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RADON 211 - Clinical Practice V

8 CR

Provides 24 hours per week of supervised clinical instruction, progressing through a competency-based educational sequence.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into program.

Course Outcomes
  • Evaluate the patient’s physical status and condition prior to administering radiation treatment.
  • Construct/prepare immobilization, beam directional and beam modification devices.
  • Perform simulation and localization procedures (may also be accomplished in Clinical Practice VI or VII)
  • Perform manual dosimetry calculations.
  • Clearly explain side effects and their management to patients on treatment.
  • Assess routine tasks such as noting when images need to be taken, changes in treatment, field(s), blocking and/or scheduled cone downs or boosts.
  • Identify changes in daily schedules. Prepare treatment room and get the next patient without prompting.
  • Communicate any schedule, or technical changes in treatment to the treatment team, or appropriate personnel. Communicate patient related problems to the appropriate personnel.
  • Maintain accurate records of daily treatment.
  • Take the lead when treating complex treatments such as a 4-field breast, 3 field partial brain, mantle fields, etc.

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