education

Continuing Education Overview 2016-2017

AAMD offers a variety of continuing education opportunities for medical dosimetrists. The educational activities listed below will be available in 2016-2017 through the AAMD CE Center. All AAMD activities are approved for MDCB/ARRT credit. Click on the hyperlink associated with each activity to add it to your Course Library. Your personal Course Library is where all of the CE activities that you have selected will be stored. This includes handouts, resource materials and quizzes. We hope you take advantage of all the offerings in the new AAMD CE Center.

Go to the AAMD CE Center to view your transcripts, personal Course Library and the full Course Catalog.

Journal SAMs

CE Activity CE Credits
41-4: Anatomical contouring variability in thoracic organs at risk 2.5

41-3b: Risks of secondary malignancies with heterotopic bone radiation therapy for patients younger than 40 years

2.5

41-3a: Analysis of nodal coverage utilizing image guided radiation therapy for primary gynecologic tumor volumes

2.5

41-2: Dosimetric evaluation of 4 different treatment modalities for curative-intent stereotactic body radiation therapy for isolated thoracic spinal metastases

2.5

40-4a: Comparison of doses received by the hippocampus in patients treated with single isocenter – vs multiple isocenter–based stereotactic radiationtherapy to the brain for multiple brain metastases

2.5

40-4b: Technique for comprehensive head and neck irradiation using 3-dimensional conformal proton therapy

2.5

40-4c: A planning comparison of 3-dimensional conformal multiple static field, conformal arc, and volumetric modulated arc therapy for the delivery of stereotactic body radiotherapy for early stage lung cancer

2.5

41-1: Residual Position Errors of Lymph Node Surrogates in Breast Cancer Adjuvant Radiotherapy: Comparison of Two Arm Fxation Devices and the Effect of Arm Position Correction

2.5

41-1b: Skin Dose Differences Between Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy and Volumetric-Modulated Arc Therapy and Between Boost and Integrated Treatment Regimens for Treating Head and Neck and Other Cancer Sites in Patients

2.5

 

22.5

 

Online SAMs

CE Activity CE Credits

Clinical Trials

1

 

1

 

Live Webinars

CE Activity CE Credits

Treatment of Brain Metastases

1

Thinking outside the box with the Pinnacle³ treatment planning system - Sponsored by Philips (December 14, 2016)

1

ProKnow Webinar (January 18, 2017)

1

Intensity Modulated Total Marrow Irradiation (IMTMI) planning using VMAT (November 8, 2017)

1
  4

 

Virtual Meetings

CE Activity CE Credits

How to Tell Physicists and Physicians They're Wrong

1

Safety in the Clinic: Rationale for and Implementation of an Incident Reporting Database

1

Medical Event Reporting

1

Excellence in Medical Dosimetry

1

Proton Therapy for Lung Cancer

1

Coding Updates for 2015

1

Radiotherapy and Cardiac Toxicity: Indications and Applications of Breath-Hold Technique in Breast Radiotherapy

1

PET/CT in Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning

1

Image Guided Brachytherapy Ablation: A New Approach to Those Stubborn Tumors

1

Treatment Planning for Single Fraction SBRT Spinal Metastases

1

 

10

 

Recorded Presentations

CE Activity CE Credits

SBRT for Pancreas Cancer: Clinical Results and a Step-by-Step Approach 

1

Primary and Secondary Cancers of the Liver

1

Creating a Culture of Safety in a Radiation Oncology Institution: Walking the Walk

1

Quality and Safety in Medical Dosimetry

3

From verification to adaptive plan: A discussion on workflow and procedures with case study examples

1

Strategies for Safe and Effective Delivery of Spine SBRT

1

Robustness and Uncertainty in Proton Treatment Planning

1
The Evolution of Proton Therapy Planning and Clinical Advances in Pencil Beam Scanning  1
  10

 

Meetings

CE Activity CE Credits

AAMD 42st Annual Meeting — Indianapolis, IN

36

AAMD 2017 Region V Meeting — Nashville, TN

14

Roswell Park/AAMD Conference — Niagara Falls, NY

14

 

64