Thats great, let me check you in my system joe. I will be back soon.
Good morning Joe. My name is phill, How are you feeling today ? Are you here fo your 10 am appointment ?
I'm fine. Yes I'm starting my first day of Treatment at 10 am.
Hey Sara, I think our new patient Joe is already here.
SETTING UP OF A TREATMENT ROOM
Let me get the Vaclok so i can see the written nots for his head rest size.
MR. JOE ARRIVED AT JASPER RADIATION CENTER FOR HIS FIRST DAY OF PROSTATE CANCER TREATMENT. HE WILL BE CHECKED IN AT THE FRONT DESK.
Hello Joe ,I'm Sara and I will your radiation therapist
CONSULTATION ROOM 1
Hello Sara, yes . I remember you from my simulation day
THERAPIST CAN SEE JOE IS HERE ON SCHEDULED TIME. ONCE HE CHECKED IN BY FRONT DESK,THE THERAPIST WILL BE UPLOADING HIS TREATMENT PLAN TO THE MACHINE.
Hi joe, Can you tell me your full name and date of birth so I can verify the patient.
Yes. Mr.Joe smith is on time , let me upload his plan
THE THERAPIST WILL BE SETTNG UP THE TREATMENT ROOM WITH IMMOBILIZATION DEVICES BASED ON HIS PATIENT PLAN. JOE NEED A PELVIS VACLOK, F HEAD REST WITH A WEDGE,HOLDING RING FOR THE IMMOBILIZATION.
I will be positioning you until these lasers will be aligned with your tattoos. We will be repeating this techniques everyday for the Tx accuracy.
How long will be my treatment today ?
THE THERAPIST WILL THEN INTRODUCE HIM/HER SELF TO THE PATIENT AND ASK HIM TO GO TO THE CHANGING ROOM TO WEAR A GOWN. THE PT HAS TO REMOVE ANY METAL PARTS OR DEVICES HE IS CARRYING AROUND PRIOR TO Tx.
Here we go Joe. Once you get ready I will take you to the treatment room
PRIOR TO THE TREATMENT, IT IS IMPORTANT TO VERIFY THE PATIENTS IDENTIFICATION, SUCH AS ASKING THE NAME AND THE DATE OF BIRTH
Joe Smith. October 20/ 1970
Alright. Thats great Now follow me to the treatment room
IT IS IMPORTANT TO EXPLAIN TO THE PATIENT ABOUT HIS TREATMENT SETUP ON HIS 1ST DAY OF Tx. MR JOE WILL BE LAYING DOWN ON THE TREATMENT TABLE. HIS HEAD WILL BE SUPPORTED WITH AN F HEAD REST OVER THE WEDGE.
First I'm going to take some images & the DR will take a look at it since it's your first day.Then I will be giving you the dose