Radiotherapeutic Oncology

Course Information
TitleΑΚΤΙΝΟΘΕΡΑΠΕΥΤΙΚΗ ΟΓΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Radiotherapeutic Oncology
CodeΙΑ0382
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolMedicine
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorIoannis Tzitzikas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID200000020

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2014-2019)

Registered students: 49
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses952

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600150177
SectionInstructors
1. ΕΡΓ. ΑΚΤΙΝΟΘΕΡΑΠΕΥΤΙΚΗΣ ΟΓΚΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • ΙΑ0366 Introduction to Pathological Physiology
  • ΙΑ0247 Diagnostic Imaging 1
  • ΙΑ0279 Medical Physics
  • ΙΑ0320 Internal Medicine I
  • ΙΑ0345 Surgery I
  • ΙΑ0351 ENT
  • ΙΑ0413 General Anatomy
  • ΙΑ0414 HISTOLOGY
Learning Outcomes
Following successfully completing tis course, the student will be able to suggest the possibility of neoplastic disease, to differentialy diagnose a persistent neoplastic disease from common pathology, to select diagnostic methods appropriate for staging of the disease and suggest therapeutic approaches, to discern the role of different therapeutic specialties, and will have acquired basic knowledge of radiotherapy. In addition, the student will be in a position to evaluate the risk to benefit ratio of the available therapeutic options.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Keywords
radiation oncology, cancer diagnosis, anticancer therapy, radiotherapy amplification, toxicity
Educational Material Types
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures501.9
Exams20.1
Total522
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
33154062 Κυρ. Πιστεύου-Γομπάκη (2013) Αρχές Ακτινοθεραπευτικής Ογκολογίας. University Studio Press
Additional bibliography for study
Hoppe, Phillips, Roach (2014) Textbook of Radiation Oncology. ELSEVIER Saunders Carlos A. Perez, Luther W. Brady (2019) Principles and practice of Radiation Oncology. Wolters Kluwer
Last Update
21-07-2020