By Christina Ruiz,
October 08, 2019

You are invited to join us for a FREE webinar hosted by WePassed!

 

Title: Novel Uses of SBRT: Treatment of Ventricular Tachycardia

Speaker: Ryan Zielan MS, RT(T), CMD

Date/Time: Thursday, October 24th 2019 at 6pm EDT

 

Description:

Recently it has been evidenced that ventricular tachycardia (VT) can be treated non-invasively using stereotactic radiotherapy. Utilizing imaging techniques physicians are able to identify and effectively treat patients utilizing external beam radiotherapy. Working collaboratively, cardiologists and radiation oncologists are able to safely deliver single fraction SBRT treatments to a patient in a matter of minutes. The results of these treatments have resulted in drastic reductions in VT events in patients following treatment, resulting in an improved quality of life.

Learning Objectives:

Describe the rationale behind treating patients suffering ...

By Christina Ruiz,
April 16, 2016

We'd like to invite you to attend our next FREE webinar on Medical Dosimetry: Treatment Preparation!

Date + Time: Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 at 7:30pm ET

Speaker: Marisa Sheehan, CMD

This Webinar will cover Medical Dosimetry: Treatment Preparation as a prelude to Treatment Planning.

An integrated process that includes:

Radiographic Simulation CT Simulation Virtual Simulation Preparing for Simulation Simulation ...

By David Djajaputra,
March 04, 2015

The MDCB recently released the August 2015 Applicant Handbook. Steve Yan, CMD, who is one of WePassed main authors for Medical Dosimetry, recently sent us his first "read" of the handbook. First of all, the exam will have questions from 7 different categories as shown in the pie chart below. They are not equally weighted; the biggest slice is from the Treatment Planning category, as you would expect.

The result will be graded in 4 levels: Level 1 (76-100%), Level 2 (56-75%), Level 3 (26-55%), and Level 4 (0-25%). The passing grade is 63%.

You will have 225 minutes (3:45 hours) to complete the exam and there will be 155 questions, so you get slightly less than 1.5 minute to do each question. 

The main message from Steve is that the three biggest ...

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