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180.650.01 FUNDAMENTALS OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTITIONERS

Term: 2nd term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Bruce Trock
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructor:
Description:

Lectures by current practitioners of cancer prevention control in clinical oncology cover the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention/screening measures used for cancers such as lung, breast, prostate, colon/rectal, etc.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the manner of disease presentation, and treatment approaches for major cancers
Explain the major differences in prevention studies as compared to treatment studies
Define controversies in treatment, screening, and risk assessment
Assess whether science is making progress against cancer

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on two exams.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Thursday 5:30 - 8:00
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students
For consent, contact: btrock@jhmi.edu
Prerequisite:

Basic epidemiology and toxicology useful, but not required

Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail