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RADT211 Radiation Therapy Practice II

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Demonstration of safe and efficient practice in the application of radiation therapy techniques. Communication, teamwork, self management, quality assurance, patient care, reflective practice.

Paper title Radiation Therapy Practice II
Paper code RADT211
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.5
Points 60 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (4 January 2021 - 25 June 2021) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,209.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $21,553.50

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Limited to
Candidates require a clinical placement to have been arranged before enrolling in this paper.
Teaching staff
Melissa Pitchford
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
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 do the following across three domains - CT/sim, planning and treatment

  • Apply knowledge and demonstrate safe practice in the workplace
  • Recognise patient needs and/or significant changes in patients' condition
  • Demonstrate appropriate verbal and nonverbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a healthcare team
  • Demonstrate appropriate self-management techniques
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify problems in the clinical setting
  • Develop an increasing awareness of quality assurance
  • Demonstrate reflective practice

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1st Non standard period (4 January 2021 - 25 June 2021)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system