Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Basic Radiotherapy RD   124 2 1 1.5 2

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Asst.Prof.Dr. Hasan Suat ARSLANTAŞ
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiHASAN SUAT ARSLANTAŞ1. Öğretim Grup:A
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiHASAN SUAT ARSLANTAŞ2. Öğretim Grup:A
Training on radiotherapy.
Definition and use of radiotherapy

Learning Outcomes
1) It implements the occupational skills required for radiotherapy.
2) Knows cancer treatment methods and interactions with each other.
3) Know radiotherapy application methods.
4) Know radiotherapy planning and treatment techniques according to tumor location
5) Know side effects arising from radiotherapy applications
6) They prepare the patient for simulation for radiotherapy planning.
7) It recognizes and uses the accessories used in planning and treatment.
8) Know the properties of planning devices.
9) Know the types of beams.
10) He has basic oncology knowledge.
11) It has basic physiological and pathophysiological concepts of the human body.
12) Know the effects of radiation on biological systems. It applies the basic principles for radiation protection for the patient and the employee.
13) Gain the professional skills to use radiation generating devices and make basic physics calculations that can safely use the generated radiation.
14) It implements the basic principles for protecting and improving individual and community health.
15) It aims to reach knowledge and skill to do its job in the best way and has the equipment to provide professional development.

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Working principles of linear accelerators Preparation Lecture
2 Devices used in radiotherapy Preparation Lecture
3 Devices used in radiotherapy Preparation Lecture
4 Properties of photons and electron beams Preparation Lecture
Drilland Practice
5 Treatment planning Preparation Lecture
6 Treatment planning Preparation
7 Classification of radiotherapy devices Preparation Lecture
8 Mid-Term Exam Testing
9 Clinical radiotherapy terminology Preparation Lecture
10 Radiotherapy unit function and work department Preparation Lecture
11 Basic radiotherapy physics Preparation Lecture
12 Radiation and dosage units used in radiotherapy Preparation Lecture
13 Radiosensitivity and the concept of radioresistance Preparation Lecture
14 Description of clinical tumor compartments and radiotherapy field volumes Preparation Lecture
15 Forms of use of radiotherapy in clinic Preparation Lecture
16-17 Term Exams Testing

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