2021 information for papers will be published in early September.
Medical and radiation therapy terminology, legal and ethical issues, surface and planar anatomy, linear accelerator use and radiation therapy techniques, qualities and skills in establishing healthcare professional-patient relationships, radiobiology.
|Paper title||Radiation Therapy Practice I|
|Teaching period||First Semester (3 February 2020 - 12 June 2020)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$763.49|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,837.74|
- Limited to
- Teaching staff
- Billie Mudie
- Joiner, M. and van der Kogel, A. (2009) Basic Clinical Radiobiology (4th Edition). Hodder Arnold, London
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
- Demonstrate knowledge of medical and radiation therapy terminology
- Demonstrate knowledge of planar anatomy
- Describe and discuss legal and ethical issues related to radiation therapy and patient care
- Describe and discuss linear accelerator use
- Demonstrate routine radiation therapy techniques
- Describe core qualities and skills involved in establishing a healthcare professional-patient relationship in the radiation therapy setting
- Describe the radiobiology of normal tissues and tumours