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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.

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    Paper title Radiation Therapy Planning Concepts III
    Subject Radiation Therapy
    EFTS 0.1833
    Points 22 points
    Teaching period Semester 1 (5 February 2024 - 31 May 2024) (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,657.40
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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).
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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


    Semester 1 (5 February 2024 - 31 May 2024)

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    This paper is taught On Campus
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