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|
|Teaching period||Full Year (3 February 2020 - 6 November 2020)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,248.90|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$6,277.65|
- RADT 115
- Limited to
- More information link
- View more information on the Department Radiation Therapy's website
- Teaching staff
- Dr Nanette Schleich
- Graham, D.T., Cloke, P. and Vosper, M. (2011). Principles and Applications of Radiological Physics. (6th Edition). Churchill Livingstone.
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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 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