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Radiation Therapy Specific Programming at CCMB

 

  • The CCMB programming consists of a full time program in radiation therapy,with one year of post-secondary University studies as pre-requisite requirements to Year II and incluiding provisions to complete a 4 year B.Sc in RT offered through The University of Winnipeg. Manitoba students are joined in the class room in Year Two by students from New Brunswick and via distance education during Years III and IV. Currently the average class size is 8-10 students per year with 5-7 of these from Manitoba.
  • All CCMB specific courses and clinical placements are offered at CancerCare Manitoba, with the possibility of short placements at the Western Manitoba Cancer Centre in Brandon in Year IV.
  • The RT Specific Programming offers both classroom and hands-on clinical placements, scheduled in blocks of time as shown below, noting that additional academic courses run concurrently to clinical courses:
Year II Year III Year IV Post-Graduation
Late Aug Sept-Dec Jan-Feb March-June Sept-Dec Jan-Feb March-June Sept-Dec Jan-April CAMRT National certification Exams - 3rd week of May
Orientation Term I Clinical I Term II Clinical II Academic Clinical III Clinical IV Clinical V
  • Please refer to The University of Winnipeg website for more information on the 4 year B.Sc In Radiation Therapy.
  • This is a competency based program, therefore courses include the concepts and theories behind radiation therapy (including physics, radiation biology and protection and imaging), patient care and professional practice. In clinical placements students work side-by-side with practicing radiation therapists to learn the skills and attitudes required to be successful in this career.

Click on one of the following links for more information on the Pre-entrance Requirements or Frequently Asked Questions.