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Cancer cell biology, radiobiology, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, immunotherapy. History taking and clinical assessment. Evidence based treatment and toxicities of breast, prostate, cervix/endometrial and colo-rectal sites. Symptom management.
|Paper title||Applied Radiation Therapy Advanced Practice|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2020|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,857.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$10,363.00|
- RADX 401
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- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
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- Learning Outcomes
On the completion of this paper the successful student will be able to
- Discuss the principles of radiobiology for healthy and cancerous tissues
- Discuss the relevance of effective history taking and clinical assessment
- Demonstrate knowledge of current evidence-based treatments for breast, prostate, cervix/endometrial and colo-rectal cancers
- Evaluate the toxicities and symptom management that may occur with treatments to the breast, prostate, cervix/endometrial and colo-rectal cancers
- Evaluate a range of case studies of patients with breast, or prostate, or cervix/endometrial, or colo-rectal cancers and discuss the choice of treatment
- Demonstrate the importance of reflective practice in the clinical setting