Remote Dosimetry School
Thank you for showing an interest in the Global Physics Solutions / Advanced Radiotherapy Consulting , (Remote) Medical Dosimetry School. GPS / ARC have recognized the need for an intensive Medical Dosimetry School in the U.S. This Satellite Program is one-year in duration and follows the training guidelines recommended by the AAMD. We will accept 20 students and three alternates from each one-year session. GPS / ARC will provide guidance on living accommodations.
I welcome you to learn more about GPS / ARC by visiting the webpage at www.arcphysics.net and www.globalphysics.net. GPS / ARC are a clinically based medical physics company that specializes in training, physics program implementation, and specialty services implementation: IMRT, CT Sim, 3D Treatment Planning, HDR Brachytherapy, LDR Brachytherapy, Vascular Brachytherapy, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, and Oncology Imaging.
I look forward to receiving your application.
Brent D. Murphy, MS, DABR,
Global Physics Solutions is a specialized group of Medical Physicists and Medical Dosimetrists who provide a variety of services to include: Educational Courses, Professional (consulting), Specialty Services, Diagnostic Services, Diagnostic Services, and Equipment Fabrication. A Profile of GPS/ARC can be found on the webpage at www.globalphysics.net and www.arcphysics.net
The RDS training program includes didactic and lab instruction along with clinical rotation at the Sponsoring Facility and/or Affiliating Training Agency covering topics such as Basic Radiation properties, Biology and Delivery, Simulation Processes and Treatment Planning.
GPS RDS training program consists of two stages:
Location: The didactic portion of the program will be held at:
Global Physics Solutions
Hours: Minimum of 200 didactic / lab / module hours.
Terms: Failure to pass Stage 1 will result in immediate removal from the program.
Location: Sponsoring Facility and/or Affiliating Training Agency location.
Hours: 1700 clinical hours and 140 Didactic Training (On-Line).
During the 2nd stage, the student is expected to participate at the training level established by the Sponsoring Facility and/or Affiliating Training Agency. The student is also required to be supervised by the Sponsoring Facilities Medical Physicist and Radiation Oncologist or the RDS Clinical Instructor depending on the clinical rotation placement.
Didactic Training. Student should allow 5-10 hours per week in addition to the on-site clinical instruction to complete the on-line didactic training. Failure to do so will jeopardize program completion and may result in notification of the Sponsoring Facility and/or GPS RDS Program Director.
Oral Planning Review. The Clinical Instructor will continue throughout Month 11 to provide medical Dosimetry daily planning activities for student. In addition, the student will review the Q&A which will be provided by the Program Director and continue as assigned by Clinical Instructor. At program completion, the student will be able to demonstrate planning competencies and prepare to take the oral planning review guided by the Program Director.
Program Content: This program is very clinically oriented. Students will be trained to meet the criteria necessary to sit for the CMD boards as according to the MDCB guidelines which can be found on the AAMD webpage www.mdcb.org/. There you will find clearly outlined, the job responsibilities for a medical dosimetrist.
Tuition: $ 11,500
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