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    Principles of anatomy and physiology of cell biology and all organ systems, with emphasis on lymphatic drainage, gross, surface and sectional anatomy. Includes the use of diagnostic images for body structure identification.

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    Paper title Anatomy and Imaging
    Subject Radiation Therapy
    EFTS 0.2666
    Points 32 points
    Teaching period Full Year (19 February 2024 - 8 November 2024) (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $2,410.60
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    RADT 111
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    Teaching staff

    Associate Professor Patries Herst and Paul Kane

    • Bridge, P. and Tipper, D.J. (2017). CT Anatomy for Radiotherapy. (2nd Edition) M&K Publishing, Cumbria.
    • Tortora, G.J. and Nielson, M.T. (2014). Principles of Human Anatomy. (13th Edition). John Wiley and Sons.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:

    • Describe the anatomical organisation of the human body in terms of cells, tissues and organs for each of the principal organ systems
    • Describe in detail the lymphatic drainage of structures affected by cancer
    • Use knowledge of gross body anatomy to identify body structures on X-rays, CT scans and MRI scans
    • Describe DNA synthesis and gene expression
    • Describe the cell cycle and cell cycle progression
    • Describe mutagenesis and carcinogenesis


    Full Year (19 February 2024 - 8 November 2024)

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    This paper is taught On Campus
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