Treatment Sites in the Thoracic Region

Treatment Sites in the Thoracic Region

1.5 CE Credits
Expiry date: January 1, 2023

A radiation therapy continuing education course offering advanced radiation therapy training for stereotactic and conventional irradiation for tumors located in the thorax.


  • 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 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.

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: Lungs, Breast, and Chest Wall
  • Lung radiation therapy
  • Breast and CW radiation therapy
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