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DOSM 406 Clinical Education VI • 5 Cr.

Description:

Supervised clinical education in medical dosimetry that progresses through a competency-based educational sequence. Course totals 165 hours. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Apply the principles of radiation protection to clinical practice.
  • Apply safe, ethical, and legal practices.
  • Assume primary role interacting with the radiation oncologist and Medical Physicist for all treatment planning activities.
  • Practice creating and evaluating complex Special Brachytherapy treatment plans.
  • Practice creating and evaluating complex Special Casework treatment plans
  • 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.
  • Develop and analyzes a Low Dose Rate (LDR) permanent implant brachytherapy plan.
  • Develop and analyzes a Low Dose Rate (LDR) Tandem and Ovoid (T & O) brachytherapy plan.
  • Develop and analyzes a High Dose Rate (HDR) brachytherapy plans for cervix, bronchus, and prostate.
  • Develop and analyzes a High Dose Rate (HDR) brachytherapy plan utilizing the SAVI? (strut adjusted volume implant) technique.
  • Develop and analyzes a High Dose Rate (HDR) brachytherapy plan utilizing the Mammosite? technique.
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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000