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RADT315 Radiation Therapy Planning Concepts III

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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
Paper code RADT315
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.1833
Points 22 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (1 February 2021 - 11 June 2021) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,543.02
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $7,901.51

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RADT 215 and RADT 216
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Teaching staff

Kate Chadwick

Barrett, A., Dobbs, J., Morris, S. & Roquest, T. (2009). Practical Radiotherapy Planning. (4th Edition).
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 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

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Semester 1 (1 February 2021 - 11 June 2021)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system