Exam in Medical Use of Radiation

Education

MSc Programme in Biomedical Engineering

ECTS
5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Other, 4 timer
Written take-home exam, 4 hours
Aid
All aids allowed
Marking scale
passed/not passed
Censorship form
No external censorship
Criteria for exam assessment

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

Single subject courses (day)

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 50
  • Preparation
  • 101
  • Practical exercises
  • 30
  • Exercises
  • 26
  • Project work
  • 68
  • English
  • 275

Kursusinformation

Language
English
Course number
SMTK20004E
ECTS
5 ECTS
Programme level
Full Degree Master
Duration

1 semester

Placement
Autumn
Schedulegroup
-
Capacity
Please see course description SMTK20003U
Studyboard
Study board from DTU
Contracting department
  • Department of Clinical Medicine
Contracting faculty
  • Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Course Coordinator
  • Liselotte Højgaard   (19-6e6b75676e71767667306a71676c6963637466427467696b71706a30666d)
Programme secretary: Lotte Andersen, lotte.andersen@sund.ku.dk
Exams Coordinator: Hanne Niebe Thomsen:hanith@sund.ku.dk

Phone: 35 32 71 04
Web: http:/​/​sund.ku.dk/​uddannelse/​vejledning-information/​studieservice/​
Saved on the 22-04-2021

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