4.1 Understand the physical principles and operational characteristics of equipment used in RadOnc for Tx and imaging

Recommended Items of Training:

  1. Research and review the physical processes and operation of:
    • Kilovoltage x-ray therapy unit
    • Co-60 unit
    • Linear accelerators and any ancillary equipment (eg. EPID, MLC, Dynamic wedge)
    • Simulators and any ancillary equipment
    • CT scanner
    • Other imaging modalities used (e.g. MRI, ultrasound, PET)
    • Record and verification system
    • Image transfer networks
  2. Prepare concise summaries and present one of these at a group meeting.

Training, Evidence and Notes

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