Baptist Health International: Intra-Operative Radiation Therapy in the Management of Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer

September 14, 2016

Intra-operative Radiation Therapy (IORT) in early breast cancer, proved itself as a secure technique, repeatable, with limited complications. Physicians will learn how to identify patient selection criteria indicators, as well as assess and implement the IORT technique.  It is necessary to have a long term follow up to evaluate the efficacy in terms of long term cosmetic and local control.

Target Audience

General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Hospitalists, Nurses and all other interested healthcare professionals.  

Learning Objectives

  • Identify patient selection criteria indicators for intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT). 
  • Assess the benefit of implementing an IORT technique. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
08/03/2016
Course expires: 
10/10/2016
Event starts: 
09/14/2016 - 1:30pm
Event ends: 
09/14/2016 - 2:30pm
Rating: 
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Webcast
FL
United States

Cristina Lopez-Penalver, M.D.
General Surgeon
Baptist and Doctors Hospitals
Miami, Florida

Dr. Lopez Penalver has indicated that she has no relevant financial relationships to disclose and that her discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage. 

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/03/2016
Course expires: 
10/10/2016
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