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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Radiotherapy - Clinical Training for Engineers

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16RTKB Z 4 2t Czech
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Tereza Hanušová, Irena Koniarová (guarantor), Aleš Jakovec, Anna Kindlová, Matěj Navrátil, Josef Novotný, Lucie Štelciková, Jan Štika, Tomáš Veselský
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:

Required prerequisities are 16ZDOZ12, 16DETE, 16URF12.

Syllabus of lectures:

Training examples:

mechanical tests of a linac and simulator,

linac calibration using absolute dose measurement under reference conditions-photon and electron beams,

relative dosimetric measurements-photon and electron beams,

in-vivo dosimetry using diods and TL detectors,

practical excercises with the treatment planning system, brachytherapy dosimetry,

Leksell gammaknife dosimetry,

cobalt treatment machine dosimetry.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Overview of duties, activities and responsibilities of a radiological physicist.

Skills:

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

[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 2021-02-28
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