Regional lung function profiles of Stage I and III lung cancer patients: an evaluation for functional avoidance radiation therapy

IJROBP Journal SA-CME activity from July 15, 2016 (Volume 95, Issue 4) looks at technology and technique related to the use of 4-D CT data to calculate lung function maps to potentially identify avoidance regions during radiation planning for lung cancer treatment. This course is available from June 19, 2016, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on June 18, 2018.

    Target Audience

    This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents, and radiation dosimetrists.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • Explain the clinical importance of including functional avoidance in treatment planning for non-small cell lung cancer.
    • Summarize the methodology of using 4-D CT data to generate ventilation maps in patients undergoing treatment planning for non-small cell lung cancer.
    • Quantify the approximate proportion of patients who might benefit from functional avoidance in treatment planning for non-small cell lung cancer.
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 1.00 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 Journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.00 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 1.00 self-assessment credits.

    • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
      This activity was designated for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
    Course opens: 
    06/19/2016
    Course expires: 
    06/18/2018
    Cost:
    $30.00
    Rating: 
    0

    Kevin Oh, MD has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.

    Yevgeniy Vinogradskiy, PhD has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.

    The person(s) above served as the developer(s) of this activity. Additionally, the Journal CME Task Force and CME/MOC Committee had control over the content of this activity.

    Disclosure Link: Journal CME Task Force and CME/MOC Committee

    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

    • 1.00 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 Journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.00 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 1.00 self-assessment credits.

    • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
      This activity was designated for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

    Accreditation Period

    Course opens: 
    06/19/2016
    Course expires: 
    06/18/2018

    Price

    Cost:
    $30.00
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    Course Fees:
    ASTRO members must log in to the ASTRO website to view and receive the discounted member rate.

    • Nonmember: $30
    • Member: $25

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    No refunds, extensions, or substitutions will be made for those participants who, for any reason, have not completed the course by the end of the qualification date. The qualification date for each course is listed in the course catalog on the ASTRO website under availability.

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    The course and its materials will only be available on the ASTRO website for that 3 year period regardless of purchase date. At the expiration of the qualification, participants will no longer have access to the course or its materials. ASTRO reserves the right to remove a course before the end of its qualification period.

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