Fourth Annual Patient Positioning Symposium

New Orleans, Louisiana
Thursday, April 19, 2012



Fourth Annual Patient Positioning Symposium
Thursday, April 19, 2012 - Saturday, April 21, 2012

Hotel Monteleone
214 Royal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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Join us in New Orleans!

The Patient Positioning Symposium is specifically designed for radiotherapy professionals, including technologists, therapist, dosimetrists, physicists and physicians to discuss the latest advancements in patient immobilization solutions

Areas of Focus:
  • Hands on sessions
  • Internal localization
  • Motion Management
  • Prone Breast Treatments
  • Sterotactic Body Radiation Therapy
  • Willingness of Therapists to approach physicians as a means of patient safety
  • Prostate IMRT Treatment and Motion Management
  • Proton Patient Positioning
  • Dosimetric Effects of Couch tops and Immobilization Devices
  • Obesity and Radiation Therapy
  • Plus many more!

REGISTRATION FEE:
Non-Physicians: $495
Physicians: $775

All fees include CME credits as well as breakfast, lunch, breaks, night out, welcome reception, and educational materials.


Continuing Medical Education Credits:

Medical Physicists - 17 MPCEC Hours
Application has been made to the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Program.

Radiation Therapists - 15 Credits
An application has been submitted to the American Society for Radiological Technologists for designation of Category A continuing education credit.

Medical Dosimetrists - 15.5 Credits
An Application has been submitted to the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board for designation of MDCB credit.



Physicians and Nurses

The Institute for Medical Educationsm is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The Institute for Medical Educationsm takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

 

Credit Designation Statement:

The Institute for Medical Educationsm designates this educational activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s) ™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

 

In accordance with the ACCME’s revised Standards of Commercial Support, potential conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by the Executive Committee of IME.  All conflicts are resolved prior to the beginning of the activity by the IME peer review process.  The opinion expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect those of IME.

 

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number 10672 for a maximum of 13 contact hour(s).


 

Contact Information

  • Phone: (310) 209-2033  
    Email: channa@ime-cme.com
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