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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Radiotherapy- Clinical Training

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Code Completion Credits Range
16RTKP Z 4 2t
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Irena Koniarová (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

Training in the field of radiological physics in radiotherapy organized together with clinical partners.

Requirements:

16RFRT2

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Parameters of the Co-60 units

2. Parameters of the Leksell gamma knife

3. Parameters of „afterloading“ systems

4. Mechanical tests of a linear accelerator and a radiotherapeutic simulator

5. Calibration of the linear accelerator by measuring the absolute dose under reference conditions - photon

6. Electron beams

7. Relative dosimetric measurements of linear accelerator - photon, electron beams

8. In-vivo dosimetry using TLD and diodes

9. Practical exercises with computerized planning system

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Overview of duties, activities and responsibilities of a radiological physicist, introduction to the clinical department.

Abilities:

Practical (dosimetric and/or other) routine tasks under the supervision of an experienced radiological physicist.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Faiz M. Khan, The Physics of Radiation Therapy

Recommended references:

[2] Jacob Van Dyk, The Modern Technology of Radiation Oncology: A Compendium for Medical Physicists and Radiation Oncologists, Steel, Washington

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2020/2021:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-10-24
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet24190605.html