Term: Spring 2022
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.
Provides in-depth study of the concepts, use and practice of CT Procedures related to Nuclear Medicine Technology and Radiation Therapy. Prerequisites: ANPS 019, ANPS 020, BHSC 175.
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.
RADT 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. Spring. Prerequisites: Successful completion of all previous required major courses and concurrent enrollment in RADT 280.
Treatment plan verification using three-dimensional computer models, simulation data, and knowledge of treatment unit capabilities. RADT majors only. Prerequisites: RADT Senior Standing.
To orient the student to a new radiation oncology department; understand basic patient flow and essential equipment. The student is also responsible for completing all necessary orientation requirements at the organization, department level, or both. This includes understanding relevant policies and procedures and SOP's. Prerequisites: RADT 275, RADT 176, RADT 174, RADT 244; Senior standing.
The integration of clinical oncology, radiobiology, dosimetry, and treatment planning, and how they affect patient outcomes. Prerequisites: RADT 223, RADT 277, RADT 278; Senior standing. Co-requisite: RADT 274.