Optimal Imaging after Stereotactic Radiation for Lung Cancer
A session from the Radiosurgery Society 2018 Webinar Series presented by:
David Palma, HBSc, MD, MSc, PhD, FRCPC
Drew Moghanaki, MD, MPH
This course, which has been accredited by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) for Self-Assessment Module (SAM) maintenance of certification credit for both physicians and medical physicists, is available from November 20, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on June 1, 2023.
In order to earn credit for this course, participants must:
Learners must listen to each self-directed audio recording while following along with the visual slides/read the articles.
Pass the post-test with a score of 75% or higher.
Complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion.
Participate in the entire activity as partial credit is not available.
If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.
During 2018, an estimated 234,030 new cases of lung cancer were expected to be diagnosed, representing about 13 percent of all cancer diagnoses. Screening for individuals at high risk has the potential to dramatically improve lung cancer survival rates by finding the disease at an earlier stage when it is more likely to be curable. SBRT has been shown to be a viable treatment option for early stage lung cancer. There is a need to understand the reasons for undertaking imaging surveillance after stereotactic radiation for lung cancer, review benign CT changes following SBRT, identify high-risk features that may predict recurrence and review the new consensus guidelines on optimal timing of surveillance imaging.
This program is designed to meet the needs of radiation oncologists, neurosurgeons, medical physicists, residents-in-training and healthcare professionals with interest in learning the reasons for imaging surveillance following SBRT for lung cancer, the high risk features that predict recurrence and new consensus guidelines on optimal timing of surveillance imaging.
To understand reasons for undertaking imaging surveillance after stereotactic radiation for lung cancer.
To review benign CT changes after stereotactic radiation.
To discuss validated High Risk Features that predict recurrence.
To review new consensus guidelines on optimal timing of surveillance imaging.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and the Radiosurgery Society. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statement
Amedco LLC designates this enduring material 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.
American Board of Radiology SA-CME Self-Assessment Credit
The Radiosurgery Society Self-Assessment Module (SAM) titled Optimal Imaging after Stereotactic Radiation for Lung Cancer is qualified by the American Board of Radiology in meeting the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program and has been qualified for 1.0 SAM credits. The ABR qualified this SAM on November 20, 2018.
Physicists: Please note that AMA Category 1 CE offerings count towards ARB-MOC credits. The Radiosurgery Society does not offer CAMPEP credit for our Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs).
For more information, please refer to the ABR information guide found here.
Disclosure of Conflict of Interest
The following table of disclosure information is provided to learners and contains the relevant financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content disclosed to Amedco. All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved. (C7 SCS 6.1-‐6.2, 6.5)
All individuals in a position to control the content of CE are listed below.
David Palma, HBSc, MD, MSc, PhD, FRCPC - No Disclosures
Drew Moghanaki, MD, MPH - Varian Medical System: Other Financial or Material Support
Acknowledgement of Financial Commercial Support
No financial commercial support was received for this educational activity.
Acknowledgement of In-Kind Commercial Support
No in-kind commercial support was received for this educational activity.
Certificate of Participation
A certificate will be issued upon completion of course requirements, including the evaluation, enabling you to register your credit with the appropriate licensing boards or associations.
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