Professional Practice Rad Therapy 3 (MRSC5024)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study will continue to develop the student's knowledge in the professional practice of radiation therapy. The techniques covered will introduce more specialised procedures that the student will encounter in the workplace. The theory of anatomy, physiology and pathology of selected body systems will be taught in context with the technique. Sectional anatomy and imaging will be integrated throughout this unit. Students will critically explore variations in techniques found in the clinical setting using a problem solving approach. Students will critically evaluate current practice from an evidence based perspective. Students will be expected to supplement and broaden their learning by independent research on relevant topics.
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lectures/tutorials 3hr/week independent research activity 2hr 3D treatment planning practical & VERT work x 6 weeks directed independent work
1500wd discipline report (25%), sectional anatomy multiple choice quiz (20%) and 2 hour final exam (55%)
"Bridge, P., & Tipper, D.J. (2011). CT Anatomy for Radiotherapy. Keswick, Cumbria: M&K Publishing Kelley, L. L. & Peterson, C.M. (2007) Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Professionals Textbook (2nd ed). St Louis: Mosby Kelley, L. L., & Peterson, C.M. (2007).
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