Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium- 2016

2016 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium

February 18-20, 2016
JW Marriot Camelback Inn Resort and Spa

he 2018 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium is a two-and-a-half-day meeting featuring interactive and case-based educational sessions that cover new multidisciplinary therapies, immunotherapy, treatment guidelines, new staging systems and supportive care in head and neck cancer. A major focus is placed on the multidisciplinary nature of disease management and the incorporation of all treatment modalities to achieve best outcomes. Oral abstract and poster sessions will highlight cutting-edge science and evidence-based practice. Attendees will be able to examine multidisciplinary approaches for treating head and neck cancer, as well as novel therapies that show promise in improving outcomes.

Target Audience

This live activity is designed for medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, head and neck surgeons, physicists, nurses, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, radiation therapists, radiation dosimetrists, speech language scientists/pathologists, dentists, oral surgeons, swallowing and speech therapists, audiologists, physical therapists, physician scientists and rehabilitation specialists.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this live activity, attendees should be able to:

  • Explain the importance of multidisciplinary care in head and neck cancer and how to best apply it for optimal outcomes.
  • Describe key advances in immunotherapy in head and neck cancer.
  • Discuss recent advances in minimally invasive surgery in head and neck cancer and when to apply it in treating early and locally advanced disease.
  • Describe key advances in radiation therapy targeting and differences between various modalities.
  • Explain the recent changes in the staging system for head and neck cancer.
  • Discuss complex cases in head and neck cancer and how to best utilize current knowledge for decision-making.
  • Manage toxicities related to the management of head and neck cancer.
  • Summarize key recent advances in the understanding of the biology of head and neck cancer.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 19.25 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 [node:field-accme-data:field-ama-learning-format] for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 19.25 CAMPEP
    This activity has been approved for 19.25 medical physics continuing education credits (MPCEC) by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP).
  • 19.25 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Course opens: 
02/15/2016
Course expires: 
09/27/2024
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 (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ASTRO designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.25 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 19.25 medical physics continuing education credits (MPCEC) by the  Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP).

Available Credit

  • 19.25 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 [node:field-accme-data:field-ama-learning-format] for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 19.25 CAMPEP
    This activity has been approved for 19.25 medical physics continuing education credits (MPCEC) by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP).
  • 19.25 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/15/2016
Course expires: 
09/27/2024

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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