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2013 Radiology Conference

Cox College

Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

Springfield, MO

2013 Radiology Conference

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Public Early
Credit card only, please.
Ended $135.00 $0.00
CoxHealth NP, PA, CRNA Early
Please present CoxHealth ID for entry. If you wish to pay by GL Transfer or Payroll Deduct please click on the "show other payment options" text under the green "register" box. Then select "Pay Offline" and answer the appropriate questions during registration. Please contact the CoxHealth Education Center if assistance is needed, 417-269-4117.
Ended $135.00 $0.00
CoxHealth Employee Early
Please present CoxHealth ID for entry. If you wish to pay by GL Transfer or Payroll Deduct please click on the "show other payment options" text under the green "register" box. Then select "Pay Offline" and answer the appropriate questions during registration. Please contact the CoxHealth Education Center if assistance is needed, 417-269-4117.
Ended $50.00 $0.00
Participant Not Requesting Continuing Education Hours Early
PLEASE NOTE: Participants selecting this option are NOT eligible to receive continuing education credit. Credit cards only, please.
Ended $40.00 $0.00
General Public
Credit card only, please.
Ended $150.00 $0.00
CoxHealth NP, PA, CRNA
Please present CoxHealth ID for entry. If you wish to pay by GL Transfer or Payroll Deduct please click on the "show other payment options" text under the green "register" box. Then select "Pay Offline" and answer the appropriate questions during registration. Please contact the CoxHealth Education Center if assistance is needed, 417-269-4117.
Ended $150.00 $0.00
CoxHealth Employee
Please present CoxHealth ID for entry. If you wish to pay Payroll Deduct please click on the "show other payment options" text under the green "register" box. Then select "Pay Offline" and answer the appropriate questions during registration.
Ended $65.00 $0.00
Participant Not Requesting Continuing Education
PLEASE NOTE: Participants selecting this option are NOT eligible to receive continuing education credit. Credit cards only, please.
Ended $55.00 $0.00

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PROGRAM AND OBJECTIVES

By attending this educational activity, participants should be able to integrate the objectives as listed.

7:30 – 8:00          Registration/Continental Breakfast/Vendor Exhibits

8:00 – 8:05          Welcome and Overview of the Day

                              Laura Murney, MEd, BS, RT(R)

8:05 – 9:05          Y-90

                              Charles Gilliland, MD

                              Objectives:

  • Describe two different types of interventional oncology treatments, their benefits and applicability

9:05 – 10:05        Chemoembolisim, Cryotherapy, and Radio Frequency Ablation

                              Charles Gilliland, MD

                              Objectives:

  • Compare two different types of embolic treatments for oncology patients
  • Describe ancillary or adjunctive treatment offered to oncology patients in interventional radiology
  • Compare 3 different types of ablation therapy for oncology patients

10:05 – 10:20      Break/Vendor Exhibits

10:20 – 11:20      Overcoming Barriers to Care for the Cancer patient: The Socioeconomic Impact of Cancer

                              Autumn Bragg BA, CFm

                              Objectives:

  • Describe socioeconomic factors that affect cancer patients and discuss the implication this has on care for this patient population
  • Identify resources in the community that can assist cancer patients and their families with socioeconomic needs and incorporate these into patient care as necessary

11:20 – 12:00      Lunch (provided on site)

12:00 – 12:30      Infusion Therapy Device Selection, Identification and Use

                              Kathy Pittman, RN, BSN, HN-BC, CRN

                              Objectives:

  • Identify types of infusion devices
  • Discuss the appropriate use of vascular access devices and implement into clinical practice

12:30 – 1:30        Cardiac Tumors and the Effect of Oral Chemotherapy on Cardiac Valves and Function

                              Bryan Williams, MHA, RT(R), ARDMS(AB)(OB), RDCS, RVT

                              Objectives:

  • Identify different forms of cardiac tumors identifiable by Echocardiography
  • Describe possible effects of cardiotoxic chemo that can be visualized by Echocardiography

1:30-1:45             Break/Vendor Exhibits

1:45-2:15             Challenges in Modern Radiation SafetyCT dose radiation protocols, special                                         procedures in radiation safety interventional radionuclide safety

                              Keith Hickey, PhD, CHP, ABR (Therapeutic Medical Physics)

                              Objectives:

  • To Identify the challenges in modern radiation safety
  • To formulate adequate procedures to address those challenges

2:15 -- 3:15          Cancer Across the Modalities 

                              Each session will be 15 minutes for a total of 60 minutes for this section of the                                         agenda.

2:15 – 2:30         CT Scan Biopsy

                              Alissa Brownfield, RT, (R), CT

                              Objectives:

  • Identify the role CT plays in identifying and helping diagnose malignant tumors

2:30 – 2:45          MRI Biopsy

                              Stephanie Grandstaff, BHS, RT(R)(MR)

                              Objectives:

  • Explain indications for MRI-guided breast biopsy
  • Describe how an MRI-guided breast biopsy is performed             

2:45-3:00             X-ray and Ultrasound               

                              Mandy Cazzell RT(R), Amanda Butcher, BSRT, RDMS, RVT Michalla Ray, RT(R),

                              RDMS, RVT

                              Objectives:

  • Define the role of diagnostic radiology and ultrasound in the diagnosis/treatment of chest cancers.

3:00-3:15             PET Scans

                              Angela Swope, BS CNMT

                              Objectives:

  • Identify how PET scans aid in cancer diagnosis and treatment plans

3:15- 3:45            I Run Because There was a Time I Could Not Run (A Personal Cancer Journey)

                              Mary Koppler, RN, BSN

                              Objectives:

  • To Identify and express motivation at the end of the day
  • For the staff to recognize their importance of sustaining hope and support on the patient’s cancer journey

 

3:45-4:00             Closing/Evaluations/Statements of Credit/Adjourn                        

 

We reserve the right to substitute speakers and topics in case of emergency or cancellation. Information presented during this conference represents the views and opinions of the presenters and does not necessarily constitute the opinion, endorsement of, or promotion by CoxHealth.

 

Planning committee members and speakers have created this activity without bias or influence from all external commercial entities.

 

No sponsorship or commercial support has been received for this activity. No Off Label medications or medical devices will be discussed.

 

EDUCATIONAL CREDIT

 

This educational activity has been submitted to the ASRT and ASRT credit is pending for 6.5 Category A CE Credits.

 

 

 

 

CoxHealth-Education Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Missouri Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

6.5 Contact Hours

 

This program has been deemed appropriate for chaplains to list 6.5 contact hours of continuing education credit. Credit should be listed on the Association of Professional Chaplains Annual Summary of Continuing Education Hours Form in the area of “Workshops/Conferences/Seminars/Symposia.”

 

For questions regarding educational credit please contact Lisa Boyer, RN, CE Coordinator at 417-269-4124, lisa.boyer@coxcollege.edu

 

Accreditation approval only refers to this educational activity and does not imply endorsement of any commercial products by CoxHealth or any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services.

 

Participants will receive statements of credit at the end of the program when all requirements for credit have been met. Satisfactory completion of objectives will occur through program attendance. Therefore contact hours will be given only for hours the participant attends. In order to receive a statement of credit, all participants must sign-in at the registration desk and turn in a completed evaluation form at the end of the program.

 

 

Americans with Disabilities Act: If you have special needs addressed by this act, please notify us at least two weeks before this offering so that reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate your needs.

 

Note: Please bring a sweater or jacket due to variations in temperature and personal preferences.

 

Have questions about 2013 Radiology Conference? Contact Cox College

When & Where


Cox South
3801 South National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65807

Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)


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