RADIOTHERAPY AND ONCOLOGY 3

SHE Level 3
SCQF Credit Points 20.00
ECTS Credit Points 10.00
Module Code M3B826021
Module Leader Jennifer Turnbull
School School of Health and Life Sciences
Subject Diagnostic Imaging
Trimester
  • B (January start)

Pre-Requisite Knowledge

Normally, completion of level 2 of the programme.

Summary of Content

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Syllabus

-426 1. The aetiological, -1 epidemiological, pathological, histological -1 features of -1 cancers of -1 the -1 following -1 sites: -1 Paediatric Cancers, Central -1 Nervous -1 System, Endocrine -1 System, -1 Skin, -1 Blood and Lymphatics, Connective Tissues, Male Reproductive Organs. -426-1 2. Global perspectives on -1 the -1 clinical management and -1 supportive -1 care of patents -1 with -1 cancers of -1 the -1 following -1 sites: -1 Paediatric C ancers, Central -1 Nervous -1 System, Endocrine -1 System, -1 Skin, -1 Blood and Lymphatics, Connective Tissues, Male Reproductive Organs. -426 3. Rationale -1 for -1 specialist -1 care pathway and management of paediatric patents

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:1. Describe the features of tumours of the: Central Nervous System, Endocrine System, Skin, Blood and Lymphatics, Connective Tissues, Male Reproductive Organs.2. Discuss and assess the treatment management of tumours of the: Central Nervous System, Endocrine System, Skin, Blood and Lymphatics, Connective Tissues, Male Reproductive Organs.3. Discuss the features of childhood cancer and evaluate the treatment management in a global context.

Teaching / Learning Strategy

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Indicative Reading

Radiotherapy and Physics -360b7 Barrett A, Dobbs J., Morris S., Roques T. (2009) Practical Radiotherapy Planning 4th Edition, London, Hodder Arnold ebook b7 Bushong, Stewart Carlyle. (2017) Radiologic science for technologists: physics, biology, and protection. 11th ed. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier. b7 Cherry, Pam. & Duxbury, Angela. (2009) Practical radiotherapy: physics and equipment. 2nd ed. Wiley-Blackwell. b7 Dieterich, Sonja et al. (2016) Practical radiation oncology physics: a companion to Gunderson & Tepper's clinical radiation oncology. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier. b7 Ellis, Harold et al. (2015) Human sectional anatomy atlas of body sections, CT and MRI images. 4th ed. Hoboken: CRC Press. b7 Graham, Donald T. et al. (2011) Principles and applications of radiological physics . 6th edition. Edinburgh;: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier. b7 Hoskin, Peter. (2013) External beam therapy. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. b7 Neal, Anthony J. & Hoskin, Peter J. (2009) Clinical oncology basic principles and practice. 4th ed. Hodder Education. b7 Levy (2010) Radiation Therapy- Study Guide and Exam Review. Missouri, Elsevier b7 Rankin J., Robb K., Murtagh N, Cooper J (2008) Rehabilitation in Cancer Care Blackwell Oxford b7 Sibtain, Amen. et al. (2012) Physics for clinical oncology. Oxford: Oxford University Press. b7 Symonds, Paul. et al. (2012) Walter and Miller's Textbook of radiotherapy: radiation physics, therapy, and oncology. 7th ed. Elsevier. b7 Tobias, Jeffrey & Hochhauser, Daniel (2015) Cancer and its management. Seventh edition. Chichester, England: Wiley Blackwell. b7 Washington, Charles M. & Leaver, Dennis T. (2016) Principles and practice of radiation therapy. Fourth edition. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier Mosby. Anatomy -360b7 Bridge, Pete & Tipper, David J. (2017) CT anatomy for radiotherapy. Second edition. Keswick, Cumbria: M & K Update Ltd. b7 Ellis, Harold et al. (2015) Human sectional anatomy atlas of body sections, CT and MRI images. 4th ed. Hoboken: CRC Press. b7 Moore, Keith L. et al. (2014) Essential clinical anatomy. 5th ed. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. b7 Spratt, Jonathan D. (2017) Weir & Abrahams' imaging atlas of human anatomy . 5th ed. New York: Elsevier Limited. b7 Waugh, Anne et al. (2018) Ross & Wilson anatomy and physiology in health and illness. 13th edition. Edinburgh: Elsevier Health Sciences. Journals -360b7 International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology and Physics b7 British Journal of Radiology b7 Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology b7 Clinical Oncology b7 Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice Websites: -360b7 Royal College or Radiologists: https://www.rcr.ac.uk/ <https://www.rcr.ac.uk/> b7 Society of Radiographers: http://www.sor.org/ <http://www.sor.org/> b7 Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine: https://www.ipem.ac.uk/ <https://www.ipem.ac.uk/> b7 American Association of Physicists in Medicine: http://www.aapm.org/ <http://www.aapm.org/> b7 Health and Care Professions Council <https://www.hcpc-uk.org/> b7 Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines http://www.SIGN.ac.uk/guidelines/published/index.html <http://www.sign.ac.uk/guidelines/published/index.html> b7 NICE <http://www.nice.org.uk> b7 European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) www.esmo.org <http://www.esmo.org> Apps: e- Anatomy: e-Anatomy. Montpellier, France: IMAIOS.

Transferrable Skills

Transferrable skills associated with this module are: ICT skills, teamwork and interpersonal skills, problem solving, critical thinking, clinical reasoning, collaboration and communication skills; task prioritisaton and time management skills; academic writing.

Module Structure

Activity Total Hours
Tutorials (FT) 14.00
Independent Learning (FT) 126.00
Assessment (FT) 30.00
Lectures (FT) 30.00

Assessment Methods

Component Duration Weighting Threshold Description
Exam 01 2.00 60.00 35% Exams Office Exam
Course Work 01 0.00 40.00 35% Electronic Presentation (online) and supportive notes - 5 minutes and 1500 words