Types of radiation, machine calibration, quality assurance systems, radiation detection and measurement, treatment and imaging technology, radioactive materials.
|Paper title||Radiation Technology II|
|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|
- RADT 127
- Limited to
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Radiation Therapy's website
- Teaching staff
- Graham, D.T., Cloke, P. & Vosper, M. (2011). Principles and Applications of Radiological Physics. (6th Edition). Churchill Livingstone.
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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