Clinical Concepts III

Course Description

Current principle and practice of treatment for cancers of the genitourinary, lymphoreticular, musculoskeletal, integumentary, hematopoietic, endocrine systems and pediatric cancers are emphasized.

Learning Outcomes

  • Given a clinical scenario determine the most effective overall treatment plan for cancers of the genitourinary, lymphoreticular, musculoskeletal, integumentary, hematopoietic, endocrine systems and pediatric cancers.
  • Determine the most appropriate beam modifiers, immobilization devices and set-up devices to use for cancers of the geitourinary, lyphoreticular, musculoskeletal, integumentary, hematopoietic, endocrine systems and pediatric cancers given cancer stage, histology, and grade.
  • Determine the most appropriate beam energy doses for cancers of the genitourinary, lymphoereticular, musculoskeletal, integumentary, hematopoietic, endocrine systems and pediatric cancers given a cancer stage, histology, and grade.
  • Determine the most appropriate treatment techniques and modlaieties for cancers of the genitourinary, lymphoreticular, musculoskeletal, integumentary, hemtopoietic, endocrine systems and pediatric cancers. Analyze a given cancer state, histology, and grade.
  • Analyze port films to determine the area being treated and the techniques used.
  • Using the natural history of a particular cancer, determine what structures the treatment field should contain for cancers of the genitourinary, lymphoreticular, musculoskeletal, integumentary, hematopoietic, endocrine systems and pediatric cancers.
  • Evaluate a given treatment plan to determine appropriateness based on cancer type, stage and grade for cancers of the genitourinary, lymphoreticular, musculoskeletal, integumentary, hematopoietic, endocrine systems and pediatric cancers.

Prerequisites

Corequisite

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