100

RTT-110 Introduction to Radiation Therapy and Patient Care Management

This course is an exploration of the foundation of radiation therapy practices and variety of roles for the professional in the delivery of health care. Principles of practice, professional responsibilities, medical law and ethics will be addressed. Lecture [2.00].

Credits

2

Corequisites

RTT-120, RTT-121, RTT-130, RTT-150

RTT-120 Radiation Therapy Practices I

This course introduces the student radiation therapist to treatment equipment and techniques. Topics include patient immobilization, localization, simulation, documentation, patient positioning, treatment delivery parameters, prescriptions, and patient care. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

Corequisites

RTT-110, RTT-121, RTT-130, RTT-150

RTT-121 Radiation Therapy Clinical Practicum I

This course serves as a clinical orientation to radiation therapy where students are afforded an opportunity to develop professional clinical skills and knowledge through structured rotations and assignments in radiation therapy. Treatment competencies and related objectives will be used to measure clinical outcomes. Students will be afforded 352 hours for this clinical experience. Clinical [24.00].

Credits

2

Corequisites

RTT-110, RTT-120, RTT-130, RTT-150

RTT-130 Radiation Biology and Safety

This course explores the cellular and systemic effects of radiation exposure. Radiation health, safety, and federal and state requirements will be enforced. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Corequisites

RTT-110, RTT-120, RTT-121, RTT-150

RTT-150 Principles of Diagnostic Radiation Physics

This course is a continuation of the exploration of radiation physics. Emphasis will be on basic principles of physics, atomic structure, electro-magnetic and particulate radiation, x-ray circuits, radiographic tubes and radiation production. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Corequisites

RTT-110, RTT-120, RTT-121, RTT-130