This is a list of all radiation sciences radiation therapy courses. For more information, see Radiation Sciences.

RSTH:3100 Introduction to Radiation Therapy2 s.h.

Introduction to cancer as a disease; defining methods to treat cancer with emphasis on radiation therapy; simulation, planning, and treatment delivery of radiation therapy. Requirements: acceptance to radiation sciences therapy program.

RSTH:3110 Medical Physics I1-3 s.h.

Introduction to radiation used in clinical setting; fundamental physical units, measurements, principles, atomic structure and types of radiation; X-ray generating equipment, X-ray production, and its interaction with matter. Requirements: admission to free radical and radiation biology program or acceptance to radiation sciences therapy program, and maxillofacial or radiation oncology resident. Same as FRRB:3110.

RSTH:3120 Radiation Therapy Clinical Internship I3 s.h.

Student rotations through different radiation therapy related areas; assist, practice, and test radiation therapy principles learned in didactic setting; skill building for care and management of patients; conduction of performance assessments and completion of guideline objectives for each rotation; performance expectations become progressively higher as students gain experience and skills. Requirements: acceptance to radiation sciences therapy program.

RSTH:3205 Principles of Radiation Therapy I2 s.h.

Didactic and laboratory work in principles of radiation therapy; historic and current aspects of cancer treatment; role of radiation therapist; patient care, treatment delivery accessories, tumor localization treatment delivery protocols. Prerequisites: RSTH:3100. Requirements: enrollment in radiation sciences therapy program.

RSTH:3215 Medical Physics II0-3 s.h.

Treatment units used in external radiation therapy; beam calculations, isodose distributions, brachytherapy, quality assurance and quality management, protection and safety. Prerequisites: RSTH:3110. Requirements: admission to free radical and radiation biology program or acceptance to radiation sciences therapy program. Same as FRRB:3215.

RSTH:3225 Radiation Therapy Clinical Internship II3 s.h.

Student rotations through different radiation therapy related areas; assist, practice, and test radiation therapy principles learned in didactic setting; skill building for care and management of patients; conduction of performance assessments and completion of guideline objectives for each rotation; performance expectations become progressively higher as students gain experience and skills. Prerequisites: RSTH:3120. Requirements: acceptance to radiation sciences therapy program.

RSTH:3325 Radiation Therapy Clinical Internship III4 s.h.

Student rotations through different radiation therapy related areas; assist, practice, and test radiation therapy principles learned in didactic setting; skill building for care and management of patients; conduction of performance assessments and completion of guideline objectives for each rotation; performance expectations become progressively higher as students gain experience and skills. Prerequisites: RSTH:3225. Requirements: acceptance to radiation sciences therapy program.

RSTH:4100 Radiation Therapy I0,12 s.h.

Theory and techniques of radiation therapy technology; emphasis on areas of oncology treatment planning, treatment set-up, dosimetry, use of megavoltage radiation-producing equipment to administer treatments. Requirements: completion of radiologic technology program and eligibility for registration with a national certification program.

RSTH:4105 Principles of Radiation Therapy II2 s.h.

Evaluation and management of neoplastic disease using knowledge in arts and sciences; critical thinking and basis of ethical clinical decision making; epidemiology, etiology, detection, diagnosis, patient condition, treatment and prognosis of neoplastic disease. Prerequisites: RSTH:3205. Requirements: enrollment in radiation sciences therapy program.

RSTH:4125 Radiation Therapy Clinical Internship IV4 s.h.

Student rotations through different radiation therapy related areas; assist, practice, and test radiation therapy principles learned in didactic setting; skill building for care and management of patients; conduction of performance assessments and completion of guideline objectives for each rotation; performance expectations become progressively higher as students gain experience and skills. Prerequisites: RSTH:3325. Requirements: acceptance to radiation sciences therapy program.

RSTH:4200 Radiation Therapy II0,12 s.h.

Theory and techniques of radiation therapy technology; emphasis on areas of oncology treatment planning, treatment set-up, dosimetry, use of megavoltage radiation-producing equipment to administer treatment; one-year program ending in eligibility for national certification examination in radiation therapy. Prerequisites: RSTH:4100. Requirements: graduation from an accredited radiography program and eligibility for registration with a national certification program.

RSTH:4225 Radiation Therapy Clinical Internship V5 s.h.

Student rotations through different radiation therapy related areas; assist, practice, and test radiation therapy principles learned in didactic setting; skill building for care and management of patients; conduction of performance assessments and completion of guideline objectives for each rotation; performance expectations become progressively higher as students gain experience and skills. Prerequisites: RSTH:4125. Requirements: acceptance to radiation sciences therapy program.

RSTH:4230 Radiation Therapy Capstone3 s.h.

Professional development; review of concepts. Requirements: acceptance to radiation sciences therapy program.

RSTH:4300 Radiation Therapy III0,6 s.h.

Prerequisites: RSTH:4200.