Conference Courses

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  • Sunday, Sept. 24  [top]

    8-9 a.m.

    Course 001
    Becoming a Survivor of Stage IV Colon Cancer

    9:25-10:25 a.m.

    Course 002
    002 Compassion Fatigue in Radiation Therapy

    10:50-11:50 a.m.

    Course 003
    003 Maximizing Your Success: Need Beyond Core Talent

    1:30-2:30 p.m.

    Course 004
    004 The Ethical Elephant in the Room
  • Monday, Sept. 26  [top]

    8-9 a.m.

    Course 005
    Using Patient-focused Time Analysis Data To Determine Optimum Workloads

    8-9 a.m.

    Course 006
    Real-time Simulation and Treatment: A Single Resource Approach

    8-9 a.m.

    Course 007
    Cure or Curse? A Review of Long-term Effects From Pelvic Radiation Therapy

    8-9 a.m.

    Course 008
    Gamma Knife and the Treatment of Nonmalignant and Functional Disorders

    8-9 a.m.

    Course 009
    New Approach to Old Problems: Craniospinal Irradiation

    8-9 a.m.

    Course WS001 (CIVCO Workshop)
    Complex Breast Set-ups

    9:20-10:20 a.m.

    Course 010
    How Do We Do It? A Description of Stress and Coping in Radiation Therapists

    9:20-10:20 a.m.

    Course 011 (Varian Hour)
    HyperArc, RapidPlan and Multicriteria Optimization: New Tools for Advanced Planning and Treatment

    9:20-10:20 a.m.

    Course 012
    Best Practices for Lung Cancer Screening and Treatment

    9:20-10:20 a.m.

    Course 013
    013 Technical Aspects of Proton Therapy

    9:20-10:20 a.m.

    Course 014
    Prone Breast, Presurgery: A Case Study, the OSU Way

    10:40-11:40 a.m.

    Course 015
    Radiation Oncology Coding, Documentation, Compliance and Reimbursement

    10:40-11:40 a.m.

    Course 016
    Anxiety: The Enemy in Patient Care

    10:40-11:40 a.m.

    Course 017
    Future of Radiation Therapist Clinical Practice Patterns

    10:40-11:40 a.m.

    Course 018
    Improving Outcomes for Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma: Two Case Studies

    10:40-11:40 a.m.

    Course 019
    Increasing On-time Treatment Plan Delivery in Radiation Medicine

    10:40-11:40 a.m.

    Course WS002(CIVCO Workshop)
    Complex Breast Set-ups (Repeat)

    1:10-2:10 p.m.

    Course 020
    Radiation Therapist: What Else Can I Do?

    1:10-2:10 p.m.

    Course 021
    Total Skin Electron Therapy

    1:10-2:10 p.m.

    Course 022
    The Role of a Health Care Worker When You Suspect Someone Is in Danger

    1:10-2:10 p.m.

    Course 023
    Curriculum Upheaval, or: How To Stress an Educator

    1:10-2:10 p.m.

    Course 024
    Radiation Therapy Fractionations in Palliative Bone Metastases Patients

    1:10-2:10 p.m.

    Course WS003 (CIVCO Workshop)
    Inter- and Intra-fraction Motion Management for Head and Neck

    2:30-3:30 p.m.

    Course 025
    Mitigating the Implications of Unmet Supportive Care Needs of Radiation Therapy Patients

    2:30-3:30 p.m.

    Course 026
    Social Media and Ethics in Radiation Therapy

    2:30-3:30 p.m.

    Course 027 (Accuray Hour)
    An Overview of Offline Adaptive Radiation Therapy and Patient Retreatment

    2:30-3:30 p.m.

    Course 028
    Common Life-threatening Medical Emergencies

    2:30-3:30 p.m.

    Course 029
    Contrast Media Administration and the Radiation Therapist

    3:50-4:50 p.m.

    Course 030
    Advances in Image-guided Radiation Therapy

    3:50-4:50 p.m.

    Course 031
    The Role of Diet in Cancer Treatment

    3:50-4:50 p.m.

    Course 032
    Integrating Emotional Intelligence Into the Health Care Environment

    3:50-4:50 p.m.

    Course 033
    Learning With, From and About Each Other

    3:50-4:50 p.m.

    Course 034
    Current Techniques in the Diagnosis and Management of Malignant Melanoma

    3:50-4:50 p.m.

    Course WS004 (CIVCO Workshop)
    Inter- and Intra-fraction Motion Management for Head and Neck (Repeat)
  • Tuesday, Sept. 26  [top]

    7:30-8:30 a.m.

    Course 035

    Difficult Conversations: Supporting Honest and Open Communication

    7:30-8:30 a.m.

    Course 036
    Presimulation Procedure and Treatment Second Safety Checklists

    7:30-8:30 a.m.

    Course 037
    ‘Breathe In, Breathe Out and Hold!’ A New Approach to Liver and Pancreas SBRT

    7:30-8:30 a.m.

    Course 038
    Accelerated Partial-breast Irradiation Treatment Techniques

    7:30-8:30 a.m.

    Course 039

    The Art and Care of Treating Pediatric Patients Under Anesthesia

    7:30-8:30 a.m.

    Course WS005 (QFix Workshop)
    Frameless Head and Neck

    8:50-9:50 a.m.

    Course 040
    Enhancing the Patient Experience Through Patient Reported Outcomes

    8:50-9:50 a.m.

    Course 041
    Caring for Transgender Patients

    8:50-9:50 a.m.

    Course 042
    Supervision, Documentation and Charge Capture: Today and the Future

    8:50-9:50 a.m.

    Course 043
    The Journey, Not the Destination: Quality in Radiation Therapy

    8:50-9:50 a.m.

    Course 044
    3-D Transperineal Ultrasound Improves Treatment and Planning of Prostate Cancer

    8:50-9:50 a.m.

    WS006 QFix Workshop)
    Frameless Head and Neck (Repeat)

    10:10-11:10 a.m.

    Course 045

    Collaborative Communication: A Necessity in Cancer Care

    10:10-11:10 a.m.

    Course 046

    Looking at Positioning and Immobilization Devices With a New Lens<t;

    10:10-11:10 a.m.

    Course 047
    Proton Therapy and Breast Cancer

    10:10-11:10 a.m.

    Course 048

    Bringing Awareness to Cultural Differences To Improve Health Care

    10:10-11:10 a.m.

    Course 049
    A Radiation Therapist’s Guide To Developing Patient Education Materials

    10:10-11:10 a.m.

    WS007 (QFix Workshop)

    SRS/SBRT Motion Management

    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Course 050
    Burnout in Radiation Therapy: Examining the Six Leading Causes

    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Course 051
    Vertical CT and Thoracic Chair for Lung Cancer Patients in Proton Therapy

    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Course 052
    ‘Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That’: Documentation, Reimbursement and Compliance

    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Course 053

    A Look at the Resurgence of Superficial Radiation Therapy

    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Course 054
    Battle of the Bolus

    11:30-12:30 p.m.

    WS008 (QFix Workshop)
    SRS/SBRT Motion Management (Repeat)

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