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Course Description

Code4 TRSÄSYY1
NameIntership 2: Deeping Radiotherapy Knowledge and Skills
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student
- guides and counsels patients and provides care for them during demanding radiotherapy treatments
- is familiar with radiation sensitisers used in radiotherapy and knows their effects on the patient
- masters radiotherapy work and gives external radiotherapy in a team taking different treatment methods into account
- participates in the implementation of internal radiotherapy (brachytherapy) and is able to work in a team taking the role of a student
- implements image-guided radiotherapy
- takes planning scans for radiotherapy
- masters the basics of dose planning and is able to assess the plan considering the patient care
- masters radiotherapy treatment data recording
- uses radiotherapy information systems and understands their importance for holistic patient care
- follows the principles of radiation protection by taking patient and work safety into account
- performs technical quality assurance measurements actively and explains the importance of the results for radiotherapy
- finds evidence-based information on radiotherapy and patient guidance and
counselling
- is able to assess his or her own professional skills and competence in a radiotherapy process
ContentHolistic implementation of demanding radiotherapy treatments in external and internal radiotherapy, special features of radiotherapy, radiotherapy CT- and MRI planning, PLE
RequirementsInternship in the radiotherapy departments of central and university hospitals, recording a radiotherapy patient’s care pathway in writing
Grading ScalePassed - 0
Course materialPassed-Failed
PrerequisitesInternship instructions
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