4.5 Design and perform quality control for: kV units, Linacs (photon/electron), Sim and CT

Recommended Items of Training

  1. Research and report on the role of a QC program.
  2. Perform on a regular basis: weekly, monthly and annual QC checks on a kilovoltage unit according to the departmental standards and guidelines. Keep a record of the various checks you perform.
  3. Perform on a regular basis: weekly, monthly and annual QC checks on a linear accelerator according to the departmental standards and guidelines. Keep a record of the various checks you perform.
  4. Perform on a regular basis: weekly, monthly and annual QC checks on a Simulator and/or CT according to the departmental standards and guidelines. Keep a record of the various checks you perform.
  5. Record and report on any checks and tests performed that exceeded QC tolerances and the actions taken.
  6. Compare and contrast the departmental QC programs with national/international guidelines and best practice, for each of the units listed. Prepare reports for these, including recommendations for changes or additions.
  7. After maintenance and/or fault repairs to external beam equipment, perform appropriate verification tests to ensure operation is still within QC tolerances. Record these occasions.
  8. Perform procedures under examination conditions with qualified ROMPs.

Training, Evidence and Notes

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License