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Area/Catalogue
RADY 4047

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105754

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 3)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

The aim of this course is to develop practical and professional skills in radiation therapy treatment and planning to an intermediate level.

Course content

Clinical skills development in external beam radiation therapy treatment and planning to a level of thorough knowledge and understanding of the technical skills of treatment and planning; patient care and communication; safety; professional behaviour; team working; self motivation and legal and ethical issues; scope of practice; self reflection; clinical reasoning.

Textbook(s)

Hoskin, P (Ed) 2006, Radiotherapy in practice, external beam therapy, Oxford University Press, Oxford

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
RADY 4045 Radiation Therapy Clinical Practice 3

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 4012 Health Science Honours Thesis

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Clinical 300 hours x -
Workshop 24 hours x -

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Clinical portfolio 3000 words 30% -
Clinical supervisor report N/A 50% -
Clinical skills examination - 20% 90 minutes

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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