COURSE UNIT TITLE

: PHYSIOTHERAPY ONCOLOGIC DISEASES

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
FTR 5062 PHYSIOTHERAPY ONCOLOGIC DISEASES ELECTIVE 3 2 0 8

Offered By

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

PROFESSOR DOCTOR SEMA SAVCI

Offered to

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Course Objective

To learn advance physical therapy applications for oncological patients and to improve
interpretation skills by integrating theoretical and practical knowledge

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Identify basic concepts and principals of oncological physical therapy
2   Knows indications and contraindications of oncological physical therapy
3   Knows and apply evidence based assessment techniques
4   Knows and apply evidence based physical therapy techniques
5   knows rehabilitaton teamwork

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 introduction
2 introduction to oncologic introduction
3 Neoplasm and principles
4 chemotherapy and principles
5 radiotherapy and principles
6 oncological surgery and princibles
7 Symptoms of oncological disorders; reasons, assessment and treatment of cancer pain
8 Fatigue;reasons, assessment and treatment
9 Dispinea; reasons, assessment and treatment
10 Physiotherapy assessment and treatment in breast cancer petients
11 Physiotherapy assessment and treatment in lung cancer petients
12 Physiotherapy assessment and treatment in colon rectum cancer petients
13 physiotherapy in pediatric oncological patient
14 role of physical therapy in palliative care

Recomended or Required Reading

Jane rankin (Editor), Karen Robb (Editor), Nicki Murtagh (editor), Jill Cooper
(editor), Sian Lewis (Editor) Rehabilitation in Cancer Care 2008.
Cooper J Occupational Therapy in Oncology and Palliatve Care 2006

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

1) lectures
2) Laboratory studies
3) Problem based learning

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 PRF PERFORMANCE
2 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE PRF


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

To be announced.

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

To be announced.

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 14 3 42
Tutorials 14 2 28
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 14 5 70
Preparing presentations 5 4 20
Preparing assignments 14 3 42
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 202

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4PO.5PO.6PO.7PO.8PO.9
LO.111
LO.211
LO.311
LO.41
LO.51