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How to Start a Successful Breast Radioactive Seed Localization Program in Your Institution


Saturday, February 11, 2017 | 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Add to Calendar

When
Feb. 11, 2017

Where
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Duncan Building (CPB)
Floor 8, Rooms 1-8
1155 Pressler St, Houston, TX 77030

Goal
Participants should come away from this course with a clear understanding of the regulations, application process, seed protocoling and procedure planning by the radiologist, seed insertion, surgical techniques and principles, pathology processing and seed storage/dispensing associated with performing an RSL procedure.

Educational Objectives
After participating in the activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Initiate and complete a DSHS application (knowledge, competence, performance)
  • Apply a pathway of seed ordering, storage, essay and tracking (knowledge, competence, performance)
  • Implement principles of seed localization procedure (RSL) (knowledge, competence, performance)
  • Understand principles of seed-guided surgery (knowledge)
  • Incorporate necessary steps to ensure safe seed handing in pathology (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes)

Target Audience
This conference will be beneficial to radiologists, surgeons, pathologists, radiation safety officers and hospital administrators.

Registration Fees
Postmarked on or before Jan. 23, 2017
No SAM Credit: $395
SAM Credit: $525
Trainee: $295

Postmarked after Jan. 23, 2017
No SAM Credit: $495
SAM Credit: $625
Trainee: $375

If you register online, a receipt/confirmation letter will be automatically emailed to the email address you list on the registration form. If you register by fax or mail, a receipt/confirmation letter will be sent to you within 10 working days of the receipt of your fee.

For more information and registration, visit: https://www.mdanderson.org/education-training/professional-education/cme-conference-management/conferences/start-a-successful-breast-radioactive-seed-localization.html


Location

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

1155 Pressler St, Houston, TX 77030

Contact

Allison Baring

713-563-7388