2013 Radiology Conference
Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)
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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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 Safety – CT dose radiation protocols, special procedures in radiation safety interventional radionuclide safety
Keith Hickey, PhD, CHP, ABR (Therapeutic Medical Physics)
- 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
- Identify the role CT plays in identifying and helping diagnose malignant tumors
2:30 – 2:45 MRI Biopsy
Stephanie Grandstaff, BHS, RT(R)(MR)
- 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),
- 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
- 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
- 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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.