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Course Description

Code4 TRSÄD98
NameIntership: Radiotherapy
Credits10 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
- work according to the radiotherapy process
- follow the principles of professional ethics at work
- perform external radiotherapy treatment in teams
- take radiotherapy planning CT and MRI scans and make radiation therapy plans under supervision
- guide, counsel and monitor radiotherapy patients of different ages and provide care for them
- use electronic patient data systems and radiotherapy information systems responsibly to record patients’ medical reports
- follow the principles of radiation protection and justify and assess his or her work by taking both patient and work safety into account
- use iodinated contrast media and medicaments safely
- assure quality as a team member
- work as a good work community member and participate in development work
- assess his or her own professional skills and competence
Contentexternal beam radiotherapy treatment, planning external beam radiotherapy treatment, CT and MRI scanning, treatment dose planning, counselling patients, topographic anatomy, PLE
RequirementsTreatment Dose planning exercises at school in spring 2020 before starting the radiotherapy internship.
Internship in the radiotherapy departments of central and university hospitals, written assignment concerning a radiotherapy patient’s care path, writing down the starting level and objectives in a blog, assessment of one’s own learning and skills
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course materialInternship instructions
PrerequisitesBasics of Radiotherapy 5 cr , Radiotherapy and Radiation Therapy Planning 5 cr, Data protection and security training,, Tests in Kanta (, recommendation, Internship: Computed Tomography 5 cr
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ContactPartanen Tuula


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