Introduction to Anatomy, Physiology and Oncology for international students
6 credits cr.
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The course gives an introduction to anatomy, physiology and oncology and prepares you for clinical work as a medical physicist. After the course you will be able to account for the construction and function of the human body. You will also have basic knowledge in oncology.
In this course you study the anatomy of the human body and learn the Greek and Latin names of important organs. Additionally you get basic knowledge about the human physiology, You also study how tumors develop and are classified och learn the basic principles of cancer epidemiology.
Teaching during the spring term 2021
Teaching will be done remotely. The course includes planned exercise sessions in small groups on campus. The course is examined through a written and oral remote exams.
The course is using the Athena learning platform.
The course is given at daytime and is part of the Master's Programme in Medical Physics. It can also be taken as a freestanding course.
The teaching format consists of lectures and teacher guided exercises where you work with anatomic models. Demonstrations of clinically active radiologists is also provided.
The course is examined through a written test (not compulsory) and a written exam.
Emely Kjellsson Lindblom
Phone: +468 553 787 29
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
- Tortora and Derrickson: Tortora’s Principles of Anatomy and Physiology