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DOSM 405 Clinical Education V • 8 Cr.


Supervised clinical education in medical dosimetry that progresses through a competency-based educational sequence. Course totals 264 hours. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Learning outcomes: After completion of this course the student will be able to:
  • 1. Apply the principles of radiation protection to clinical practice.
  • 2. Apply safe, ethical, and legal practices.
  • 3. Assume primary role interacting with the radiation oncologist and Medical Physicist for all treatment planning activities.
  • 4. Practice creating and evaluating complex Special casework treatment plans.
  • 5. Evaluate Special casework treatment plans against achievement of the planning directive.
  • 6. Assume primary role in development of set-up, plan verification, importation of plan into the record and verify system, and discussions of plan with radiation oncology staff.
  • 7. Develop and analyze a chest wall treatment plan utilizing the reverse hockey stick planning technique.
  • 8. Develop and analyze a complex composite treatment plan incorporating previously treated radiation fields and current treatment fields.
  • 9. Develop and analyze a complex treatment plan demonstrating abutting treatment fields.
  • 10. Develop and analyze a Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) treatment plan.
  • 11. Develop and analyze a 4D treatment plan

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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