Science - Course - Treatment Planning

  • Course Code: MDPH612
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution:  (3 Cr.:3 Lec.)
  • Course Type: Elective Courses (EC)

Course Description

Physical aspects and properties of three dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D CRT), MLC, Total skin electron therapy, QA aspects of linacs and their implication on treatment planning, Detailed treatment time calculations and its verification with planning computer output, Physics of high precision radiation therapy, Physics dosimetry for 3D CRT, Inverse modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and IGRT, Radiation dose estimation, ICRU – measurements- recommendations and its applications, Use of electronic portal imaging device and On-Board imager (OBI).