TOMOTHERAPY® TRAINING

Comprehensive support for your TomoTherapy Treatment Delivery System—from go-live through continuing education.

TomoTherapy® System Course Offerings

Accuray TomoTherapy Training

Course descriptions

Audience: Dosimetrists, Medical Physicists and clinical personnel responsible for the development and optimization of clinical treatment plans using the TomoTherapy Planning Station. Suitable for Radixact customers as well.
Goal: This course includes a comprehensive overview of the tools and capabilities of TomoHelical™ and TomoDirect™ planning using IMRT and 3DCRT.
Details: The course curriculum blends conceptual instruction on treatment planning with hands-on lab exercises to allow attendees to develop and apply practical skills. Instruction progresses from fundamentals through advanced planning techniques. The unique aspects and considerations for planning TomoTherapy System treatments are addressed. Attention is given to different clinical applications, including intracranial and extracranial treatments, to provide clinical context for the skills being taught.

This course meets core curriculum required for New System Implementation.

Audience: The Physics course is designed for Medical Physicists responsible for performing commissioning and quality assurance (QA) tasks on the TomoTherapy Treatment Delivery System with iDMS.
Goal: This course provides an overview of clinical operation with in-depth instruction on acceptance test procedures (ATP), commissioning procedures and routine QA tools and practices.
Details: The course curriculum blends conceptual instruction with hands-on exercises to prepare Physicists for active involvement in the ATP as well as to perform routine QA tests. This course includes an introduction to treatment planning and hands-on practice with the TomoTherapy Treatment Delivery System with iDMS. Completion of the course prepares the Physicist to perform the necessary commissioning and testing to ensure the system is ready for clinical use. Physicists who create clinical treatment plans are advised to enroll in the separate Treatment Planning course.

This course meets core curriculum required for New System Implementation.

Physics Course
Audience: Medical Physicists responsible for performing commissioning and quality assurance (QA) tasks on the TomoTherapy Treatment System.
Goal: This course provides an overview of clinical operation with in-depth instruction on acceptance test procedures (ATP), commissioning procedures and routine QA tools and practices.
Details: The course curriculum blends conceptual instruction with hands-on exercises to prepare Physicists for active involvement in the ATP as well as to perform routine QA tests. This course includes an introduction to treatment planning and hands-on practice with the TomoTherapy Treatment System. Completion of the course prepares the Physicist to perform the necessary commissioning and testing to ensure the system is ready for clinical use.

Note: Physicists who create clinical treatment plans are advised to enroll in the separate Treatment Planning course.

This course meets core curriculum required for New System Implementation.

Service Training for the TomoTherapy Treatment System
Audience: Core Team
Goal: This five-day course provides an introduction to the TomoTherapy Treatment System.
Details: Concepts and theory are the primary focus, with some hands-on exercises related to system components. This course is designed for both technical and non-technical students and includes topics such as hardware components, software and network connectivity.

Registrations for Service Training courses (whether Accuray internal, Distributor or Customer Service Engineer) are coordinated based upon job responsibilities and contractual obligations. All requests for Service Training should be communicated via email to techtraining@accuray.com. We then coordinate with Accuray regional management to confirm needs for the courses.

Treatment Delivery Operations Course
Audience: All operators of the TomoTherapy System.
Goal: This course teaches the skills required to deliver treatments and perform basic data maintenance.
Details: The three-day course curriculum blends conceptual instruction on treatment delivery with hands-on lab exercises to allow attendees to perform specific steps in the TomoTherapy treatment process. Attendees will have an opportunity to apply the skills taught in a practical, problem-solving context to prepare them to operate the system in a clinical setting.

This course meets core curriculum required for New System Implementation.

