Treatment Sites in the Head, Neck, and Craniospinal Regions

Treatment Sites in the Head, Neck, and Craniospinal Regions

1.75 CE Credits
Expiry date: January 1, 2023

A radiation therapy continuing education course offering advanced training in treatment options, procedures, and planning processes for tumors in the head, neck, and craniospinal regions.


  • Approved by the ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologists) for 1.75 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 Head, Neck, and Craniospinal Regions is a continuing education course for radiation therapists that provides advanced radiation therapy training for stereotactic and conventional irradiation for tumors located in the head, neck, and craniospinal regions. It covers the advantages and disadvantages of different radiation treatment techniques, including external beam, 3D conformal, IMRT, and stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery and brachytherapy, and addresses the symptoms associated with malignant cancers related to each organ.

This course 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 1.75 Category A CE Credits.

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 0.75
Treatment Volume Localization 0.25
Prescription and Dose Calculation 0.25
Treatments 0.25
THR-2022 Procedures
Treatment Sites and Tumors 0.75
Treatment Volume Localization 0.25
Prescription and Dose Calculation 0.25
Treatments 0.25
Section 1: Brain
  • Whole brain
  • Partial brain radiation therapy
  • Stereotactic brain radiation therapy
Section 2: Head and Neck
  • Head and neck radiation therapy
Section 2: Cranio-spinal
  • Cranio-spinal radiation therapy
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