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|
|Teaching period||Full Year (4 February 2019 - 8 November 2019)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,040.75|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$9,964.50|
- RADT 116
- Limited to
- More information link
- View more information on the Department Radiation Therapy's website
- Teaching staff
- Gay Dungey
- 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.
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- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy,
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- 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