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Clinical studies 4 (4 points)
Leader: Associate Professor Marilyn Baird
Synopsis: This unit facilitates student involvement in treatment or simulation of a patient that requires breast or chest wall irradiation and in treatment or simulation of a patient for lung or oesophageal cancer. It facilitates student involvement in the treatment or simulation of a patient for either gynaecological or testicular cancer and in the treatment or simulation of a patient with a sarcoma involving the extremities. Finally the unit addresses the role that various image modalities have for radiation therapy.
Assessment: Reflective case notes: 20% + Practical skills assessment: 40% + Dose distribution calculation exercises: 10% + Two assignments: 30%
Off-campus attendance requirements: Placement for 14 continuous weeks in a clinical Radiotherapy Department (5 weeks academic credit, 9 weeks professional credit).
Prerequisites: Successful completion of all units in year 1 of the course
Australian Government Requirements for International Students - CRICOS Provider Number: 00008C
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