Fundamentals of Oncology 2024: Radiation Oncology Basics-Enduring Material

This course is designed to provide clinicians with basic oncology information and skills that would be applicable to any oncology patient population.

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Target Audience

This course is intended for novice clinicians (physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and allied health care professionals) who practice in hematological-medical oncology settings, skilled nursing facilities, home care, hospice, radiation oncology, and/or cellular transplant. This course may also be applicable to experienced oncology clinicians who require a basic review of oncology diseases and emergencies as well as complications surrounding these processes.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify how radiation works for the treatment of cancer and DNA damage
  • Examine common signage and equipment related to the presence of radiation
  • Recognize various radiation oncology treatments
  • Recall radiation safety principles
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 PSNA
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Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Allegheny General Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 PSNA


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