By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to:

  • Define stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). 
  • Describe the differences between stereotactic radiosurgery and traditional radiation therapy. 
  • Identify several technologies used to increase precision in tumor targeting with traditional radiation  therapy procedures. 
  • Discuss, in general terms, the planning and treatment process for patients undergoing radiation therapy. 
  • Explain key concepts used in radiation oncology. 
  • Compare and contrast the two dedicated radiosurgery systems discussed in this program. 
  • Identify key members of the radiation oncology team and briefly describe their interaction with a patient undergoing radiation therapy.


ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT - Technologists                   

CREDIT HOURS:  1                

Accreditation Information: 

Unless otherwise noted, this program will be ASRT-approved as a Category A program by the first start date. You must submit the required information by the deadline date to obtain continuing education credit. 

Target Audience

The target audience is radiologic technologists. Other technologists and medical personnel may also benefit from viewing this program