2020 Best of ASTRO onDemand

The 2020 Best of ASTRO meeting provided a review of the most relevant, highly-rated abstracts from the 2020 Annual Meeting that highlight recent technological advances and illustrate the importance of the clinical and non-clinical skills needed to provide patients with the full benefit of radiation oncology. The program encompassed specific disease sites including breast, central nervous system, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, gynecologic, head and neck, hematological and lung cancers. Other areas such as palliative care, patient safety, biology, and physics will also be part of the program.

Course instructions can be accessed through the Program tab.

Target Audience

The course is designed to meet the interests of practicing radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents, medical and clinical physicists, surgeons, physicists, nurses, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, radiation therapists, radiation dosimetrists, and all other health professionals involved in the field of radiation oncology.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, learners should be able to do the following:

  1. Describe the most current data guiding cancer management decisions.
  2. Utilize the most up-to-date radiation technology and approaches appropriately to improve patient care.
  3. Implement quality and safety measures in the delivery of radiation therapy.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.50 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 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 11.50 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Course opens: 
01/01/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2023
Cost:
$500.00
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 Best of ASTRO OnDemand course 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 Best of ASTRO OnDemand Course 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.

The following individuals had control of content of this activity. All relevant relationships have been mitigated.

2020 Best of ASTRO Course

MemberEmploymentCompensation/Remuneration/ FundingLeadership PositionsOwnership or Investment Interests

Suzanne Evans, MD

Yale University: Associate Professor

None

None

None

Randall Kimple, MD, PhD

University of Wisconsin: Associate Professor

Galera therapeutics: Advisory board

None

None

Rachel Blitzblau, MD, Phd

Duke University: Associate Professor

None

None

None

Jona Hattangadi-Gluth, MD

University of California: Associate Professor

None

None

None

Daniel Chang, MD

Stanford University: Professor

Varian Medical Systems: Honoraria, Research Grants, Travel Expenses

None

Viewray: Stock

Gerard Morton, MD

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre: Radiation Oncologist

None

None

None

Jyoti Mayadev, MD

University of California: Associate Professor

Astra Zeneca: Consultant

GOG Foundation: Member

NRG Oncology: Cervical Cancer Co-Chair

AstraZeneca: Consultant

Varian Medical Systems: Consultant: Relationship ended

None

None

Beth Beadle, MD

Stanford University:  Associate Professor

None

None

None

John Plastaras, MD, PhD

University of Pennsylvania: Associate Professor

None

None

None

Andreas Rimner, MD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterAssociate Attending

Pfizer: Research Grants

Cybrexa:  Advisory Board

Varian Medical Systems: Research Grants

Boehringer Ingelheim: Research Grants

AstraZeneca:  Research Grants, Advisory Board

Merck: Research Grants, Advisory Board

None

None

Joshua Jones, MD

University of Pennsylvania: Assistant Professor

None

None

None

Eric Ford, PhD

University of Washington: Professor

None

None

None

Lei Dong, PhD

University of Pennsylvania: Director of Medical Physics

Varian Medical Systems: Speaker's Bureau

None

Varian Medical Systems: Patent/License fees/Copyright

Alexander Lin, MD

University of Pennsylvania: Associate Professor

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Associate Professor

None

None

None

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

Available Credit

  • 11.50 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 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 11.50 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
 
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