Image-Guided Adaptive Brachytherapy for Gynecology

04 Nov 2019 - 05 Nov 2019 Orlando
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.

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You are invited to attend an interactive clinical workshop on image-guided adaptive brachytherapy for Gynecology. Participants obtain comprehensive practical insight into the clinical workflow of 3-D image-guided adaptive brachytherapy for gynecologic cancer. Practical issues, constraints and solutions each participant is currently handling at their institution is discussed with emphasis on the practical aspects of implementing 3-D image-based brachytherapy for treating cervical cancers.

Workshop venue:

Florida Hospital – Cancer Institute building
Conference Room 182
2501 North Orange Ave
Suite 182
Orlando FL 32804

You can park in the King Parking garage and take the elevator down to G floor. Follow the signs to Suite 182.

Workshop Objectives

  • Learn the benefits of 3D Image-Guided Adaptive Brachytherapy (IGABT) for treating cervical cancer
    • Introduction to treating cervical cancer using interstitial brachytherapy
    • Moving from 2D to 3D IGABT
    • The reasons to implement 3D IGABT in your practice
    • Imaging options (CT vs. MRI)
    • Review of society guidelines
  • How to Implement 3D IGABT
    • Patient selection criteria
    • Review of applicators, their assembly and reconstruction
    • Workflow and required personnel
    • Simulation and Imaging
    • Treatment Planning and Optimization
    • Physics, Quality Assurance, and Treatment Delivery
    • Multi-disciplinary treatment planning, team roles, logistics, infrastructure and learning curve
  • Reasons to Attend
    • Hands-on exercises
    • Observation of a live case (depends on patient availability)

Schedule

November 4:  12 – 6 p.m. (lunch included)
November 5:  8 a.m. – 2 p.m. (breakfast and lunch included)

Intended Audience

HCPs that have an interest in gynecologic brachytherapy treatment, specifically cervical cancer, include, but may not be limited to:

  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Medical Physicists
  • Dosimetrists
  • Gynecologic Oncologists

Registration fee

The registration fee is 970 USD (excl VAT) and includes lunch on Monday and breakfast and lunch on Tuesday. 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

Continuing Education (CE) Credits

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

Event Capacity

Only 8 seats are available for this workshop. Openings will be filled on a first-come first-served basis.

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

Florida Hospital Cancer Institute & Medical Plaza

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