Overview

By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to:

  • Define stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). 
  • Describe the differences between stereotactic radiosurgery and traditional radiation therapy. 
  • Identify several technologies used to increase precision in tumor targeting with traditional radiation  therapy procedures. 
  • Discuss, in general terms, the planning and treatment process for patients undergoing radiation therapy. 
  • Explain key concepts used in radiation oncology. 
  • Compare and contrast the two dedicated radiosurgery systems discussed in this program. 
  • Identify key members of the radiation oncology team and briefly describe their interaction with a patient undergoing radiation therapy.

COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour
ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT - Technologists         
CREDIT HOURS:  1

Target Audience

The target audience is radiologic technologists. Other technologists and medical personnel may also benefit from viewing this program

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