Audience: Dosimetrists, Medical Physicists and clinical personnel responsible for the development and optimization of clinical treatment plans using the TomoTherapy Planning Station.
Goal: This course includes a comprehensive overview of the tools and capabilities of TomoHelical™ and TomoDirect™ planning using IMRT and 3DCRT.
Details: The course curriculum blends conceptual instruction on treatment planning with hands-on lab exercises to allow attendees to develop and apply practical skills. Instruction progresses from fundamentals through advanced planning techniques. The unique aspects and considerations for planning TomoTherapy System treatments are addressed. Attention is given to different clinical applications, including intracranial and extracranial treatments, to provide clinical context for the skills being taught.

This course meets core curriculum required for New System Implementation.

Audience: All operators of the TomoTherapy System with iDMS.
Goal: This course teaches the skills required to deliver treatments and perform basic data maintenance.
Details: : The three-day course curriculum blends conceptual instruction on treatment delivery with hands-on lab exercises to allow attendees to perform specific steps in the TomoTherapy Treatment Delivery process. Attendees will have an opportunity to apply the skills taught in a practical, problem-solving context to prepare them to operate the system in a clinical setting.

This course meets core curriculum required for New System Implementation.

TomoTherapy Training Course Schedules

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Name Location Dates Available
Physics Differences for TomoTherapy System with iDMS Madison, WI 12/3/2018 - 12/4/2018 1 Register
Physics Differences for TomoTherapy System with iDMS Madison, WI 1/8/2019 - 1/9/2019 4 Register
Physics Differences for TomoTherapy System with iDMS Madison, WI 3/5/2019 - 3/6/2019 3 Register
Physics Differences for TomoTherapy System with iDMS Madison, WI 4/2/2019 - 4/3/2019 5 Register
Physics Differences for TomoTherapy System with iDMS Madison, WI 6/18/2019 - 6/19/2019 5 Register
Precision Treatment Planning Differences for TomoTherapy System with iDMS Madison, WI 12/5/2018 - 12/6/2018 0 Details
Precision Treatment Planning Differences for TomoTherapy System with iDMS Madison, WI 1/9/2019 - 1/10/2019 4 Register
Precision Treatment Planning Differences for TomoTherapy System with iDMS Madison, WI 3/6/2019 - 3/7/2019 3 Register
Precision Treatment Planning Differences for TomoTherapy System with iDMS Madison, WI 4/3/2019 - 4/4/2019 5 Register
Precision Treatment Planning Differences for TomoTherapy System with iDMS Madison, WI 6/19/2019 - 6/20/2019 5 Register
Radixact Service and Maintenance: Differences for the TomoTherapy Trained Madison, WI 1/7/2019 - 1/11/2019 0 Details
Radixact Service and Maintenance: Differences for the TomoTherapy Trained Madison, WI 4/8/2019 - 4/12/2019 0 Details
Radixact Service and Maintenance: Differences for the TomoTherapy Trained Madison, WI 6/3/2019 - 6/7/2019 4 Register
TomoTherapy Physics Madison, WI 2/11/2019 - 2/15/2019 2 Register
TomoTherapy Physics Madison, WI 5/13/2019 - 5/17/2019 3 Register
TomoTherapy Service and Maintenance Madison, WI 3/4/2019 - 4/5/2019 0 Details
TomoTherapy Service and Maintenance Madison, WI 4/22/2019 - 5/24/2019 3 Register
TomoTherapy Treatment Delivery Madison, WI 5/21/2019 - 5/23/2019 6 Register
TomoTherapy Treatment Planning Madison, WI 5/7/2019 - 5/9/2019 4 Register

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Radixact and TomoTherapy Courses

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Service and Maintenance Courses

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Disclaimer
Accuray Incorporated, together with our affiliates (“Accuray”), is providing this information and content for training purposes only. Accuray has no intention whatsoever to influence the establishment or execution of your organization’s internal health policies and procedures or the manner in which you treat your patients. Accuray does not intend to provide medical advice or physician instruction on the appropriate use of any of the topics that may be discussed during a training course. Instead, you must independently determine the appropriate treatment reflecting the medical necessity of the patient and report codes and units that most directly represent the treatment provided. Some of the training described may be provided by organizations or entities other than Accuray, and Accuray is not responsible for the content of these training programs.

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