RON 601. Clinical Oncology and Anatomy for Medical Dosimetry. 2 Credit Hours.

An introduction to the multidisciplinary practice and science of oncology including a site based description of disease and treatment strategy with a parallel introduction to human anatomy. CT and MR imaging anatomy for radiotherapy treatment planning.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

RON 603. Radiation Biology for Medical Dosimetry. 2 Credit Hours.

An introduction to radiation biology with attention to clinically used concepts: fractionated survival models, oxygenation and radiation quality effects, cell and tissue kinetics, acute effects, normal tissue response, effective and equivalent dose, and therapeutic ratio.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.

RON 610. Radiation Oncology Physics I. 3 Credit Hours.

The first of a sequence of two courses. The physics and technology of radiotherapy taught at a level appropriate for radiation oncology residents: topics in elementary physics, nuclear physics, interactions of photons, principles of dosimetry and dosimetric measurement, dosimetry and calibration of photon and electron beams, dose calculation, and brachytherapy.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

RON 611. Radiation Oncology Physics II. 3 Credit Hours.

The second of a sequence of two courses. The physics and technology of radiotherapy taught at a level appropriate for radiation oncology residents: topics in modulated external beam radiotherapy, stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery, patient motion management, image guided radiotherapy, proton therapy, special radiation procedures, quality assurance and radiation safety, and medical imaging.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.

RON 620. Seminar in Medical Dosimetry I. 3 Credit Hours.

The first of a sequence of three courses with a capstone requirement of an original research effort to be completed during the summer term. A review of contemporary medical dosimetry and related medical physics and radiation oncology research in seminar format. (MS degree only).
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

RON 621. Seminar in Medical Dosimetry II. 3 Credit Hours.

The second of a sequence of two courses. The physics and technology of radiotherapy taught at a level appropriate for radiation oncology residents: topics in modulated external beam radiotherapy, stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery, patient motion management, image guided radiotherapy, proton therapy, special radiation procedures, quality assurance and radiation safety, and medical imaging.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.

RON 810. Medical Dosimetry Practicum I. 6 Credit Hours.

The first of sequence of three courses. Clinical rotations under the supervision of a medical dosimetrist or medical physicist through seven services: radiotherapy treatment, radiotherapy simulation, three-dimensional external beam planning, intensity modulated external beam planning, brachytherapy planning, stereotactic radiotherapy planning, and special procedures. All rotations must be completed during the three-term sequence in an order to be scheduled by the participating clinics.
Components: PRA.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

RON 811. Medical Dosimetry Practicum II. 6 Credit Hours.

The second of sequence of three courses. Clinical rotations under the direct supervision of a medical dosimetrist or medical physicist through seven services. Radiotherapy treatment, radiotherapy simulation, three-dimensional external beam planning, intensity modulated external beam planning, brachytherapy, stereotactic radiotherapy, and special procedures. All rotations must be completed during the three term sequence in an order to be scheduled by the participating clinics.
Components: PRA.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.