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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Radiotherapy - Clinical Training 2

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16RTKP2 Z 2 1t Czech
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Irena Koniarová (guarantor), Matěj Navrátil, Josef Novotný, Veronika Paštyková, Lucie Štelciková, Jan Štika, Tomáš Veselský
Supervisor:
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

Practice in the field of radiological techniques in radiotherapy organized with contracted partners in hospitals.

Requirements:

Required prerequisities are 16RFRT1 a 16RTKP1.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. IMRT verification

2. Stereotactic radiotherapy

3. Tomotherapy

4. Proton therapy

5. Total body irradiation

6. QC of kV imaging systems

7. Dosimetry of ortovoltage units in radiotherapy

8. QC of multileaf collimators

9. Respiratory gating systems

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Obtaining a basic idea of the activity and responsibility of radiological physicists at the workplace, acquaintance with the clinical environment and its specific aspects.

Skills:

Practical exercises from routine (dosimetric and other) tasks under the supervision of experienced radiological physicist.

Study materials:

Key references:

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

[2] Wolfgang C. Schlegel, L.W. Brady, H.-P. Heilmann, Thomas Bortfeld, M. Molls, Anca Ligia Grosu, New Technologies in Radiation Oncology (Google eBook), Springer, 2006

[3] Ann Barrett, Jane Dobbs, Tom Roques, Practical Radiotherapy Planning Fourth Edition, CRC Press, Jun 26, 2009

[4] John Meyer, IMRT, IGRT, SBRT: Advances in the Treatment Planning and Delivery of Radiotherapy, Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers, 2011

Recommended references:

[5] 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:
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Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2021-03-02
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