Therapeutic Radiography PgDip

London South Bank University Department of Education
En London (Inglaterra)

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Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip), pre-registration course in Therapeutic Radiography; the first step to becoming a therapeutic radiographer. Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council.

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London
103 Borough Road, SE1 0AA, London, Inglaterra
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Radiography

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Modules

Year 1
  • Radiation science and technology
    This module provides the basic physical concepts of the production, detection and interaction of ionising radiations and the importance of safe working practices. 
  • Applied biological sciences
    This module provides an understanding of anatomy and pathophysiology with an introduction to oncology and the concept of holistic care in the management of people with cancer, with reference to evidence based practice. 
  • Clinical radiotherapy theory and practice 1 
    This module introduces the professional practice of radiotherapy. It identifies the various radiotherapy modalities employed in the treatment of people with cancer. This module will also complement the knowledge and learning gained within clinical practice by focussing on the acquisition of basic skills required for the safe, accurate planning and treatment of patients with cancer. 
Year 2
  • Management of morbidities
    This module addresses the principles of radiobiology and cytotoxic chemotherapy, to facilitate appreciation of the limiting effects of normal tissues on treatment. Methods of limiting radiation and cytotoxic morbidity, together with the wider issue of palliative care will also be considered. 
  • Clinical radiotherapy theory and practice 2
    This module provides knowledge and skills relevant to pre-treatment and verification processes employed in the radiotherapy management of patients. You will be required to develop a critical awareness of advances in technology and practice. Clinically based competencies focus on the complex techniques found in Radiotherapy and the problem solving skills required for successful performance in clinical practice.