BSc. Radiotherapy TechnologyRajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
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BSc. Radiotherapy Technology
Radiotherapy involves the use of ionizing radiation to treat disease and is one of the major modalities used in the management of cancer. The emphasis is on teamwork and therapeutic radiographers work closely with doctors, medical physicists and nurses to provide the optimum
care for patients. Modern radiotherapy utilizes highly sophisticated technology and the Radiotherapy Technologist [RTT] need to have an interest in and understanding of the technical aspects of
treatment planning and delivery combined with good communication and caring skills. Other important qualities are the ability to work accurately and efficiently, often under pressure, and a concern to continuously improve and develop the service offered to the cancer patients.
The expected outcome is an improvement in the professional standard of technical, clinical and psychological care given to the patient to whom a course of radiation is administered. The program is to ensure that the level of expertise necessary for the profession is achieved to facilitate an overall progression towards the desired goals.