RADON 114 Clinical Practice IV • 12 Cr.
Provides 11 weeks, 40 hours per week, of supervised clinical instruction, progressing through a competency-based educational sequence. Students may be assigned to clinical education sites outside the greater Seattle area. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Explain routine procedures such as first day routines, rationale for imaging procedures, and instructions as needed.
- List potential side effects in patients and report those that the patient actually experiences. Observe and report on specific treatments for side effect management. Students are not required to explain or perform side effect management during this quarter.
- Perform terminal competencies on simple treatments.
- Perform at least three dosimetry calculations per week.
- Analyze which tasks need to be accomplished during each treatment.
- Perform the tasks as a team member and anticipate which tasks need to be performed next.
- Differentiate between tumor lethal dose and normal tissue tolerance dose.
- Construct/prepare immobilization, beam directional and beam modification devices.
- Document treatment and care in the patient record.
- Perform simple simulation procedures.