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RADT214 Radiation Technology II

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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 Semester 2 (5 July 2021 - 5 November 2021) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,122.12
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,746.16

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RADT 127
Limited to
Teaching staff

Dr Nanette Schleich

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 processes of machine calibration and quality control
  • Describe radiation detection and measurement
  • Discuss quality assurance systems in radiation therapy
  • Discuss treatment and imaging technologies in radiation therapy
  • Discuss the use of radioactive materials in radiation therapy

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Semester 2 (5 July 2021 - 5 November 2021)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system