DOSM 403 Clinical Education III • 8 Cr.
Supervised clinical education in medical dosimetry that progresses through a competency-based educational sequence. Course totals 165 hours. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program.
After completing this class, students should be able to:1. Apply the principles of radiation protection to clinical practice. 2. Apply safe, ethical, and legal practices. 3. Assumes primary role interacting with the radiation oncologist. 4. Create plan specific regions of interest for IMRT/VMAT (i.e. rings) 5. Develops basic IMRT/VMAT plans. 6. Optimizes IMRT/VMAT plan following the planning directive. 7. Develops basic Brachytherapy plans. 8. Evaluates IMRT/VMAT and Brachytherapy treatment plans against achievement of the planning directive. 9. Compare multiple plans against the planning directive using plan comparison tools. 10. Assumes primary role in development of set-up, plan verification, importation of plan into the record and verify system, and discussions of plan with radiation oncology staff.. 11. Develop and analyzes a basic IMRT/VMAT treatment plan. 12. Develop and analyzes a basic Brachytherapy treatment plan.