AM2019 ECON02 Challenging Cases in eContouring in Head and Neck Cancer

This session will provide education about defining clinical target volumes and their precise delineation in common clinical circumstances. The session will review the prescribed radiation doses recommended for various anatomic sites and clinical scenarios within the head and neck region, define which are the critical organs whose doses should be controlled, and review tradeoffs in doses to clinical targets versus organs at risk and provide a framework to address these tradeoffs. Contouring of clinical target volumes and critical organs at risk will be completed by participants prior to session and will be reviewed by the presenters and discussed.

Target Audience

The meeting is designed to meet the interests of radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, radiation dosimetrists, physicists, and residents.

Learning Objectives

  • Define clinical target volumes and recommend prescription doses.
  • Outline organs at risk and recommend tolerance doses.
  • Optimize tradeoffs of target versus organ doses.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 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 1.25 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 1.25 self-assessment credits.

  • 1.25 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Course opens: 
09/13/2019
Course expires: 
09/23/2019
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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The following persons served as faculty for this activity:

Andrew Bayley, MD is employed by the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre/University of Toronto and has nothing to disclose.

Tabby Kennedy, MD is employed by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and has nothing to disclose.

Additionally, the Education and CME/MOC Committee 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

  • 1.25 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 1.25 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 1.25 self-assessment credits.

  • 1.25 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/13/2019
Course expires: 
09/23/2019

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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