Radiation Oncology in North Carolina: Updates for 2021 LIVE

December 15, 2021

Dana Casey, MD, from the UNC Lineberger Radiation Oncology group will describe relevant updates in radiation oncology for health care providers throughout the state of North Carolina. This lecture will highlight updates in methods to increase the efficacy of radiation therapy, shorten treatment time, and minimize toxicity.

Target Audience

These courses are intended for medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, hematologists, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, researchers, pharmacists, trainees, and others who are interested in care of patients with cancer in North Carolina.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the utilization and efficacy of hypofractionation, (or the delivery of radiation with fewer, larger fractions over less total treatment time) for different cancer types.
  • Discuss methods to improve the efficacy of radiation, such as the combination of immunotherapy with radiation.
  • Recognize techniques to limit radiation-induced toxicity, including deescalation strategies, hippocampal sparing whole brain radiation, and proton therapy.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE attendance form and the online evaluation of the program (instructions to be emailed). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

    **No partial credit will be available**

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE attendance form and the online evaluation of the program (instructions to be emailed). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

    **No partial credit will be available**

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    The UNC School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ - Non-physician
    The UNC School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 ASRT

    Approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

  • 1.00 CTR
    Approved as a Category A by the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA).
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE

    Greensboro Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

    Event Coordinator: Lisa Guy, RN, BSN, CCRN

  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

Course opens: 
11/04/2021
Course expires: 
12/22/2021
Event starts: 
12/15/2021 - 11:55am
Event ends: 
12/15/2021 - 1:00pm
Rating: 
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Dana Casey, MD

Assistant Professor
Radiation Oncology
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

Dana Casey, MD, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.

 

The Greensboro Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Approved by the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy for ACPE.

Approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

The UNC School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE attendance form and the online evaluation of the program (instructions to be emailed). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

    **No partial credit will be available**

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE attendance form and the online evaluation of the program (instructions to be emailed). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

    **No partial credit will be available**

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    The UNC School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ - Non-physician
    The UNC School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 ASRT

    Approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

  • 1.00 CTR
    Approved as a Category A by the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA).
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE

    Greensboro Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

    Event Coordinator: Lisa Guy, RN, BSN, CCRN

  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

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