2021 ASTRO Annual Refresher Course - onDemand

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, pediatrics and the role of radiotherapy in the multidisciplinary management of cancer patients. The course will review key evidence that forms the basis for current clinical practice guidelines and trends in new approaches. In addition, the course will cover the potential of FLASH radiotherapy to improve the therapeutic ratio in radiotherapy.

This activity was originally recorded during ASTRO's 2021 Annual Refresher Course, March 19-21, 2021.

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, nurses and all other health professionals involved in the field of radiation oncology.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this 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.
  • Apply the latest radiation technologies to improve patient care.
  • Describe the potential of FLASH radiotherapy to decrease normal tissue toxicity.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 17.75 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 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 17.75 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Course opens: 
03/23/2021
Course expires: 
03/23/2024
Cost:
$500.00
Rating: 
5

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 2021 ASTRO Annual Refresher Course – onDemand 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 2021 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.

2021 ASTRO Annual Refresher Course
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Interests

Mohamed AbazeedNorthwestern University: Associate ProfessorSiemens Medical Solutions: Travel Expenses, Research GrantsNoneNone
Kevin AlbuquerqueUTSW Dallas: Professor

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Manpreet BediMedical College of Wisconsin: Radiation Oncologist

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Julie BradleyUF Health Proton Therapy Institute: Assistant ProfessorIon Beam Application: Travel Expenses (Relationship ended), Research GrantsMedical Dosimetry Certification Board: Board Member: Relationship ended)
NCI BOLD task force: NRG early investigator member
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Beth EricksonMedical College of Wisconsin: MD Professor of Radiation OncologyNoneAmerican Brachytherapy Society: Co-chair: Helo to organize the annual or bi-annual Gyn Brachytherapy school -2015;
ASTRO: Chair, CO-chair: Develop curriculum and select speakers for the Annual ASTRO Refresher Course. Also serve as a moderator for some of the sessions, Vice chair of ASTRO Fellows committee: Help to coordinate selection of ASTRO Fellows prior to annual meeting. Board of Directors: Education Council: Vice Chair
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Russell HalesJohns Hopkins UniversityNoneNoneNone
Emma HollidayUniversity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center: Assistant ProfessorMerck: Research GrantsNoneNone
Theodore HongMassachusetts General HospitalNoneNoneNone
Kenneth Shung HuNYU Langone Medical Center: Associate ProfessorNoneNY Head and Neck Society: Immediate Past-PresidentAmgen: Stock
Biogen Idec: Stock
Johnson and Johnson: Stock
Albert KoongMD Anderson: Division Head and Chair, Radiation OncologyNoneNoneAravive, Inc.: Stock
Wolfram LaubAssociates in Medical Physics: COONoneNoneNone
Peter MaximIndiana UniversityNoneTibaRay, Inc: Founder, ConsultantNone
Malika SikerMedical College of Wisconsin: Associate ProfessorNoneASTRO: Chair of Committee for Health Equity, Diversity and InclusionNone
Rahul TendulkarCleveland Clinic: FacultyVarian Medical Systems: HonorariaNoneAbbvie: Stock
Yolanda TsengUniversity of Washington: Associate professorNoneSociety for palliative radiation oncology: Secretary: Executive committee memberNone
Stephanie WeissFox Chase Cancer Center: PhysicianNoneACRO: Abstract committee: member
ASTRO: Education Committee: Member
Astra Zenaca: Stock
Regeneron: Stock
Julia WhiteOhio State University: ProfessorExact Sciences: HonorariaNational Consortium of Breast Centers: Board Member;
NCI Breast Cancer Steering Group: Member; NRG: Co-chair, Breast Cancer Committee
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Gayle Woloschak

Northwestern University

NoneNoneNone
Ross Zeitlin

Cook Radiation Oncology: Radiation Oncologist

NoneNoneNone

 


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

  • 17.75 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 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 17.75 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
 
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Cost:
$500.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Course Fees:
ASTRO members must log in to the ASTRO website to view and receive the discounted member rate.

  • Nonmember: $500
  • Member: $375
  • Member-in-Training: $200

Policies:
No refunds, extensions, or substitutions will be made for those registrants. Including those who for any reason,  have not completed the course by the end of the qualification date. The qualification date for each course is listed in the course catalog on the ASTRO website under availability.

Participants using ASTRO's online courses to satisfy the requirement of a Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program should verify the number, type and availability dates of any course before making a purchase. No refunds, extensions, or substitutions will be made for participants who have purchased courses that do not align with their MOC requirement.

The course and its materials will only be available on the ASTRO website for that 3 year period regardless of purchase date. At the expiration of the qualification, participants will no longer have access to the course or its materials. ASTRO reserves the right to remove a course before the end of its qualification period.”

 

 

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