Development of medical vocabulary emphasizing the building of terms utilizing prefixes, combining forms and suffixes. Includes medical terms for application in the interpretation of medical records.
(Lecture-discussion 1 hour.) Letter grade only (A-F).
Introduction to the profession of Radiation therapy and an overview of the Option requirements. The role of Radiation therapy in cancer treatment and the role Radiation Therapist in patient care, treatment, simulation, dosimetry and follow-up.
40 hours of clinical fieldwork required. Letter grade only (A-F).
Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements.
Development of modern health knowledge, attitudes and behavior: includes family life-sex education, drug use and abuse, mental health, medical quackery and health frauds, common diseases such as sexually transmitted diseases, heart disease and cancer.