Treatment Sites in the Extremities, Skin Cancers, and Special Procedures

Treatment Sites in Skin Cancer and Extremities

1.5 CE Credits
Expiry date: January 1, 2023

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.


  • Approved by the ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologists) for 1.5 Category A CE Credits
  • Subscription duration: 365 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*

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.

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
Section 1: Total Body Irradiation
  • Total body irradiation (TBI)
Section 2: Skin Cancer
  • Skin cancer radiation therapy
Section 3: Palliative and Oncologic Emergencies
  • Palliative and oncologic emergencies radiation therapy
Section 4: Extremities
  • Extremities radiation therapy
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