MMR5022 - Clinical studies 5
4 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.0833333 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Leader(s): Ms Caroline Wright
This unit facilitates student involvement in treatment or simulation of a patient for head and neck cancer, and a patient for primary brain tumour. The unit facilitates student involvement in the treatment or simulation of a patient for prostate cancer, and a patient for a haematological disease. Finally the unit addresses the impact that asymmetric jaws or MLCs have on clinical practice.
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to demonstrate appropriate professional assistance in the delivery of the treatment and or simulation to a patient with:
- radical and palliative thorax
- radical and palliative pelvis
- radical and palliative extremities
- haematological disease
- simulation principles in the application of a treatment
- principles of landmarking, palpation and tattooing pertinent to the particular treatment methods
- dosimetric and quality assurance procedures in relation to the cancers being treated
- appropriate and profession interactions with patients and their families or carers
Reflective case notes (30%)
Practical Clinical skills assessment (30%)
3,000 word assignment (40%).
Off-campus attendance requirements
Placement for 14 continuous weeks in a clinical Radiotherapy Department (5 weeks academic credit, 9 weeks professional credit).