2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 17, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DOS 243 - Dosimetry Physics

Class Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 3 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 2

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Local Prerequisite: Enrollment in Medical Dosimetry program
Local Corequisite: None

Additional Fees: $11.25 Lab

This course is designed to relate medical physics theory to clinical tools and techniques used by the medical dosimetrist. Topics include design, operation, and QA of linear accelerators, CT scanners, treatment simulators, and treatment planning computer hardware and software. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the components and operation of a linear accelerator, CT scanner and simulator.

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