2020 Refresher - Pediatric

This course will review the current state of treatment paradigms for the most common pediatric solid tumors requiring radiotherapy. The pitfalls and how to avoid them during treatment planning and best practices will be discussed. The circumstances in the pediatric population that help to drive the treatment decisions such as concern for late effects and adverse effects on development will also be reviewed.

 

Target Audience

The activity is designed to meet the interests of radiation oncologists and radiation oncology residents.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify current radiation related treatment approaches to pediatric brain tumors.
  • Discuss the current radiation related treatment approached to pediatric solid malignancies outside of the brain.
  • Recognize, and avoid, the common pitfalls in radiotherapy and normal tissue dosimetry in the pediatric population.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
  • 1.00 SA-CME

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

    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    This activity meets the American Board of Radiology's criteria for a self-assessment activity in the ABR's Maintenance of Certification program. Participation in this course in combination with the successful completion of the corresponding assessment and course evaluation adheres to the guidelines established by the ABR for 1.00 self-assessment credits.

Course opens: 
03/12/2020
Course expires: 
06/22/2020
Cost:
$0.00
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Torunn Yock, MD, MCH, FASTRO is employed by Massachusetts General Hospital and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.

The person(s) above served as the developer(s) of this activity. Additionally, the Education and CME/MOC Committees had control over the content of this activity.

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

  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
  • 1.00 SA-CME

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

    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    This activity meets the American Board of Radiology's criteria for a self-assessment activity in the ABR's Maintenance of Certification program. Participation in this course in combination with the successful completion of the corresponding assessment and course evaluation adheres to the guidelines established by the ABR for 1.00 self-assessment credits.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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  • No refunds, extensions or substitutions will be made for those registrants who, for any reason, were unable to attend or were tardy for the session
  • No credits will be granted and no refunds, exchanges or transfers will be given to those who do not pass.
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