aVLDO091 Clinical Training in Paediatric Oncology

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
MUDr. Viera Bajčiová, CSc. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Jaroslav Štěrba, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Karel Zitterbart, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Supervisor
prof. MUDr. Jaroslav Štěrba, Ph.D.
Department of Pediatric Oncology - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno (paediatric medicine) - Faculty of Medicine
Supplier department: Department of Pediatric Oncology - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno (paediatric medicine) - Faculty of Medicine (70,00 %), Comprehensive Cancer Care Department - Institutions shared with the Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute - Faculty of Medicine (10,00 %), Department of Radiation Oncology - Institutions shared with the Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute - Faculty of Medicine (20,00 %)
Prerequisites (in Czech)
( aVLFA0822c Pharmacology II -pr. || VLFA0722c Pharmacology IIp ) && ( aVLPD7X31c Pediatrics I - practice || VLPD7X31c Pediatrics-practice )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 10 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 11/10, only registered: 0/10
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the lectures and practical exercises is to acquaint students with the issues of pediatric onkology, age specific differencies of pediatric cancer comparing with adult type of cancer, the basic principles od diagnosis and treatment of pediatric malignant diseases.
Learning outcomes
After finishing the cours student knows:
- the differences of pediatric and adults types of cancer,
- the most frequent types of pediatric malignancies,
- symptoms of pediatric cancer,
- the basic principles of diagnostic procedurs and anticancer treatment.
Syllabus
  • Specific differencies of pediatric cancer (child as a patient, types of childhood cancer and their biology behavior), the most frequent types of childhood cancer, clinical symptoms, diagnostic procedures and principles of therapy, acute toxicity of the treatment, late toxicity, survivors of childhood cancer and quality of life.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • Philip A. Pizzo MD, David G. Poplack MD: Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology, ISBN-13: 978-1605476827
  • Nathan and Oski's Hematology and Oncology of Infancy and Childhood, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-4557-5414-4
  • Abrams, D.: Integrative Oncology, Oxford Univ. Press 2009, ISBN 978-0195309447
Teaching methods
Lecture, practical traning.
Assessment methods
90 % attendance at lectures and practical training, credit
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 30.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017.
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