Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

RTT-120C - Applied Radiation Therapy 1 (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: RTT101, RTT111, RTT102, RTT112
Ten weeks of practicum in a clinical facility, participating in the duties performed by a radiation therapist. The student observes the initial clinical evaluation of the patient and aids in treatment planning and follow-up. Under supervision, the student positions, plans, and treats the patient, calculates and records dosage, checks the patient's treatment records, and observes the patient in a routine follow-up. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate. Students will be charged for radiation badges.

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