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GS02 1154 Introductory Radiation Therapy Physics Rotation

Beddar, Sam. Four semester hours. Spring and Fall annually. Prerequisite: Introduction to Medical Physics III (GS02 1113) and consent of instructor.

This course provides the student the opportunity to obtain his/her first clinical exposure to radiotherapy. The student will observe and participate in dosimetry clinics and be asked to perform routine duties in dosimetry. The student will calibrate radiation beams, perform quality assurance tests, observe patient treatments, and do treatment planning in both brachytherapy and external beam.