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RTT 219 - Radiation Seminar

Credits: 1
1 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: RTT 101 , RTT 102 , RTT 201  
Co-requisites: RTT 211 , RTT 215 , RTT 218  

This course provides a discussion of current literature and publications, new procedures, new radiation therapy equipment, trends in therapeutic methodology, trends in the health care industry (e.g.:demographic patterns, managed care). Included are special presentations by guest lecturers and students. Emphasis is placed on resume writing and interviewing skills. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Employ research writing skills.
  2. Demonstrate oral communication skills.
  3. Identify motives or causes of current health care trends.
  4. Interpret job descriptions and organizational flow charts.
  5. Formulate job search skills as they pertain to the Radiation Therapy profession.
Listed Topics
  1. Hospice Care
  2. Death and Dying
  3. Managed Care/Risk Management
  4. Gerontology and Elder Care
  5. Hospital and Departmental Organization
  6. Resume and Interviewing Skills
  7. Case Studies – Radiation Therapy Patients
  8. Research Paper – Oncology Topic of Student’s Choice
Reference Materials
Handouts, library workshop, presentations.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 11/08/2006

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