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RADT123 Radiation Therapy and Oncology I

Pathology and classification of tumours, treatment modalities, principles of radiobiology, radiation therapy techniques, patient care, pharmacology, clinical trials.

Paper title Radiation Therapy and Oncology I
Paper code RADT123
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year (30 January 2017 - 3 November 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,961.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,125.00

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Restriction
RADT 116
Limited to
BRT
Contact
rtenquiries.uow@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Gay Dungey
Textbooks
Bridge, P. & Tipper, D.J. (2011). CT Anatomy for Radiotherapy. M&K Publishing, Cumbria.

Washington, C.M. & Leaver, D.T. (2010). Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy. (3rd Edition). Mosby, St Louis, Missouri.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to describe and discuss in some detail:
  • Pathology of common tumours and the ways in which they are classified
  • Treatment modalities used to treat benign and malignant disease
  • Radiation therapy techniques used in the treatment of disease
  • Care a patient may require when receiving radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy and immunotherapy for patient with malignant disease (to include additional chemotherapy and immunotherapy content)
  • Pharmacological approaches to patient care during radiation therapy
  • Clinical trials

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Timetable

Full Year (30 January 2017 - 3 November 2017)

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle

Pathology and classification of tumours, treatment modalities, principles of radiobiology, radiation therapy techniques, patient care, pharmacology, clinical trials.

Paper title Radiation Therapy and Oncology I
Paper code RADT123
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
RADT 116
Limited to
BRT
Contact
rtenquiries.uow@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Gay Dungey
Textbooks
Bridge, P. and Tipper, D.J. (2017). CT Anatomy for Radiotherapy.(2nd Edition) M&K Publishing, Cumbria.

Washington, C.M. and Leaver, D.T. (2016). Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy. (4th Edition). Mosby, St Louis, Missouri.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to describe and discuss in some detail:
  • Pathology of common tumours and the ways in which they are classified
  • Treatment modalities used to treat benign and malignant disease
  • Radiation therapy techniques used in the treatment of disease
  • Care a patient may require when receiving radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy and immunotherapy for patient with malignant disease (to include additional chemotherapy and immunotherapy content)
  • Pharmacological approaches to patient care during radiation therapy
  • Clinical trials

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Timetable

Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018)

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle