Jan 17, 2021  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RON 35060 - Introduction to Clinical Radiation Oncology CE

Cr Hrs: 3, 6
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving either 3 or 6 credit hours. This career exploration course (CE) will allow third year medical students to explore this discipline as a potential career choice. This is the Radiation Oncology 3rd year elective. The student will shadow the attending and resident and participate in all aspects of radiation oncology patient care. Training on developing a treatment plan with the attending, learning physical examination and gaining knowledge of oncology and radiation oncology will be prioritized. There is a short presentation required at the end of the rotation.

Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: West Cancer Center and Methodist University Hospital
Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of 1st two years and Step 1 taken

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: David Schwartz
Spring - Instructor of Record: David Schwartz
Course Coordinator: Janet Herriman - jherrima@uthsc.edu - 901-683-0055

Website:  https://www.uthsc.edu/oncology/radiation/
Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: 5
Off-cycle timing allowed: No
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Overnight Call and/or Float: No
Time off for interviews: No

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