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RADT311 Radiation Therapy Practice III

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Demonstration of safe practice across the three domains: CT/sim, planning and treatment. Quality assurance, problem solving, patient care, communication skills, reflective practice and coping strategies.

Paper title Radiation Therapy Practice III
Paper code RADT311
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.5
Points 60 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (21 June 2021 - 26 November 2021) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,209.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $21,553.50

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RADT 312, RADT 313, RADT 314, RADT 315
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:

  • Demonstrate reliable, efficient and safe practice in the work place
  • Demonstrate optimal patient care: assessment, advice and manage patient needs
  • Demonstrate well developed communication skills
  • Demonstrate the understanding of quality
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify error and problem solve in the clinical setting
  • Demonstrate reflective practice and utilise coping strategies in the context of illness, grief, death and dying

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Semester 2 (21 June 2021 - 26 November 2021)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system