Application of radiation therapy calculations. Ability to produce and critique radiation therapy computer plans. Applied anatomy and imaging. Application of radiobiology to the clinical setting.
|Paper title||Radiation Therapy Planning Concepts III|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (6 February 2023 - 2 June 2023) (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,612.31|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- RADT 215 and RADT 216
- Limited to
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Radiation Therapy's website
- Teaching staff
- Barrett, A., Dobbs, J., Morris, S. & Roquest, T. (2009). Practical Radiotherapy Planning. (4th Edition).
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- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy,
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to demonstrate:
- Knowledge and application of calculations used in radiation therapy
- Knowledge and performance of principles and concepts of computer planning and the ability to critically analyse standard radiation therapy technique computer plans
- Consolidation of imaging and anatomy relevant to radiation therapy
- Application of radiobiology to the clinical setting
- Demonstrate an understanding of IMRT and VMAT planning