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Course Information

 

Introductory Courses

January 28-February 1, 2019 (SOLD OUT)
April 1-5, 2019 (SOLD OUT)
May 13-17, 2019
June 3-7, 2019
August 19-23, 2019
October 14-18, 2019
December 2-6, 2019

Upgrade Courses For Those With Prior Radiosurgery Training

January 30-February 1, 2019 (SOLD OUT)
April 3-5, 2019 (SOLD OUT)
May 15-17, 2019
June 5-7, 2019
August 21-23, 2019
October 16-18, 2019
December 4-6, 2019

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.