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2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DOSM 402 - Clinical Education II

8 CR

Supervised clinical education in medical dosimetry that progresses through a competency-based educational sequence. Course totals 264 hours.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the program.

Course Outcomes
  • Apply the principles of radiation protection to clinical practice.
  • Apply safe, ethical, and legal practices.
  • Import MRI and PET images into the treatment planning system (TPS).
  • Apply registration and fusion techniques to image data sets.
  • Create expansions and contractions of structures using automatic tools.
  • Construct 3D conformal beam arrangements.
  • Design field shaping using automatic field margins
  • Identify appropriate placement of calculation points in treatment plan.
  • Perform dose calculation.
  • Evaluate a computerized treatment plan against achievement of the planning directive.
  • Compare multiple plans against the planning directive using plan comparison tools.
  • Develop and analyzes a 3D conformal treatment plan.


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