Term: Spring 2018
Subject: Radiation Therapy
Introduction to the practice and theory of radiation therapy through lectures and discussions. Prerequisite: MLRS 140.
Students participate and observe in the University of Vermont Medical Center Radiation Therapy Department. Prerequisite: RADT 173.
The various types of neoplasms, methods of diagnosis of treatment, and elementary pathology are presented. Radiation Therapy majors only. Prerequisites: ANPS 019 - ANPS 020 and concurrent enrollment in RADT 174.
Presents all aspects of care associated with the treatment of cancer when patients receive Radiation Therapy. Prerequisites: RADT 152 and RADT 173. Co-requisites: RADT 174 and RADT 176; RADT majors only.
Students are assigned to approved clinical education sites to observe and increase their participation in the clinical environment. Evaluations based on defined clinical objectives and competencies to be completed by the clinical and University faculty. RADT majors only. Prerequisite: Successful completion of all previous required major courses and concurrent enrollment in RADT 280. Spring.
Treatment plan verification using three-dimensional computer models, simulation data, and knowledge of treatment unit capabilities. RADT majors only. Prerequisites: RADT Senior Standing.
The integration of clinical oncology, radiobiology, dosimetry, and treatment planning, and how they affect patient outcomes. Co-requisite: RADT 274.