Professional Practice Rad Therapy 4 (MRSC5025)


This is the final unit of study which will complete the student's learning in professional practice of radiation therapy. The techniques covered will include less routine procedures that the student may encounter in the clinical setting. The theory of anatomy, physiology and pathology of selected body systems will be taught in context with the techniques. 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 3hrs/wk independent research activities directed independent work 3D treatment planning and VERT practicals 2hrs/wk


Group presentation (20%), MCQ & SAQ exam (35%), Final exam MCQ, SAQ & LAQ (45%)


"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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