2022 Midwest Radiation Oncology Symposium

2022 Midwest Radiation Oncology Symposium

Join us via Zoom.

Saturday, Aug. 20   |   7:40 am– 5 pm

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About the Symposium

The 2022 Midwest Radiation Oncology Symposium will provide all members of the interdisciplinary oncology team with education and training on recent advances in radiation oncology, physics, and biology. Topics will include the role of emerging technologies in radiation therapy, multidisciplinary cancer care, and up-to-date information for referring physicians seeking to transfer their patients to the oncology team.

Download the symposium agenda (PDF)


Target Audience

This symposium is intended for medical physicists, radiation therapists, dosimetrists, physicians, fellows, residents, and students.


Symposium Objectives

At the conclusion of this symposium the participant should be better able to:

  1. Discuss advances in the management of breast, gynecologic, lung, and pediatric brain cancers.
  2. Describe current knowledge regarding the physics, indications, and ongoing clinical trials for proton therapy.
  3. Explain current knowledge regarding the physics and unique characteristics of radiobiology in the setting of FLASH radiotherapy.
  4. Describe the mechanism of low-dose radiation therapy-induced immunomodulatory effects in dampening cytokine production in treated tissues.
  5. Identify the roles and responsibilities within the radiation oncology team and how recent technological advancements impact these roles in cancer care.

Live Webstream Information

This symposium will be delivered via the Zoom Video Conferencing software which you will need to install on your desktop, tablet, or smartphone. Instructions to access the webstream will be sent to registered participants via email a few days prior to the start of the symposium. 


Continuing Education Credits

JA Provider MarkIn support of improving patient care, University of Nebraska Medical Center 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.

Physicians

The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Medical Physicists

This activity has applied to CAMPEP for approval of 7.00 MPCEC hours.

Radiation Technologists

This activity is approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for 8.25 Category A continuing education credits.

Dosimetrists

This activity is approved by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB) for 6.00 MDCB continuing education credits.


Registration Information

Registration Fees

  By July 1 After July 1
General Registration $100 $150
Fellows/Residents/Students $60 $100

 

Register Now

The registration deadline is Aug. 15.

 

Cancel/Refund Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing and sent by mail, fax, or email to the UNMC Center for Continuing Education. A refund of the registration fee, less $25 processing fee, will be given if the request is received by Aug. 15, 2022. No refund will be given after this date.


Questions?

Please contact Bailey Wrenn, MA via email.

If you need assistance with online registration, please call our Registration Office at 402-559-5929.