Medical Radiation Science 1 Rad Therapy (MRSC5047)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study, which has both common and discipline related material specific to Radiation Therapy, introduces the student to ionizing radiation and its interactions with matter. The physical principles of the appropriate use of ionizing radiations in the medical radiation sciences including its radio-biological effects will be covered. The student will be introduced to the fundamental principles of radiation protection and equipment. Cellular biology applicable to the medical radiation sciences will be covered.
Further unit of study information
Group presentation (50%), 1hr exam (50%)
Martin, C.J., Dendy, P.P., and Corbett, R.H./Medical Imaging and Radiation Protection for Medical Students and Clinical Staff/1st Edition/2003/ -- Khan, F.M./The Physics of Radiation Therapy/3rd Edition/2003/
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Offered to repeating students only. Class times may vary.
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.