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What you will learn

Course description: 

This module discusses the advantages of proton therapy, proton radiobiology and the malignancies treated with proton therapy. You will learn about the importance of proton therapy research, proton therapy facility planning and facility development. Billing, reimbursement, governance and technological advances also are discussed.



Course objectives: 

• List the advantages of proton therapy compared to photon therapy. 
• Describe proton radiobiology, specifically relative biological effectiveness and latent effects. 
• Discuss malignancies treated with proton therapy and associated treatment procedures for both adult and pediatric patients. 
• Explain the importance of research to the future of proton therapy. 
• Identify the critical components of proton therapy facility planning and development. 
• Discuss the implications of billing and reimbursement, governance, and technological advances for proton therapy.

Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English

Course author(s): 

ASRT: American Society Of Radiologic Technologists

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