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RADON 201 Radiation Therapy Physics II • 3 Cr.

Description:

Explores interactions of ionizing radiation with matter, high-energy particle beams, measurement of radiation, calibration of radiation therapy treatment machines, and brachytherapy implants. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • •Discuss the importance of standardized radiation measurement
  • •Analyze the factors involved in the calibration of a basic X-ray machine
  • •Describe the interactions of charged particles with matter.
  • •Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of particle beam therapy
  • •Explain the purpose of a continued quality improvement (CQI) program for radiation therapy

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000