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RADT216 Radiation Therapy Planning Concepts II

Application of radiation therapy calculations, principles and concepts of planning for critiquing standard techniques, applied imaging and anatomy, effects of radiation on biological systems.

Paper title Radiation Therapy Planning Concepts II
Paper code RADT216
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,319.40
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RADT 124
Limited to
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
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of principles and concepts of computer planning for critiquing standard techniques
  • Demonstrate an understanding of imaging and anatomy relevant to computer planning
  • Discuss the effects of radiation on biological systems

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Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system