RADTH - Radiation Therapy

Offered By:
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Below are the courses available from the RADTH subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times

RADTH 205 - Patient Care Principles and Practices View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Introduces the cancer disease trajectory and examines the principles of palliative care, psychosocial issues and factors affecting oncology patients: patient education, person centered care and assessment.


RADTH 260 - Radiation Therapy Clinical Practicum I View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(SPR/SUM, 30HRSW 6W)

Introduces the learner to the radiation oncology treatment trajectory, through inter-professional experiences that follow the patient experience. Learners will demonstrate professionalism, self-reflection, and fundamental radiation therapy skills related to patient interactions, daily treatment, and teamwork within a variety of clinical environments.


RADTH 301 - Principles and Practices in Radiation Therapy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Applies the theoretical principles of radiation therapy into best practices and clinical skills. Immobilization, patient positioning, patient assessment, patient education, symptom management and quality assurance are some of the topics studied and applied. Students will participate in a community-service learning project that involves additional hours outside of scheduled class time.


RADTH 305 - Introduction to the Integration of MRI in Radiation Therapy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Provides an overview of the integration of magnetic resonance imaging into radiation therapy practice. Includes concepts such as safety, physics, image evaluation, etc., as applied in the clinical radiation therapy environment.


RADTH 328 - Health Care Advocacy and Policy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examines the role that policy and industry plays in health care delivery; providing an overview of the social, regulatory, cultural, ethical and financial issues that impact health care delivery in Canada and abroad. This course places special emphasis on the current role of oncology-related practice and policy in Canada.


RADTH 360A - Clinical Simulation and Reasoning View Available Classes

★ 6.5 (fi 26)(SPR/SUM, 30HRSW 13W)

Integrates theoretical knowledge with clinical performance in a simulated clinical setting. Students will demonstrate clinical reasoning and decision making in the simulated environment across several tumor sites. Students will also develop key attitudes, judgments and behaviours necessary for a practicing radiation therapist.


RADTH 360B - Clinical Simulation and Reasoning View Available Classes

★ 6.5 (fi 26)(SPR/SUM, 30HRSW 13W)

Integrates theoretical knowledge with clinical performance in a simulated clinical setting. Students will demonstrate clinical reasoning and decision making in the simulated environment across several tumor sites. Students will also develop key attitudes, judgments and behaviours necessary for a practicing radiation therapist.


RADTH 401 - Radiation Therapy Research Methodology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SPR/SUM, 3-0-0)

An introduction to health sciences research which examines the principles of research ethics, research methods and research project design. Students will create a research proposal for a project related to the art or science of radiation therapy practice, which will be implemented in RADTH 460 and RADTH 461.


RADTH 410 - Special Seminars in Interprofessional Experiences in Radiation Therapy View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 4)(EITHER, VARIABLE)

Content will vary from offering to offering. Topics will relate to interprofessional experiences within the practice of Radiation Therapy and will span across the RADTH Program.


RADTH 460 - Radiation Therapy Clinical Practicum II View Available Classes

★ 16 (fi 32)(FIRST, 35HR/W 16W)

Learners will integrate the knowledge and skills attained in the simulation environment with active patient care in a variety of clinical radiation therapy environments. Skills learned will enable the learner to perform treatments and patient interactions safely and accurately, under the supervision of qualified healthcare professionals. Learners will implement the research projects proposed in RADTH 401; data collection and manuscript preparation will commence.


RADTH 460A - Radiation Therapy Clinical Practicum II View Available Classes

★ 8 (fi 32)(FIRST, 35HR/W 16W)

Learners will integrate the knowledge and skills attained in the simulation environment with active patient care in a variety of clinical radiation therapy environments. Skills learned will enable the learner to perform treatments and patient interactions safely and accurately, under the supervision of qualified healthcare professionals. Learners will implement the research projects proposed in RADTH 401; data collection and manuscript preparation will commence.


RADTH 460B - Radiation Therapy Clinical Practicum II View Available Classes

★ 8 (fi 32)(FIRST, 35HR/W 16W)

Learners will integrate the knowledge and skills attained in the simulation environment with active patient care in a variety of clinical radiation therapy environments. Skills learned will enable the learner to perform treatments and patient interactions safely and accurately, under the supervision of qualified healthcare professionals. Learners will implement the research projects proposed in RADTH 401; data collection and manuscript preparation will commence.


RADTH 461 - Radiation Therapy Clinical Practicum III View Available Classes

★ 20 (fi 40)(SECOND, 35HR/W 17W)

Learners will practice critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and effective problem solving, as they progress to competence in entry-level radiation therapy practice. Course work includes diverse clinical opportunities and activities which support holistic application of radiation therapy best-practices, including professional identity and leadership skills. Learners will complete research projects and disseminate the findings.