Gynecological radiation oncology is a specialized part of radiation oncology due to the need for Brachytherapy and chemotherapy integration. Failure to stay informed leads to lower quality of care by practicing clinicians. Refresher course to reinforce and expand knowledge, techniques and updates in gynecological radiation oncology.
The activity 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.
Upon completion of this live activity, attendees should be able to do the following:
1. Apply the use of image guided brachytherapy for cervical cancer to their clinical practice.
2. Identify the limitations and benefits of intensity modulated radiotherapy for gynecologic cancers.
3. Discuss how to integrate chemotherapy with radiotherapy into their clinical practice.
Kevin Albuquerque, MD, is employed by UT Southwestern and has no other disclosures to declare.
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.
- 1.50 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 for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.50 Certificate of AttendanceThis activity was designated for 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.