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VIN CE Course ONCO107-0518: Radiation Oncology in General Practice
The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a webinar platform.

Enrollment is closed.

Presenter: Siobhan Haney, VMD, MS, DACVR (Radiation Oncology), MBA
Course Open: May 31-July 8, 2018
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Thursdays, June 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2018; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
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Level and Prerequisites: This basic course will be open to veterinarians actively interested in the role of the general practitioner in the support and recommendation of radiation oncology and how it is used as part of comprehensive cancer care for the veterinary patient.
VIN CE Course: Open to veterinarians. This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians.

Course Information:
This course will cover topics such as the basics of radiation oncology, how it can be used and what tumors are most appropriate to target with this therapy. Topics will include the types of cancer most commonly treated with radiation as well as the most effective combination treatments available (i.e. surgery, chemotherapy and immunotherapy). Novel approaches will also be covered so attendees will understand the most cutting-edge techniques available to veterinary patients. No prerequisite knowledge is required to attend this course.

Week 1 (Real Time Session June 7, 2018): Introduction to Radiation Oncology - The basics and how it's used in practice
Presenter: Siobhan Haney, VMD, MS, DACVR (Radiation Oncology), MBA
Format: Audio (webinar)
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 2 (Real Time Session June 14, 2018): Skin and Bones - Mast cell tumors, soft tissue sarcomas, and osteosarcoma
Presenter: Siobhan Haney, VMD, MS, DACVR (Radiation Oncology), MBA
Format: Audio (webinar)
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 3 (Real Time Session June 21, 2018): From the Neck Up - Nasal, oral, thyroid, and brain cancer
Presenter: Siobhan Haney, VMD, MS, DACVR (Radiation Oncology), MBA
Format: Audio (webinar)
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 4 (Real Time Session June 28, 2018): Tumors from Down Under - Urogenital and anal cancer
Presenter: Siobhan Haney, VMD, MS, DACVR (Radiation Oncology), MBA
Format: Audio (webinar)
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Successful completion (scoring 80% or better) on the end-of-course test is required to earn a certificate of completion for the course. To learn more about the requirements for earning a CE certificate, please refer to Receiving Your CE Credit and Course Completion Certificate.

Course Materials: Course materials will be available in the course library prior to each Real Time Session.
Required Textbook(s): There is no required textbook for this course.

About the Presenter:
Siobhan Haney received a BS from The George Washington University, where she was the recipient of an NCAA Div. I full athletic scholarship for gymnastics. She then attended Rutgers University in Camden, NJ for the completion of an MS in Biology, and graduated from the Executive MBA program at the Pennsylvania State University in 2014. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a VMD in 2004. After completing a medical and surgical internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, she completed a residency in Radiation Oncology at Tufts University and became board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Radiology (Radiation Oncology) in 2008.
Dr. Haney has authored/ coauthored several scientific studies in multiple peer-reviewed journals and actively participates in ongoing multi-institutional clinical trials. She has presented scientific research at the annual Veterinary Cancer Society meeting and is an active member of the Veterinary Radiation Therapy Oncology Group. She frequently lectures on Radiation Oncology subjects both nationally and internationally. Dr. Haney has been practicing radiation oncology in the mid-Atlantic region since 2007. She currently practices at Hope Veterinary Specialists and the Veterinary CyberKnife Cancer Center in Pennsylvania where she is part of a larger group of medical and radiation oncologists. Her professional interests include stereotactic radiotherapy and palliative care/quality of life for cancer patients.

Total CE Credit: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by May 17, 2018)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by May 17, 2018)
Prices are listed in US dollars.

*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes, enrollment will close on June 7, 2018 at 5 pm ET (USA) or when the maximum number of participants is reached.

*For more information on how online CE works, see the Participant Resource Center.

To Enroll:
Enrollment is closed.
  1. Enrollment qualifications: VIN CE courses are open to VIN member and non-member veterinarians. Veterinarians enrolling in a VSPN CE course must be a VIN member. Veterinary support staff must be a VSPN member to enroll in a VSPN CE or a VIN CE course open to VSPN member enrollment.
  2. Each enrollee must be able to receive emails from and addresses. Email is our major form of communication with participants; personal emails are highly recommended rather than clinic/hospital email addresses.
  3. Each person is individually responsible for his/her own registration. To ensure that all information received is secure and correct, please do not enroll for a course on behalf of another individual.
  4. For further assistance call 800-846-0028 ext. 797 or email Please include the course title, your full name, and contact information in your correspondence.
"This program (RACE program number to be determined) has been submitted for approval by AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 8 CE Credits, with a maximum of 8 CE Credits being available to any individual veterinarian. This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: Scientific, using the delivery method of Interactive-Distance: (Web-based, Teleconference or Audio-Conference). This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements."

Course withdrawal and refund policy: A complete refund of the paid course price will be issued when your withdrawal request is received prior to the listed start date of the course. If you wish to withdraw after the start date please contact the VIN office 800-846-0028 ext. 797 to discuss eligibility for a pro-rated refund.

*For more information on VIN's upcoming CE courses, check the VIN Course Catalog.

Katherine James, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
VIN Education Director

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