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Diploma in Radiotherapy

Program Code

SPM-52

Level

Under Graduate

Duration

3 Years

About the Programme

The objective of Diploma in Vocational Sciences- Radiotherapy program is to impart basic knowledge and skills dealing with radiation implements, radiation safety as well as patient preparation and safety during radiotherapy.

Why Diploma in Radiotherapy?

The Diploma in Vocational Sciences- Radiotherapy will equip the students with the fundamental understanding and hands on skills involved in treatment techniques using radiation.  They will be competent of being employed as radiotherapy professionals in hospitals, nursing homes and health care institutes.

Who can opt?

  • Candidates who want a rewarding career in cancer treatment and patient care.
  • Candidates who have the ability to use scientific methods and rules to solve issues.
  • Candidates who want a career as radiotherapist in various cancer institutions, super specialty hospitals, government and private hospitals.

Program Fee

Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
For National Students 13,500 37,000
For International Students ---- ----

Eligibility Criteria

For National Students
  • 10th or its equivalent with minimum 50% marks
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.

Syllabus

Semester 1
  • Introduction to Healthcare Delivery System in India
  • Basic computers and information Science
  • Communication and soft skills
  • Medical Terminology and Record keeping (including anatomical terms)
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Introduction to Quality and Patient safety (including Basic emergency care and life support skills, Infection prevention and control, Biomedical waste management, Disaster management and Antibiotic resistance)
  • Professionalism and values
  • Biostatistics
  • Principals of Management
  • Community orientation and clinical visit
  • Lab Based On DRAT-002
Semester 2
  • Elementary Mathematics and Physics
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Radiographic Anatomy
  • Oncology Science- I
  • Principles of radiotherapy and radiotherapy techniques
  • Radiation Quantities, Units and Detection/Measurement
  • RTT Directed Clinical Education – part I (studentship)

Career path

  • Lecturer
  • X-Ray Technicians
  • Radiation Protection Specialists
  • Diagnostic Radiographers
  • Radiation Therapist
  • Radiation Therapy Team Supervisors
  • Jobs in Private Sector
  • Becoming an Entrepreneur