To provide radiation therapy students with the didactic and clinical education necessary to graduate as an entry-level radiation therapist, who can work successfully in the radiation oncology setting.
Goal Learning outcomes
1. Students will be clinically competent. Students will:
(1.1) Employ proper treatment techniques
(1.2) Accurately perform dose calculations
2. Students will communicate effectively. Students will:
(2.1) Practice written communication skills
(2.2) Demonstrate effective oral communication skills
3. Students will demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills. Students will:
(3.1) Assess treatment equipment and setups daily
(3.2) Evaluate and adjust treatment parameters for non-routine situations
4. Students will demonstrate professionalism. Students will:
(4.1) Practice professional behaviors
(4.2) Analyze their professional growth and goals
The UMMC, Fairview program has a full eight-year accreditation by Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) with the next review date in 2015. Application to transfer the program accreditation to St. Catherine University will occur. Accreditation and effectiveness data are also available on the JRCERT website.
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Chicago, IL 60606
The University of Minnesota Medical Center Radiation Therapy Program is licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 136A.821 to 136A.832. Licensure is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at this institution may not transfer to all other institutions.
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