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┬ámachine 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.