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    Types of radiation, machine calibration, quality assurance systems, radiation detection and measurement, treatment and imaging technology, radioactive materials.

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    Paper title Radiation Technology II
    Subject Radiation Therapy
    EFTS 0.1333
    Points 16 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (8 July 2024 - 8 November 2024) (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,205.30
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    RADT 127
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    Paul Kane


    Vosper, M., England, A., Major, V. (2020). Graham's Principles and Applications of Radiological Physics. (7th Edition). Elsevier

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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:

    • 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.


    Semester 2 (8 July 2024 - 8 November 2024)

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    This paper is taught On Campus
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