Agenda

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      7:30 AM  -  7:55 AM
      Registration (continental breakfast)
      7:55 AM  -  8:00 AM
      Welcome
      8:00 AM  -  8:30 AM
      How to Build a Linear Accelerator to Provide Tumor Control

      This lecture will discuss how a beam is created, concentrated, shaped and directed onto a patient’s anatomy. We will also compare this to other forms of radiation, such as protons.

      1. Discuss how electron beams are created
      2. Describe the three main depth profiles for particles based on their mass
      3. Identify characteristic of protons that give them a unique ability to spare deep tissues

       


      Speakers:
      8:30 AM  -  9:30 AM
      To be determined
      9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
      Intraoperative Radiotherapy (IORT): The Future is Now? The Potential and Current Reality of a Promi

      This presentation will introduce the concept of intraoperative radiotherapy. We will address local recurrence rated from IORT trails. We will also discuss where IORT may go in the future.

      1. Describe the process of IORT delivery
      2. Summarize potential side effects and complication of IORT
      3. Identify patients who might benefit from IORT

      Speakers:
      10:00 AM  -  10:15 AM
      Break
      10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM
      A Mindful Path to Wellness

      This lecture will discuss burn-out among healthcare workers. We will define mindfulness and how to use this in practice

      1. Recognize the signs and symptoms of burnout
      2. Identify risk factors for burnout and how to mitigate them through mindfulness practice
      3. Describe how to incorporate mindfulness practice into daily life and work

       


      11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM
      Hypofractionation
      Speakers:
      12:15 PM  -  12:45 PM
      Buffet lunch
      1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM
      Physical Therapy Considerations for Patients with Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

      This talk will define cancer rehab. We will discuss Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) symptoms and effects. We will define chemotherapy agents responsible for CIPN

      1. Identify common signs and symptoms of CIPN
      2. Describe how to refer patients to therapy with greater ease
      3. Identify 3 therapy interventions for patients with CIPN

      1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM
      Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) for Chronic Radiation Tissue Injury

      This presentation will review the pathophysiology of chronic radiation tissue injury, the mechanisms of action of hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and the indications for which HBOT should be used with relation to chronic radiation tissue injury. There will be a brief review of some pertinent literature, and a discussion of several cases to illustrate the benefits of HBOT.

      1. State the mechanisms of HBOT
      2. List the indications for which HBOT should be used in chronic radiation tissue injury
      3. Apply this knowledge to clinical practice.

      2:30 PM  -  2:45 PM
      How to Care for Transgender Breast Cancer Patients

      A panel composed of gynecology, breast surgery, and plastic surgery demonstrating how to tackle issues relevant to the care of cancer within the transgender community. This is an opportunity to broaden your understanding of definitions so you are prepared to evaluate and provide optimal care for the transgender patient.

      1. Discuss vocabulary relevant to care of a transgender patient
      2. Illustrate how to approach a new breast cancer in a transgender patient
      3. Describe decision-making relevant to the cancer treatment of a transgender patient

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