Continuing Education Credits

  • Credit Statements

    Physicians
    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    ASTRO designates this live activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Physicists
    An application will be submitted to the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP) for medical physics continuing education credit (MPCEC) hours.

    Dosimetrists
    An application will be submitted to the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board for the designation of MDCB credits.

    Nurses
    This activity is no approved for nursing CEUs.

    Therapists
    The ASTRO educational program is not approved for Category A CE credits accepted by ARRT. However, the educational program of the ASRT Radiation Therapy Conference, held in conjunction with the ASTRO Annual Meeting, is approved for Category A credit accepted by ARRT. Learn more.

    Disclosure of Vested Interest

    ASTRO is an accredited provider of continuing medical education. Since our accreditation is important to us, we plan activities that are compliant with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the content or format of CME activities and related materials will promote improvements or quality in health care and not a specific proprietary business interest or commercial bias. Planning Committee members and speakers are required to disclose the existence of any financial or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) or provider(s) of any commercial services discussed in an educational presentation.

    Any conflicts of interest are resolved prior to participation. In addition to written disclosure, presenters will disclose any vested interest or their intention to discuss off-label use of pharmaceuticals or devices, if applicable, to the audience at the beginning of their presentation and in accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education standards and the Food and Drug Administration requirements.

    In an effort to increase transparency and easy access to all disclosures, ASTRO's Faculty, Committee and Planner disclosure information will be available online for the 2017 Annual Meeting. Go to the ASTRO Annual Meeting Program Web page. In addition, disclosure slides will be shown at the beginning of each session and every presenter is also required to display their disclosure. Disclosure information will not be printed in paper versions of the meeting materials.


    Disclaimer

    ASTRO is committed to the free exchange of medical education. Inclusion of any presentation in this program, including presentations of off-label uses, does not imply an endorsement by ASTRO of the uses, products or techniques presented.