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Equipment Specification and Acquisition in Radiotherapy

Semester 1
  • Specification and Acquisition of New Equipment
  • Procurement of a treatment planning computer
  • Procurement of Brachytherapy equipment
  • Information Technology
  • One Written Report (2000 words) 40%
  • Clinical Evaluations 60%
Learning Objectives: 

On successful completion of the course, students should be able to:
1. Prepare specifications and advice for the acquisition of new equipment in association with other professional and technical staff.
2. Develop quality management programmes required for the clinical implementation of new equipment.
3. Develop life cycle management plans new and existing equipment.
4. Apply knowledge of personal computers (PC), interfacing, networking,
data storage, and information systems to the use of equipment in a radiotherapy department.
5. Communicate effectively with service engineers for the maintenance of radiotherapy equipment.

Course Code: 
1 Credits
Level 2
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