SMTK17031E  Exam in Medical Use of Radiation

Volume 2017/2018
Education

MSc Programme in Biomedical Engineering

Credit
5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Written examination, 4 hours under invigilation
Written examination, 4 hours under invigilation
Exam registration requirements

Course certificate in Medical Use of Radiation

Aid
All aids allowed

Inklusiv USB

Marking scale
passed/not passed
Censorship form
No external censorship
Exam period

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Re-exam

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Criteria for exam assesment

To pass the exam the student must be able to:

KNOWLEDGE

  • account for rays' interaction with matter in regard to photons
  • account for rays' interaction with matter in regard to particles
  • account for the radio-biological conditions of rays' interaction with matter at the DNA/RNA level, the cellular level and at organ and whole-body levels
  • account for radiation hygiene conditions associated with radiology, nuclear medicine and radiotherapy
  • describe the principle of medical cyclotrons and their use
  • describe X-rays in diagnostic radiology, conventional projection radiography, analogous and digital detector systems, CT scanning
  • describe SPECT and PET scanning, biokinetic models, the whole body counter
  • describe radiotherapy using conventional dose planning and IMRT dose planning.
  • describe models for dose planning, etc.

 

SKILLS

  • calculate internal dosimetry using the MIRD model

 

COMPETENCIES

  • use medical terminology related to diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine and radiotherapy
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 50
  • Practical exercises
  • 30
  • Exercises
  • 26
  • Preparation
  • 101
  • Project work
  • 68
  • Total
  • 275