Radiation Therapists work in the field of radiation oncology. They plan and administer radiation treatments to patients using advanced computer systems to operate radiation therapy equipment. They can also prescribe radiation and medication, interpret tests results, perform follow ups and provide consultations with patients.
This tool is designed to help you understand the requirements for employment in Canada. It describes what you are required to know and to do. It outlines the competencies, knowledge and skills that you must have to work in Canada.
This tool contains 7 parts:
Part 1- Core Concepts
Part 2- Self Reflection
Part 3- Registration Process
Part 4- Living and Working in Canada
Part 5- Case Scenarios
Part 6- A Typical Day
Part 7- Competency Assessment
This tool is meant to be a guide for your personal use. Your answers to questions will not be recorded or evaluated by anyone other than you. This tool does not provide any assurance of your ability to obtain employment in Canada. It will not be used by any regulatory bodies in Canada to determine your eligibility for registration. There is no link between completion of this tool and formal licensure or certification.