Essentials in Skin Surface Brachytherapy

03 May 2018 - 04 May 2018 Boca Raton
Course description


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!


Note: The date of this workshop has been postponed from the original dates of March 15th and 16th to May 3rd and 4th. If you have any questions please contact

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.


May 3: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Lunch included)
May 4: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm (Breakfast & Lunch included)

Registration fee

The registration fee is $950.00 (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

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.

Educational Center

Boca Raton Regional Hospital