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RADT127 Radiation Technology I

Principles of physics with relevance to radiation therapy and the production of radiation. Principles of radiation protection, the construction and operation of radiation therapy and imaging equipment, diagnostic imaging techniques.

Paper title Radiation Technology I
Paper code RADT127
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Full Year (30 January 2017 - 3 November 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,176.90
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,475.00

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Restriction
RADT 115
Limited to
BRT
Contact
rtenquiries.uow@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Nanette Schleich
Textbooks
Graham, D.T., Cloke, P. & Vosper, M. (2011). Principles and Applications of Radiological Physics. (6th Edition). Churchill Livingstone.
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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Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  • Demonstrate an understanding of general physical principles in relation to radiation therapy
  • Discuss the basic physics of X and gamma radiation
  • Describe the principles of radiation protection and safety
  • Describe the principles of construction and operation of radiation therapy and imaging equipment
  • Describe the principles of diagnostic imaging technologies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the use of computers and their applications

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Timetable

Full Year (30 January 2017 - 3 November 2017)

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

Principles of physics with relevance to radiation therapy and the production of radiation. Principles of radiation protection, the construction and operation of radiation therapy and imaging equipment, diagnostic imaging techniques.

Paper title Radiation Technology I
Paper code RADT127
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Full Year (29 January 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 115
Limited to
BRT
Contact
rtenquiries.uow@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Nanette Schleich
Textbooks
Graham, D.T., Cloke, P. and Vosper, M. (2011). Principles and Applications of Radiological Physics. (6th Edition). Churchill Livingstone.
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 an understanding of general physical principles in relation to radiation therapy
  • Discuss the basic physics of X and gamma radiation
  • Describe the principles of radiation protection and safety
  • Describe the principles of construction and operation of radiation therapy and imaging equipment
  • Describe the principles of diagnostic imaging technologies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the use of computers and their applications

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Timetable

Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018)

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