Treatment Sites in the Thoracic Region – 1.5 CE Credits

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


Treatment Sites in the Thoracic Region
Treatment Sites in the Thoracic Region
Expiration date: January 1, 2023

Treatment Sites in the Thoracic Region is a continuing education course for radiation therapists that provides advanced radiation therapy training for stereotactic and conventional irradiation for tumors located in the thorax. 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 specifically addresses radiotherapy for lung tumors, breast with and without lymphatics, and the chest wall using all techniques.

This course also details the responsibilities of each member of the healthcare team, including the radiation therapist, radiation oncologist, nurse, and physicist. In addition, it 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 Lung, Breast and Chest Wall Radiation Therapy
  • Discover the symptoms for a Lung, Breast and Chest Wall Cancer
  • Discover treatment procedures and techniques
  • Know how treatment is verified
  • Know radiation side effects and treatment

Topics covered

  • Lung Radiation Therapy
  • Breast and CW 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?