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NPRE 498 G4 - Radiation Therapy Phys & Dosim

Last offered Spring 2023

Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in nuclear, plasma, and radiological engineering intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

Section Description

Radiation Therapy Physics and Dosimetry. Overview of the field of radiation therapy in three segments: 1) fundamental principles of radiation dosimetry; 2) external beam radiotherapy: physical principles, treatment machines and treatment planning; 3) internal radiation therapy (brachytherapy): physical and clinical aspects. Reviews and presentations of advanced radiotherapy procedures. Prerequisites: PHYS 212 and MATH 285 or instructor approval.
Radiation Therapy Phys & DosimG474750LCD41400 - 1450 M W F  3117 Everitt Laboratory Elena Maria Zannoni