Essentials in Skin Surface Brachytherapy

05 Dec 2019 - 06 Dec 2019 Boca Raton
Course description

Disclaimer

Any views or opinions are presented by healthcare professionals who share their insights, recommendations and practical experience with respect to brachytherapy, and do not necessarily represent those of Elekta.

Bookings are closed for this event. Are you interested in attending this Educational Program in the future? Let us know!

You are invited to register for an interactive clinical workshop focused on improving your HDR brachytherapy treatment planning and delivery skills for skin surface treatment.

Topics include

  • Introduction to HDR and Electronic brachytherapy for skin surface treatment
  • Patient selection criteria
  • Applicator selection criteria
  • Applicator assembly and preparation
  • Simulation/imaging
  • Treatment planning and delivery
  • Physics and Quality Assurance
  • Observation of a treatment (depending on patient availability)

Target Audience

  • Radiation and Medical Oncologists 
  • Medical Physicists 
  • Dosimetrists 
  • Radiation Technologists 
  • Dermatologists/Mohs Surgeons 
  • Oncology Nurses

CE Credits

Elekta has applied to CAMPEP for 7.75 MPCEC hours for Medical Physicists. CME credits are not given for this course.

Schedule

December 5: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Lunch included)
December 6: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm (Breakfast & Lunch included)

Registration fee

The registration fee is EURO 970 (excl VAT) and includes lunch on Thursday and breakfast and lunch on Friday. The fee is exclusive of travel and hotel costs.

Medical resident for to receive a 50% discount on this workshop, please email info@brachyacademy.com

Event Capacity

Only fifteen (15) seats are available for this workshop. Openings will be filled on a “first come, first served” basis.

BrachyTalk video interview

Dr Michael Kasper and Zoubir Ouhib share their opinions about brachytherapy for skin cancer, including the need for education. They explain that the format of this workshop they are organizing is an excellent educational opportunity to learn about the clinical practice of skin brachytherapy.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Elekta and the workshop hospital make every effort to hold the workshop according to the advertised date. However, there are instances when the workshop may need to be rescheduled or canceled (e.g. due to lack of live cases or low attendance). In the event that this happens, Elekta will notify registered participants at least 4 weeks prior to the event. Therefore, we strongly suggest you book your airline tickets 2 – 4 weeks prior to the workshop date to ensure that the workshop will be held. As well, you should book accommodations at hotels that offer a flexible cancellation policy (e.g. within 24 – 72 hours).

Educational Center

Boca Raton Regional Hospital

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