Course Information

Introductory Courses

July 20-24, 2020
October 19-23, 2020
December 14-18, 2020

Upgrade Courses For Those With Prior Radiosurgery Training

July 22-24, 2020
October 21-23, 2020
December 16-18, 2020

Course Descriptions

Introductory Course

This education experience provides an opportunity to expand the practitioner’s range of treatment options to include this precise form of stereotactic radiosurgery. The course will provide hands-on sessions with experts experienced in radiosurgery. At the conclusion of the week, participants will receive a certificate of course attendance.

Introductory Course Target Audience

Neurosurgeons, medical physicists, radiation oncologists, neurootolaryngolists, dosimetrists, and radiation therapists who have little or no experience with radiosurgery.

Upgrade Course

This educational experience provides an opportunity to extend the experienced practitioner’s range of treatment options to include this more advanced form of stereotactic radiosurgery. Participants will become familiar with the new features when upgrading from previous models. At the conclusion of the three days, participants will receive a certificate of course attendance. Radiosurgery training is a prerequisite.

Upgrade Course Target Audience

Neurosurgeons, medical physicists, radiation oncologists, neurootolaryngolists and other health care professionals EXPERIENCED IN RADIOSURGERY.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the basic principles and biophysics of radiosurgery and how they apply to day-to-day patient treatment.
  2. Review the clinical indications, parameters of treatment, and outcomes of radiosurgery.
  3. Recognize radiation safety issues and principles, as well as become familiar with the emergency procedures as they pertain to radiosurgery.
  4. Apply the principles of stereotactic frame application, imaging, and use of radiosurgery treatment hardware.