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RTT 212C - Radiation Therapy Clinical Practicum 2

Credits: 4
360 Clinical Hours

Prerequisites: RTT 101 , RTT 102 , RTT 112C , RTT 120C , RTT 201 , RTT 202C  
Co-requisites: RTT 211  

The student advances in technical competence on treatment units and simulator. The student will be afforded an opportunity to use a treatment planning computer, image processor and calibration equipment under direct supervision in a clinical facility. 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/skills treatment competencies
  2. Perform advanced knowledge/skills treatment competencies
  3. Perform basic knowledge/skills simulation competencies
  4. Perform advanced knowledge/skills simulation competencies
  5. Evaluate patient on a daily basis for treatment readiness
  6. Access and interpret patient’s treatment chart
  7. Construct custom beam fabrication shields
  8. Perform dose calculations and correlate to computer dosimetry
  9. Practice radiation protection and safety techniques
  10. Perform QA warm up procedures
  11. Complete patient case study reports
Listed Topics
  1. Patient Charting
  2. QA Warm Up
  3. Evaluations
  4. Quiz Outlines
  5. Treatment & Simulation Competencies
  6. Dosimetry Workbook
  7. Radiation Safety Procedures
  8. Case Study Reports
Reference Materials
Clinical Oncology, American Cancer Society
Case study outline
Clinical log sheets
Clinical quiz outline
Clinical forms
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 11/08/2006

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