ASTRO Annual Meeting - 2015

October 17 - 21, 2015
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

The ASTRO Annual Meeting is the world's most important meeting for the radiation oncology community, with more than 11,000 people attending each year. The Annual Meeting's educational program creates a forum for global collaboration on issues in radiation oncology to improve professional practice by increasing their level of knowledge, as required to improve competency and performance in the field of oncology.

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: 
  • 38.00 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 38.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 38.00 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 38.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Course opens: 
10/18/2015
Course expires: 
10/17/2022
Cost:
$0.00
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Physicians
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 38 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 38 medical physics continuing education credit (MPCEC) hours by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP).

Dosimetrists
An application will be submitted to the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board for the designation of MDCB credits.

Nurses
This activity has been approved for 13 contact hours by the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS). ONS is an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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.

Available Credit

  • 38.00 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 38.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 38.00 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 38.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/18/2015
Course expires: 
10/17/2022

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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