200

RTT-200 Survey of Diseases

This course orients students to disease and disorders that compromise the human body. Emphasis is on cellular, systemic and manifestations. There will be an emphasis on the management of pathologies as well. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

RTT-120

Corequisites

RTT-210, RTT-220, RTT-221, RTT-230

RTT-210 Dosimetry and Treatment Practices

This course applies the concepts of radiation physics to therapy practice. Treatment units, scatter radiation analysis, isodose curves, patient contouring, dosimetric calculations, compensating filtration and equipment calibration are introduced. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

RTT-110, RTT-150

Corequisites

RTT-200, RTT-220, RTT-221, RTT-230

RTT-220 Radiation Therapy Practices II

This course is an exploration of cancer; its detection, diagnosis, correlation and prognosis. The focus of the course is on the management of neoplastic disease and its mechanism of spreading. Various laboratory experiments will be used to demonstrate the role of radiation therapy in the treatment of cancer. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

RTT-120

Corequisites

RTT-200, RTT-210, RTT-221, RTT-230

RTT-221 Radiation Therapy Clinical Practicum II

This course affords student radiation therapists an avenue to continue their development of professional skills through rotations on various treatment machines, treatment planning, and simulation. Objectives and treatment competencies will be used to assess outcomes. Students will be given 352 hours for this clinical experience. Clinical [24.00].

Credits

2

Prerequisites

RTT-121

Corequisites

RTT-200, RTT-210, RTT-220, RTT-230

RTT-222 Radiation Therapy Clinical Practicum III

This course affords student radiation therapists with an avenue to continue the development of advanced professional clinical skills through the correlation of didactic theory. Students continue towards competency and mastery and will be given 408 hours of clinical experience. Clinical [34.00].

Credits

2

Prerequisites

Prerequisite[s]: RTT-210, RTT-220, RTT-221, RTT-230

RTT-230 Advanced Procedures

This course explores advanced practices that the student will incorporate into their basic foundation of knowledge. Cross-sectional anatomy will be presented through didactic presentation. Quality control parameters for therapeutic and simulation equipment will be presented through a synchronous didactic and laboratory presentation. There will be an introduction to computing,information processing, computer concepts and various laboratory experiments. Lecture [1.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

2

Prerequisites

RTT-120, RTT-150

Corequisites

RTT-200, RTT-210, RTT-220, RTT-221