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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.

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    Paper title Radiation Therapy Practice II
    Subject Radiation Therapy
    EFTS 0.5
    Points 60 points
    Teaching period 1st Non standard period (8 January 2024 - 24 June 2024) (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $4,521.00
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    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


    1st Non standard period (8 January 2024 - 24 June 2024)

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
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