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RTT 204C - Clinical Radiation Therapy 1


Credits: 4
360 Clinical Hours

Prerequisites: ARRT Registry in Radiography or BS Degree with Radiation Oncology Clinical Experience.
Co-requisites: RTT 203 , PHY 125  

Description
This course will be conducted in a clinical facility where, under direct supervision, the certificate student will gain training and experience in radiation therapy techniques and in the operation of radiation therapy equipment. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate. Students will be charged for radiation badges.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Perform basic knowledge/skill treatment competencies.
  2. Perform advanced knowledge/skill treatment competencies.
  3. Perform basic knowledge/skill simulation competencies.
  4. Perform advanced knowledge/skill simulation competencies.
  5. Access and interpret patient’s treatment chart.
  6. Utilize good body mechanics in assisting patients.
  7. Demonstrate radiation protection and safety techniques.
  8. Construct beam fabrication shields.
  9. Interpret pertinent blood value reports.
  10. Assess patient daily for treatment readiness.
  11. Complete patient case study reports.
  12. Perform morning warm and quality assurance procedures.
Listed Topics
  1. Equipment and Computers
  2. Patient Charting
  3. Evaluations and Competencies
  4. Treatment Planning
  5. Radiation Safety and Quality Assurance
  6. Quiz Requirements
  7. Case Study Requirements
Reference Materials
Clinical Oncology, American Cancer Society
Clinical Forms
Timecards and Logs
Case Study Outlines
Quiz Outlines
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 11/08/2006


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