Overview

Registrations are now open.

There is an identified knowledge gap for qualified radiation therapists worldwide due to the recent integration of CT into radiotherapy workplaces and equipment. New technology now requires radiation therapists to interpret CT images on a regular basis.

This course provides you with the knowledge to fill that gap.

Who should participate

Radiation therapists who need to expand their knowledge of CT structure identification.

Delivery

External:

  • Online

When:

You can enrol at any time.

Details:

The course will be delivered online, including formative and summative assessment. You will be given 8 weeks of access to online resources. If you need further access, you may re-enter your account and purchase another 4 weeks of access. The course generally takes 3-4 hours each week.

Cost

  • Initial registration: $330 (GST included)
  • Additional 4 weeks of online access: $55 (GST included)

Contact

For more information about course content or assessment, contact the course coordinator, Julie Burbery in the School of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Health.

For registration or payments queries, contact Continuing Professional Education.


Registrations are now open.

Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • discuss the essential concepts of CT image production and interpretation
  • identify major anatomical structures relevant to radiotherapy on CT images.

Content

  • Radiographic and CT image production
  • General CT image interpretation skills
  • CT Anatomy: male pelvis
  • CT Anatomy: female pelvis
  • CT Anatomy: abdomen
  • CT Anatomy: thorax
  • CT Anatomy: head and neck
  • CT Anatomy: intracranial

Assessment

Online automated formative assessment will be conducted for each module to reinforce your knowledge and understanding of theory (modules 1-2) and structure identification skills (modules 3-8).

Online automated summative assessment will test your ability to identify structures on a range of CT images.

Registration info

Registrations are now open.

Payment

When you register for the course, you will create an account with us. You'll need to pay your fees online by credit or debit card. Access to online course materials will not be granted until full payment has been received. Allow a week for online access to be set up.

Using your email address and password, you will be able to access your account, including your invoice, and (if required) add an additional 4 weeks of access.

FEE-HELP and HECS-HELP are not available for Continuing Professional Education courses.

Cancellation

To cancel your registration, you must apply in writing to the course manager at Continuing Professional Education.

If you cancel less than 3 business days after receiving your Blackboard online access username, you will receive a partial refund, i.e. the course fee minus a $100 administration fee. You will not be eligible for a refund after this time.

We reserve the right to cancel the course under certain circumstances, such as staff unavailability. If this happens, we will advise you as soon as possible, and give you a full refund. We are not responsible for any expenses you may have incurred if the course is cancelled.