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Course Description

NameIntership1: Developing Radioterapy Dose Planing
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student
- implements the dose planning process for external radiotherapy treatment
- takes CT and MRI planning scans to provide data for radiotherapy dose calculations
- implements the most common dose plans
- masters the basics of dose planning and is able to assess the dose plans taking account of optimisation
- uses Treatment Planning Systems and understands their importance for holistic care in radiotherapy
- follows the principles of radiation protection by taking both patient and work safety into account
- finds evidence-based information on radiotherapy and treatment planning
- is able to assess his or her own professional skills and competence in the radiotherapy process
ContentCT and MRI planning and dose planning for external radiotherapy, PLE
RequirementsInternship in the radiotherapy departments of central and university hospitals, recording a radiotherapy patient’s care pathway in writing, writing down the starting level and objectives in a blog, assessment of one’s own skills and learning.
A written dose planning assessment assignment required for alternative internship. Separate instructions.
Grading ScalePassed (S) - 0
Course materialInternship instructions
PrerequisitesInternship: Radiotherapy 10 cr
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ContactPartanen Tuula


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