Labouré’s program is unique because it has several clinical affiliates, spread across a variety of locations allowing students to work in many hospitals, with different equipment and patients.
Students will gain valuable experience in a variety of facilities, and will learn all aspects of conventional treatment, along with innovative techniques such as stereotactic radiation therapy procedures and the use of CT scanning in treatment planning.
What is clinical like?
Clinical education will begin when you start your professional courses, and continue for two years - including summers.
Your clinical hours will take you to at least 6 sites over your two years, where you will work with different types of patients and equipment, studying the principles of radiation and how they're applied to developing treatment plans.
Clinical affiliations for radiation therapy may include
- Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
- Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, Massachusetts
- Cape Cod Hospital's Clark Cancer Center
- Norwood Hospital's Cancer Center Foxboro, Foxboro, Massachusetts
- St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
- Holy Family Hospital and Medical Center, Methuen, Massachusetts
- Jordan Hospital, Plymouth, Massachusetts
- Lowell General Hospital, Lowell, Massachusetts
- St. Anne's Hospital's Hudner Oncology Center, Fall River, Massachusetts
- St. Anne's Hospital Regional Cancer Care, Dartmouth, Massachusetts
- Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
- VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
- Signature Healthcare Radiation Therapy Center Vantage Oncology, Brockton, Massachusetts
- Good Samaritan Radiation Oncology Center, Brockton Hospital, Brockton, Massachusetts