Postgraduate course

Multimodal imaging in modern surgical oncology

  • ECTS credits3
  • Teaching semesterSpring
  • Course codeELMED318
  • Number of semesters1
  • Resources

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course the student should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


The student ..

* has a basic understanding of cancer imaging with radioactive tracers

* understands the principles behind different treatment strategies for newly diagnosed malignant melanoma and thyroid cancer


The student ..

* can apply current treatment and diagnostic guidelines to a given patient

* can visualize and interpret PET/CT in dedicated software

* can work out a surgical treatment plan for newly diagnosed malignant melanoma and thyroid cancer

* can take a fine needle biopsy of palpable suspect nodules in malignant melanoma

* can write a requisition for pathology examination

* can take and handle biopsies, label them and dispatch them in the correct medium

General competence

The student ..

* treat patients with empathy and respect

* can take into account patient preferences when choosing a treatment plan