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RADTH205 Patient Care Principles and Practices Course Page

Description: Introduces the cancer disease trajectory and examines the principles of: palliative care psychosocial issues and factors affecting oncology patients; patient education; person centered care; and toxicity assessment. Prerequisite: permission of the Department.

RADTH260 Radiation Therapy Clinical Practicum I Course Page

Description: Provides an introduction to the patient experience through the radiation therapy planning and treatment trajectory. Enables and requires introductory participation in a variety of clinical environments. Prerequisites: ONCOL 233; 234; 243 and RADTH 205.

RADTH301 Principles and Practices in Radiation Therapy Course Page

Description: The principles and practices of radiation therapy will be examined with a focus on the patient and the practitioner as well as technological factors. Prerequisite: RADTH 260.

RADTH328 Health Care Advocacy and Policy Course Page

Description: Examines the role policy plays in health care. It provides an overview of the professional, social, regulatory, national and global trends and issues affecting care delivery and cancer screening and prevention strategies. Codes of ethics, standards and scopes of practice, and national and provincial legislation will be considered. The concepts of informed consent, quality improvement, and best practice will be studied. Prerequisite: RADTH 260.

RADTH360A Clinical Simulation and Reasoning Course Page

Description: This course facilitates the integration and application of theoretical knowledge when performing in a simulated clinical setting. While transferring skills across tumour sites and various procedures, students will demonstrate clinical reasoning and decision making in the simulated environment. As well, students will develop key attitudes, judgments and behaviours necessary for a practicing radiation therapist. Prerequisites: RADTH 260, ONCOL 306, 335 and 356.

RADTH360B Clinical Simulation and Reasoning Course Page

Description: This course facilitates the integration and application of theoretical knowledge when performing in a simulated clinical setting. While transferring skills across tumour sites and various procedures, students will demonstrate clinical reasoning and decision making in the simulated environment. As well, students will develop key attitudes, judgments and behaviours necessary for a practicing radiation therapist. Prerequisites: RADTH 260, ONCOL 306, 335 and 356.

RADTH401 Radiation Therapy Research Methodology Course Page

Description: Examines a broad scope of research methods and components. Students will examine the action research process; research ethics; clinical trial methods and outcomes; and statistical methods in more depth. Development of a research project proposal and the ethics review process will be started. Prerequisites: ONCOL 335 and RADTH 328.

RADTH460 Radiation Therapy Clinical Practicum II Course Page

Description: Involves the progression of application and integration of knowledge gained from all academic course and skills attained in the simulation environment to put into practice in the clinical environment. Skills learned will enable the student to perform safe and accurate treatments and patient interactions under the supervision of qualified healthcare professionals. Students will begin to prepare and conduct a research project that demonstrates: evidence-based inquiry; reflection; critical thinking; analysis of data; synthesis of outcomes and personal practice; and the Ethics Review process. Prerequisite: RADTH 360 and RADTH 401.

RADTH461 Radiation Therapy Clinical Practicum III Course Page

Description: Involves the demonstration of critical thinking, clinical reasoning, effective problem-solving, and competent performance in all areas of entry-level radiation therapy practice. Successful completion of all components is mandatory for eligibility to access the CAMRT national certification examination. Students will continue work on their research report. Upon completion of their report they will present it to the radiation therapy community. Prerequisite: RADTH 460.