Medical and radiation therapy terminology, legal and ethical issues, surface and planar anatomy, linear accelerator use and radiation therapy techniques, qualities and skills in establishing healthcare professional-patient relationships, radiobiology.
|Paper title||Radiation Therapy Practice I|
|Teaching period||First Semester (29 January 2018 - 8 June 2018)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$733.88|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,480.93|
- Limited to
- Teaching staff
- Billie Mudie
- Joiner, M. and van der Kogel, A. (2009) Basic Clinical Radiobiology (4th Edition). Hodder Arnold, London
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
- Demonstrate knowledge of medical and radiation therapy terminology
- Demonstrate knowledge of surface and planar anatomy
- Describe and discuss legal and ethical issues related to radiation therapy and patient care
- Describe and discuss linear accelerator use
- Demonstrate routine radiation therapy techniques
- Describe core qualities and skills involved in establishing a healthcare professional-patient relationship in the radiation therapy setting
- Describe the radiobiology of normal tissues and tumours