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RADT124 Radiation Therapy Planning Concepts I

Manual and computer treatment planning, attenuation factors, SAD and SSD techniques, IRCU 50/62, energy, beam arrangement, exit dose, weighting, normalisation, inhomogeneities, wedges, monitor units, organs at risk.

Paper title Radiation Therapy Planning Concepts I
Paper code RADT124
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.1000
Points 12 points
Teaching period Second Semester (3 July 2017 - 3 November 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $784.60
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,650.00

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Restriction
RADT 117
Limited to
BRT
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Contact
rtenquiries.uow@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Gay Dungey
Textbooks
Bridge, P. & Tipper, D.J. (2011). CT Anatomy for Radiotherapy. M&K Publishing, Cumbria.

Barrett, A., Dobbs, J., Morris, S. & Roquest, T. (2009). Practical Radiotherapy Planning. (4th Edition).
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to demonstrate
  • Knowledge of basic calculations used in radiation therapy
  • An understanding of manual planning principles
  • Knowledge and performance of basic principles and concepts of computer planning

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Timetable

Second Semester (3 July 2017 - 3 November 2017)

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle

Manual and computer treatment planning, attenuation factors, SAD and SSD techniques, IRCU 50/62, energy, beam arrangement, exit dose, weighting, normalisation, inhomogeneities, wedges, monitor units, organs at risk.

Paper title Radiation Therapy Planning Concepts I
Paper code RADT124
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.1000
Points 12 points
Teaching period Second Semester (2 July 2018 - 2 November 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
RADT 117
Limited to
BRT
Contact
rtenquiries.uow@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Billie Mudie
Textbooks
Bridge, P. and Tipper, D.J. (2017). CT Anatomy for Radiotherapy. (2nd Edition) M&K Publishing, Cumbria.

Barrett, A., Dobbs, J., Morris, S. and Roquest, T. (2009). Practical Radiotherapy Planning. (4th Edition).
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to demonstrate:
  • Knowledge of basic calculations used in radiation therapy
  • An understanding of manual planning principles
  • Knowledge and performance of basic principles and concepts of computer planning

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Timetable

Second Semester (2 July 2018 - 2 November 2018)

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle