Treatment Sites in the Extremities, Skin Cancers, and Special Procedures – 1.5 CE Credits

A radiation therapy CE course offering advanced training in treatment options, procedures, and planning processes for tumors in the extremities and on the skin, as well as special procedures


Treatment Sites in the Extremities, Skin Cancers, and Special Procedures
Treatment Sites in the Extremities, Skin Cancers, and Special Procedures
Expiration date: January 1, 2023

Treatment Sites in the Extremities, Skin Cancers, and Special Procedures is a continuing education course for radiation therapists that provides advanced radiation therapy training for stereotactic and conventional irradiation as it relates to the total body, skin, palliative, oncologic emergencies, and extremities. More specifically, this course contains the radiotherapy to the total body using blocs or open, radiotherapy to the skin in case of single or multiple lesions or for electron total body skin, radiotherapy for palliation and oncologic emergencies, and radiotherapy for body extremities. It covers the advantages and disadvantages of different radiation treatment techniques, including external beam, 3D conformal, IMRT, and stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery, and addresses the symptoms associated with malignant cancers related to each organ.

This course also details the responsibilities of each member of the healthcare team, including the radiation therapist, radiation oncologist, nurse, and physicist. In addition, the course covers clinical components, namely the treatment procedure in its entirety, including possible patient positions, accessories, and position verification options for each treatment site. Finally, this course provides training in how to effectively advocate for patients, how to relay patient side effects, and how to work out possible treatments with other members of the healthcare team to minimize and limit these side effects.

This course is approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for 1.5 Category A CE Credits.

CE Credits
1.5 Category A
Course Price: $3.75
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Approved by the ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologists) for 1.5 Category A CE Credits
Subscription duration: 180 days from purchase date
Voiceover available
Downloadable transcript available
Meets the CE requirements of the following states: California, Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Mexico
Meets ARRT® CE reporting requirements
Hassle-free 30-day full refund policy*

Objectives

  • Define the indications for Total Body, skin, palliative and oncologic emergencies, and extremities Radiation Therapy
  • Discover the symptoms for a Total Body Irradiation, palliative and oncologic emergencies therapy, skin, and extremities cancers
  • Discover treatment procedure and Techniques
  • Know how treatment is verified
  • Know radiation side effects and treatment

Topics covered

  • Total Body Irradiation (TBI)
  • Skin Cancer Radiation Therapy
  • Palliative and Oncologic Emergencies Radiation Therapy
  • Extremities Radiation Therapy
Discipline Major content category & subcategories CE Credits provided
THR-2017 Patient Care
Patient and Medical Record Management 0.25
THR-2022 Patient Care
Patient and Medical Record Management 0.25
THR-2017 Procedures
Treatment Sites and Tumors 0.50
Treatment Volume Localization 0.25
Prescription and Dose Calculation 0.25
Treatments 0.25
THR-2022 Procedures
Treatment Sites and Tumors 0.50
Treatment Volume Localization 0.25
Prescription and Dose Calculation 0.25
Treatments 0.25
CE Credits
1.5 Category A
Course Price: $3.75
Need more credits?