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||Semester 1 (20 February 2023 - 16 June 2023) (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$806.59|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Limited to
- Teaching staff
- 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:
- Demonstrate knowledge of medical and radiation therapy terminology
- Demonstrate knowledge of 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