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    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.

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    Paper title Radiation Therapy Practice I
    Subject Radiation Therapy
    EFTS 0.0917
    Points 11 points
    Teaching period Semester 1 (19 February 2024 - 14 June 2024) (On campus)
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    Billie Mudie

    Washington, C.M. and Leaver, D.T. (2020). Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy. (5th Edition). Mosby, St Louis, Missouri.

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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate knowledge of medical and radiation therapy terminology
    2. Demonstrate knowledge of planar anatomy
    3. Describe and discuss legal and ethical issues related to radiation therapy and patient care
    4. Describe and discuss linear accelerator use
    5. Demonstrate routine radiation therapy techniques
    6. Describe core qualities and skills involved in establishing a healthcare professional-patient relationship in the radiation therapy setting


    Semester 1 (19 February 2024 - 14 June 2024)

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    This paper is taught On Campus
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