Free Virtual CME Course

Continuing Medical Education credit available for medical professionals

 

Precision Medicine:
The Role of Proton Therapy in Prostate Cancer Care

Thursday, September 24, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Dr. Nancy MendenhallNancy P. Mendenhall, MD, FASTRO
Professor & Associate Chair, University of Florida Department of Radiation Oncology; Medical Director, UF Health Proton Therapy Institute

Virtual CME via Zoom. Registration information below.

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To RSVP & for Zoom access information, email Christina Mershell at clmershell@floridaproton.org or call 904-831-4034. 


WELCOME

Cancer treatment is trending toward precision. And one of the most precise forms of radiation treatment available today is proton therapy. 

Join us for one or both of these free, virtual, continuing education sessions brought to you by the proton therapy facility that was the first in the Southeast U.S. – the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute in Jacksonville, Florida. Hear from the expert physician who has set new standards in radiation oncology through clinical research and patient care.

Learn about the ways this treatment modality is making a difference today in patient outcomes through current research publications and case studies.

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

CME Course: Prostate Cancer

  1. Discuss the history and progression of radiation therapy.
  2. Define proton therapy and describe how proton therapy began to be used as a radiation treatment modality.
  3. Identify and determine when proton therapy might be useful or indicated in the treatment of prostate cancer.
  4. Compare the potential benefits of proton therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer.

Register for CME: Email Christina Mershell at clmershell@floridaproton.org or call 904-831-4034.

 


DISCLOSURES Nancy P. Mendenhall, MD, FASTRO, has disclosed that she has no relevant financial relationships. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: https://cme.ufl.edu/disclosure/.

ACCREDITATION The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


 

For additional information, contact Christina Mershell at clmershell@floridaproton.org or call 904-831-4034.