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RADT122 Anatomy and Imaging

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.

Paper title Anatomy and Imaging
Paper code RADT122
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.2666
Points 32 points
Teaching period Full Year (20 February 2023 - 10 November 2023) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,345.01
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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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

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Full Year (20 February 2023 - 10 November 2023)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system