Course content is taught by a multi-disciplinary team from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, including subspecialty surgeons, radiation oncologists and medical physicists. This team installed the first clinical TrueBeam STx in the world and has extensive experience with RapidArc and High Intensity Mode beams. The course content can be individually focused on specific sites (e.g. neuro or thoracic), depending upon the interests of those enrolled. The course is a complete “how to” with didactic
and laboratory experiences for advanced therapies with TrueBeam including: Commissioning and QA, 4D simulation, Respiratory motion management, Triggered imaging, RapidArc Radiosurgery, High Intensity Mode (flattening filter free @2400 MU/min), Clinical implementation of advanced procedures in CNS, H/N, lung, liver, spine, and prostate, Navigation bronchoscopy for fiducial placement. The course includes laboratory experiences that mimic the clinical process, including mock tumor board, contouring, and treatment planning.
To register for a UAB clinical school course, you will require a MyVarian and Learning Management Systems (LMS) accounts. If you do not have these accounts, click on link below for instructions to request these accounts. If you have a MyVarian account, click on the link REGISTER be directed to the MyVarian screen to log on. If you need assistance with requesting these accounts, instruction on how to request these accounts is labeled "Request MyVarian and Learning Management Systems accounts."