the latest radiation therapy treatment recommendations for clinical scenarios commonly encountered in clinical practice.
  • Utilize the latest radiation technology applications to improve patient care.
  • Explain the role of radiation in palliative care.
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 Enduring material 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.
  • 18.75 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Course opens: 
04/07/2020
Course expires: 
04/06/2023
Cost:
$375.00
Rating: 
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PROGRAM INSTRUCTIONS:

Registration:

Click on the Register tab in the course navigation. Scroll down to add the On Demand Course to your cart. All sessions listed are included with your purchase.

Navigation:

To begin:

  1. Click on the Take Course tab in the course navigation to see the list of included sessions.
  2. Click on the title of the session you would like to view.
  3. Once in the session, review the overview, objectives, and faculty details before clicking Take Course to begin viewing the content.
  4. Use the left Course Progress bar to navigate the session or the green buttons in the course navigation bar at the bottom.
  5. You may view the sessions in any order and as many or as few as you wish to receive credit(s).

Once you have completed each session, you can return to the list of sessions available by clicking on Return to 2020 ASTRO Annual Refresher Course – On Demand as seen in the example below.

Repeat the above steps to complete as many sessions as you wish to view. You may return later to complete or review any of the sessions.

To re-enter the On Demand course, you will find your 2020 ASTRO Annual Refresher On-Demand in your Completed Activities tab even if you have sessions that have not been viewed available.

Go to the Take Course tab to re-access. Sessions that have been viewed/completed will have a checked circle and unviewed sessions will say Enrolled. You can view sessions as many times as you would like.

 

Certificates/Credits

You may view and claim credit for some or all of the virtual sessions. Each time you complete the viewing and evaluation of a session, your CME certificate for the course will update with the new credit hours awarded.

MP3 Downloads

All of the MP3 download links can be access from the document below. To download the audio, click on or copy and paste the link into your internet browser, right click on the Audio player and choose Save Audio As. You can then save to your desktop or music player.

https://academy.astro.org/system/files/2020 Annual Refresher Course MP3s.pdf

2020 ASTRO Annual Refresher Course

Member

Employment

Compensation/ Remuneration/ Funding

Leadership Positions

Ownership or Investment Interests

Albuquerque, Kevin

UTSW: Professor of Radiation Oncology

AART exam committee: Travel Expenses

ABR exam committee: Travel Expenses

None

None

Chang, Daniel

Stanford University: Associate Professor

Varian Medical Systems: Honoraria, Research Grants, Travel Expenses

None

ViewRay: Stock

Dharmarajan, Kavita

Mount Sinai School of Medicine: Radiation Oncologist

None

None

None

El Naqa, Issam

University of Michigan: Professor

NIH: Research Grants

Endectra, LLC: Scientific advisor

None

Erickson, Beth

Medical College of Wisconsin: MD Professor of Radiation Oncology

Family Member: ProHealth Care, Waukesha, WI: MD

Elekta: Research Grants

American Brachytherapy Society: Chair: Organize the activities of the International Committee

American Brachytherapy Society: Co-chair: Helo to organize the annual or bi-annual Gyn Brachytherapy school -2015

ASTRO: Co-chair: Help to organize MOC-CME activities of ASTRO

None

Hall, William

Medical College of Wisconsin: Assistant Professor

American Cancer Society: Research Grants

Elekta: Research Grants

National Cancer Institute: Research Grants

None

None

Hu, Kenneth Shung

NYU Langone Medical Center: Associate Professor

None

NY Head and Neck Society: President

Amgen: Stock

Biogen Idec: Stock

Johnson and Johnson: Stock

Kavanagh, Brian

University of Colorado

None

None

None

Kirsch, David

Duke University Medical Center: Professor

GlaxoSmithKline: Advisory Board

Lumicell Diagnostics: Advisory Board, Consultant

Merck: Research Grants

SARC: Advisory Board

XRAD Therapeutics: Advisory Board

None

Lumicell Diagnostics: Patent/License Fees/Copyright: Stock: Stock Options

XRAD Therapeutics: Stock

Koong, Albert

MD Anderson Cancer Center: Professor and Chair

None

None

Arravive, Inc: Stock

Laub, Wolfram

Johns Hopkins University: Chief of Clinical Medical Physics: Employee

None

None

None

Lee, Percy

UCLA Medical Center: Professor

AstraZeneca, Inc.: Advisory Board, Honoraria, Research Grants, Speaker's Bureau

Varian Inc.: Consultant, Honoraria, Travel Expenses

Viewray: Consultant, Honoraria, Research Grants, Travel Expenses

AAPM HYTEC Thoracic TCP Sub-committee: Commitee Co-Chair

None

Loo, Billy

Stanford University: Professor

Varian Medical Systems Inc: Research Grants

National Comprehensive Cancer Network: Vice-chair

TibaRay, Inc.: Stock

Nguyen, Paul

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center: Vice-Chair for Clinical Research/Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology

Astellas: Research Grants

Augmenix: Consultant (Relationship ended 05/15/2019)

Boston scientific: Consultant

Cota: Consultant

Janssen: Research Grants

Genitourinary Cancers Symposium: Program Committee

None

Palta, Manisha

Duke University: Associate Professor

Merck: Research Grants

UptoDate: Honoraria

Varian: Research Grants

ASTRO Pancreas Cancer Guideline Taskforce Co-chair: Co-Chair

GI ASCO Steering Committee: Member

None

Tseng, Yolanda

University of Washington Medical Center: Assistant Professor

Family Member: Allen Brain Science Institute: Scientist 2

None

None

None

Weiss, Stephanie

Fox Chase Cancer Center: Chief, Adult CNS Tumors and Radiosurgery

None

ACRO: Committee Member

None

White, Julia

Ohio State University

None

None

None

Woloschak, Gayle

Northwestern University: Professor

None

RSNA: advisory board

None

Yock, Torunn

Massachusetts General Hospital: Director of Pediatric Radiation Oncology

Family Member: Massachusetts General Hospital: Director Padera Lab

None

Ronald McDonald House: Advisory Board Member: Attend semi-monthly Advisory Board Meetings

None

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

ASTRO is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology to provide SA-CME as part of Part II Maintenance of Certification.

 

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 Enduring material 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.
  • 18.75 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
 
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