Intended Learners

The Symposium on Clinical Interventional Oncology (CIO) is designed for interventional radiologists, surgeons, oncologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of cancer or looking to expand into this arena.

Learning Objectives

After attending the Symposium on Clinical Interventional Oncology (CIO), participants should be able to:

  • Describe catheter-based procedures to treat solid tumors, using the latest techniques and technologies.
  • Assess the most appropriate therapeutic agent in catheter-directed therapy for hepatic malignancies.
  • Demonstrate appropriate decision-making skills and techniques in ablation involving tumors of the kidney, bone, liver, and lung.
  • Apply appropriate technique and biomarker testing of percutaneous biopsies.
  • Determine the most appropriate imaging modalities during assessment, treatment, and follow-up of patients.
  • Provide improved patient care by applying the knowledge and experience of experts in the field of interventional oncology.
  • Analyze the evidence behind the various modalities utilized in interventional oncology.


In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.


This continuing nursing education activity awards up to 13.25 contact hours.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 13.25 contact hours.

Nurse practitioners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completion as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreement.

UEMS/EACCME CME Credit Recognition

The American Medical Association (AMA) has an agreement of mutual recognition of CME credit with the UEMS. Under the terms of this agreement, the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), the accrediting arm of the UEMS, will convert CME credit for live activities certified by the AMA.

Hardware/Software Requirements

All educational activities are accessible via a PC (Windows Vista 7, 8, 10) or Mac (Mac OS 10.x or later) computer with current versions of the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari. Windows Media Player or compatible alternative, sound card, and speakers are required for streamed audio. The latest version of the Adobe Flash Player is suggested for video programs. A PDF reader is required for print publications. Please direct technical questions to

Requirements for Credit

To be eligible for documentation of credit for each session attended, attendees must participate in the full activity and complete the online evaluation form for each session.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call (609) 371-1137.

Privacy Policy

NACCME protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. NACCME and our joint sponsors will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual’s consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.

NACCME maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

Copyright © 2018 by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this accredited continuing education activity may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining permission from North American Center for Continuing Medical Education.

ADA Statement

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call (609) 371-1137.

Note: Information contained herein is subject to change without notice.

Educational Grant Supporters

NACCME would like to thank the following companies who have supported the Symposium on Clinical Interventional Oncology (CIO) through educational grants and/or in-kind support: Bard Peripheral Vascular, Bayer Healthcare, Biocompatibles Inc., A BTG International Group Company, Boston Scientific Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Guerbet, Medtronic, Medical Components Inc., Merit Medical and Sirtex.