Annual Meeting - 2019

2019 Annual Meeting

September 15-18, 2019
McCormick Place West
Chicago, IL

ASTRO’S Annual Meeting is the premier radiation oncology scientific event in the world and draws more than 11,000 attendees each year. The 2019 Annual Meeting showcased the unique ability of radiation to cure cancer. We emphasized new scientific discoveries and how to translate these new findings into clinical applications, and opportunities for cure. The meeting program continued to spotlight the importance of palliation and supportive care.

Target Audience

This continuing medical education activity is designed to meet the interests of radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents, radiation biologists, radiation physicists, dosimetrists, oncologists working in related specialties, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses, radiation oncology administrators, diagnostic radiologists and all other health professionals involved in the field of radiation oncology.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Examine the advances in radiation oncology technology that help improve patient outcomes and quality of life.
  • Employ quality and safety measures in the delivery of radiation therapy. 
  • Demonstrate the value of radiation oncology to patients, referring physicians and the public.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 35.50 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 Live activity for a maximum of 35.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 33.50 MDCB
    This activity has been approved for a maximum of 33.50 MDCB credits by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board.
  • 35.50 CAMPEP
    This activity has been approved for 35.50 medical physics continuing education credits (MPCEC) by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP).
  • 35.50 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 35.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Course opens: 
10/03/2019
Course expires: 
10/03/2021
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Physicians
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ASTRO designates this live activity for a maximum of 35.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicists
This activity has been approved for a maximum of 35.5medical physics continuing education credits (MPCEC) by the  Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP).

Dosimetrists
This activity has been approved for 33.5 MDCB credits by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board.

Nurses
This activity is no approved for nursing CEUs.

Therapists
The ASTRO educational program is not approved for Category A CE credits accepted by ARRT. However, the educational program of the ASRT Radiation Therapy Conference, held in conjunction with the ASTRO Annual Meeting, is approved for Category A credit accepted by ARRT. Learn more.

Available Credit

  • 35.50 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 Live activity for a maximum of 35.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 33.50 MDCB
    This activity has been approved for a maximum of 33.50 MDCB credits by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board.
  • 35.50 CAMPEP
    This activity has been approved for 35.50 medical physics continuing education credits (MPCEC) by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP).
  • 35.50 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 35.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/03/2019
Course expires: 
10/03/2021

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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