RADON 212 Clinical Practice VI • 8 Cr.
Provides 24 hours per week of supervised clinical instruction, progressing through a competency-based educational sequence. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program. Fee: $23.50 liability insurance.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Perform manual dosimetry calculations.
- Perform complex simulation and localization procedures (as assigned)
- Interpret patient side effects and or complications to create an interdisciplinary management strategy that fosters prevention, healing and comfort.
- Maintain accurate records of daily treatment, noting changes in procedures and/or physician and nursing instructions in charts.
- Recognize discrepancies between set ups, simulation films, port films and written instructions.
- Identify common, simple machine faults during the operation of the treatment unit and demonstrate the ability to problem solve these situations in order to complete safe treatment.
- "Take the lead" on simple first day treatments. Thoroughly read chart prior to treatment, use the pendant for set up, and explain procedures to patient.
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills when clinical pjroblems occur.