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ACR/ASTRO Radioation Oncology Practice Accreditation Program

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P Conway

P Conway1*, (1) ,Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, WI

TU-C-213AB-2 Tuesday 10:30:00 AM - 11:25:00 AM Room: 213AB

This session should familiarize participants with the objectives of the Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation, the ACR-ASTRO Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards, and the actual process of obtaining ACR-ASTRO accreditation. The steps of the accreditation process will be reviewed, including the necessary pre-survey documentation to be submitted with the application, the on-site visit activities, and the final report contents. During the onsite surveys the ACR-ASTRO surveyors review the staffing, equipment, treatment planning process, treatment records, as well as the quality control measures of the facility. The benefits of ACR-ASTRO accreditation will be reviewed as well as common reasons for deferral of accreditation and the corrective action process.

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