TDS 210 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Principles and Methods of Cancer Registry
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TDS 210
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to describe the concepts related to canser therapy
  • will be able to explain the data collection resources and ve summarization principles
  • will be able to explain the TNM classification rules and principles of ICD-O coding
  • will be able to describe the written forms of location, morphology, invasion, metastasis of primary malign neoplasms
  • will be able to record cancer cases properly
Course Content

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to the course
2 Cancer Registry System: history, aims, usage. Concepts Related to Cancer Therapy
3 Data collection resources, priciples of summary
4 Introduction to cancer pathology: Basic concepts, Primary location (topography) Morfology/Histology, Metastasis, Recurrens, Invasion
5 Introduction to cancer pathology: Basic concepts. Multiple primary tumors, tumors with unknown primary
6 TNM Classification principles and principles of ICD-O coding and Practice on cancer cases
7 Malign neoplasms. Primary malign neoplasms of breast
8 MIDTERM EXAM
9 Malign neoplasms. Primary malign neoplasms of respiratory system
10 Malign neoplasms. Primary malign neoplasms of head and neck
11 Malign neoplasms. Primary malign neoplasms of female reproductive system
12 Malign neoplasms. Primary malign neoplasms of dermis
13 Cancer statistics; analysis and reporting of cancer incidence data
14 General practice
15 General revision
16 FINAL EXAM

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
15
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
4
10
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
10
Final / Oral Exam
1
12
    Total
130

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have the required contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge in his/her field

X
2

To use the material and technology related to his/her field, and make their maintenance, use the information and communication technologies at basic level

X
3

To have the competency to recognize the problems in his/her field, analyze them, develop evidence-based solutions and have the ability to share their suggestions with others

X
4

To be aware of legal responsibilities, conduct basic studies in her/his field independently

X
5

To communicate with patients, relatives and colleagues properly, comprehensively, honestly and explicitly, transfer his/her thoughts and knowledge through written and oral communication

X
6

To take responsibility as an active team member during the practices in his/her field

X
7

To commentate and evaluate the scientific information with a critical approach by the help of knowledge gained in his/her field

X
8

To comprehend the importance of lifelong learning, to determine and meet her/his learning needs, to develop herself/himself by monitoring the development in science and technology

X
9

To act by considering the universal ethical values, social and cultural characteristics

X
10

To know the concepts of occupational safety, patient safety, environmental protection and quality, and fulfill the requirements

X
11

To be able to follow information in his field and communicate with colleagues in English at least a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level

12

To document the patient information by using medical terminology effectively and efficiently

13

To determine the needs according to the requirements of the service and carry out activities for development in the field of medical documentation and secretariat

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest