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2021-22 Catalog 
2021-22 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RADON 213 - Clinical Practice VII

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
  • Perform manual dosimetry calculations.
  • Recognize and problem-solve discrepancies, which occur between set ups, simulation and portal images and written instructions.
  • Evaluate and assess daily the physiologic and psychological responsiveness of each patient to treatment delivery.
  • Apply the principles of total quality management. Perform chart checks, verify prescriptions, recognize errors in computation and recognize discrepancies in treatment parameters.
  • Detect equipment malfunctions and select appropriate action.
  • Design, compare and contrast treatment plans (as assigned).
  • Differentiate and prioritize between emergency and non-emergency radiation therapy procedures.
  • Implement strategies that assure professional development at a level of clinical practice consistent with acceptable standards.
  • Take the lead on complex first day treatments. Thoroughly reads the chart and instructions prior to treatment, use the pendant for set up, and explain procedures to patient.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills when clinical problems occur.

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