RTHR Radiation Therapy

RTHR   3001   Radiation Therapy I

6 Credit Hours.   6 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An introduction to the history and practice of radiation theraphy with an emphasis on patient care, radiation protection, treatment preparation, and treatment delivery associated with the study of neoplastic disease and treatment interventions.

Corequisite(s): RDSC   3001.

RTHR   3002   Radiation Therapy II

6 Credit Hours.   5 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Radiation production, nuclear transformations, and interactions with matter including radiation detectors, instrumentation, and radiation safety. Includes radiation theraphy equipment operation and untilization for simulation and treatment along with an examination of quality management principles used to ensure safe and efficient treatment delivery. Regulatory agencies, equipment safety, testing procedures, and importance of documentation are highlighted.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RTHR   3001.

Corequisite(s): RDSC   3002.

RTHR   3002L   Radiation Therapy Ii Lab

0 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   3 Lab Hours.

RTHR   3003   Radiation Therapy III

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of the principles used to plan and deliver radiation treatments. Dose absorption, dose and isodose distributions, contouring, hand calculations, brachytherapy, and emerging technologies are included.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RTHR   3002.

RTHR   3003L   Radiation Therapy Iii Lab

0 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

RTHR   3100   Introduction to Radiation Therapy Clinical Education

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0-18 Lab Hours.

Overview of the clinical setting, administrative structures, legal/compliance requirements, and required documentation.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RTHR   3001.

Corequisite(s): RTHR   3002.

RTHR   4101   Radiation Therapy Clinical Education I

5 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0-18 Lab Hours.

A supervised clinical experience in the application and delivery of radiation therphy.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RTHR   3100 and DDTS   3001.

RTHR   4102   Radiation Therapy Clinical Education II

6 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0-18 Lab Hours.

Supervised clinical experience in the application and delivery of radiation therapy.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RTHR   4101.

RTHR   4103   Radiation Therapy Clinical Education III

9 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0-18 Lab Hours.

Capstone clinical education course in the application and delivery of radiation therapy.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RHR 4102.

RTHR   4200   Radiation Therapy Synthesis

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Discussion of theoretical concepts of radiation therapy as they relate to practice.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RTHR   3003 and RTHR   4102.