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RADT214 Radiation Technology II

Types of radiation, machine calibration, quality assurance systems, radiation detection and measurement, treatment and imaging technology, radioactive materials.

Paper title Radiation Technology II
Paper code RADT214
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.1333
Points 16 points
Teaching period Second Semester (3 July 2017 - 3 November 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,045.87
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,865.45

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Prerequisite
RADT 127
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
  • Describe the role of the different types of radiation for use in radiation therapy
  • Describe the process for machine calibration and quality control
  • Describe radiation detection and measurement
  • Discuss quality assurance systems in radiation therapy
  • Discuss treatment and imaging technology in radiation therapy
  • Discuss the use of radioactive materials in radiation therapy

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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

Types of radiation, machine calibration, quality assurance systems, radiation detection and measurement, treatment and imaging technology, radioactive materials.

Paper title Radiation Technology II
Paper code RADT214
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.1333
Points 16 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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Prerequisite
RADT 127
Limited to
BRT
Contact
rtenquiries.uow@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Nanette Schleich, Victoria Beenstock
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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  • Describe the role of the different types of radiation for use in radiation therapy
  • Describe the process for machine calibration and quality control
  • Describe radiation detection and measurement
  • Discuss quality assurance systems in radiation therapy
  • Discuss treatment and imaging technology in radiation therapy
  • Discuss the use of radioactive materials in radiation therapy

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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