RADON 214 Clinical Practice VIII • 12 Cr.
Provides 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:
- Detect equipment malfunctions and select appropriate action.
- Design, compare and contrast treatment plans. Apply the interpretation of treatment plans to the treatment procedure.
- Perform manual and computer dosimetry calculations.
- Interpret patient side effects and/or complications to create an interdisciplinary management strategy that fosters prevention, healing and comfort.
- Evaluate and assess daily the physiologic and psychological responsiveness of each patient to treatment delivery.
- Provide radiation therapy services by contributing as an essential member of the radiation oncology treatment team through provision of total quality care of each patient undergoing a prescribed course of treatment.
- Evaluate and assess all aspects of treatment delivery.
- Complete all competencies and senior rotations.
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills when clinical problems occur.