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Catalog and Student Handbook 2019-2020

RTT 1110 Treatment Techniques

This course provides an examination of the theory and application of treatment techniques within the field of Radiation Therapy. Strong emphasis on the bony anatomy of the body and how it relates to the simulation and treatment of patients, along with the introduction of cross-sectional anatomy. At the conclusion of this course, the student will identify bones of radiograph’s anatomy and anatomy within cross-sectional films; recite typical treatment techniques for specific areas of the body; narrate immobilization devices, typical doses and fractionation schemes, critical structures, blocking and boost methods, side effects and their treatment; and routes of spread and specific body landmarks as they relate to simulation and treatment setup.

Credits

1.5

Prerequisite

ANA 1010 (prior to or concurrent with course)