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RADT313 Professional Development

Professionalism, team work and conflict resolution. Strategies to minimise the development of stress and burnout. Reflective practice, career planning and continuing professional development.

Paper title Professional Development
Paper code RADT313
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.1000
Points 12 points
Teaching period First Semester (5 February 2018 - 8 June 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $800.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,796.00

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RADT 213
Limited to
Teaching staff
Karen Coleman
Berglund, C. (2012). Ethics for Health Care. (4th Edition). Oxford University Press, Melbourne
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  • Determine a personally and professionally acceptable vision of the role of a radiation therapist and be able to integrate this professional role into other life roles
  • Identify own role and responsibilities within radiation therapy teams
  • Demonstrate conflict resolution strategies appropriate to the radiation therapy context
  • Describe appropriate strategies to minimise the development of burnout in the workplace
  • Demonstrate the skills of reflective practice as part of ongoing professional development
  • Consider issues relevant to future career planning
  • Identify own learning needs and how to fulfil these needs
  • Identify the structure and functions of the healthcare system in New Zealand and the role of radiation therapy within the healthcare system

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First Semester (5 February 2018 - 8 June 2018)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system