Radiation Therapy, Certificate
The Radiation Therapy curriculum at Washburn University is a 40 credit hour, 13-month, online, certificate of completion program. This program will provide the knowledge and cognitive skills underlying the intelligent performance of the major tasks typically required of a staff radiation therapist at entry level. Graduates are registry eligible with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
The Radiation Therapy Program is focused on the development of qualified radiation therapists who provide optimum patient care through technical competency and professional conduct.
Washburn University Assessment – Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the program students will be able to:
- PSLO 1 – Students will pass the national certification exam on the 1st attempt within 6 months of graduation.
- PSLO 2 – Students will demonstrate clinical competency by analyzing pertinent data from treatment planning documents.
- PSLO 3 – Students will demonstrate clinical competency by accurately positioning patients for treatment delivery.
- PSLO 4 – Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.
- PSLO 5 – Students will evaluate images using various imaging technologies (MV, kV, CBCT) to ensure proper patient alignment.
- PSLO 6 – Students will demonstrate professional work standards.
The Radiation Therapy program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago IL 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This program has special admission requirements. Interested students should contact the Allied Health Department for specific requirements or visit the Radiation Therapy web site.
The Radiation Therapy program is online and students must have access to the internet, have a webcam and microphone, and possess basic computer skills.
The Radiation Therapy program is a 13-month program. In addition to the online didactic portion, this program includes a comprehensive clinical component. Clinical courses may be out of sequence with other University course offerings. Consult program director for course schedule.
Requirements for Certificate of Completion
Required Major Courses (40 Credit Hours)
|AL 301||Clinical Radiation Therapy I||4|
|AL 302||Radiation Therapy Principles I||3|
|AL 303||Radiation Therapy Physics I||3|
|AL 304||Therapeutic Radiobiology||3|
|AL 305||Radiation Therapy Physics II||3|
|AL 307||Oncology, Simulation, and Treatment Procedures I||3|
|AL 309||Foundations of Radiation Therapy||2|
|AL 310||Radiation Therapy Procedures II||3|
|AL 311||Imaging in Radiation Therapy||3|
|AL 340||Clinical Radiation Therapy II||4|
|AL 370||Oncology, Simulation and Treatment Procedures II||3|
|AL 380||Clinical Radiation Therapy III||3|
|AL 381||Radiation Therapy Seminar||3|