MEDICAL IMAGING TECHNIQUES
Associate TR-NQF-HE: Level 5 QF-EHEA: Short Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 5

Ders Genel Tanıtım Bilgileri

Course Code: TGT103
Ders İsmi: Physics İn Radiological Imaging
Ders Yarıyılı: Fall
Ders Kredileri:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
2 0 2 3
Language of instruction: TR
Ders Koşulu:
Ders İş Deneyimini Gerektiriyor mu?: No
Type of course: Necessary
Course Level:
Associate TR-NQF-HE:5. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:Short Cycle EQF-LLL:5. Master`s Degree
Mode of Delivery: E-Learning
Course Coordinator : Dr.Öğr.Üyesi Naile DÖLEK
Course Lecturer(s): Öğr.Gör. Aslı ARSLAN
Course Assistants:

Dersin Amaç ve İçeriği

Course Objectives: The aim of this course is; To teach students the physical principles that are the basis of radiological imaging.
Course Content: Introduction to radiation physics; Atom; History of radiation, excitation and ionization; Nuclear energy knowledge; Radioactivity concepts; Half life times; Electromagnetic waves; Fragmentation principles in radiation; Dose in radiation; PET MR with gamma cameras and PET CT.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Learning Outcomes
1 - Knowledge
Theoretical - Conceptual
1) Can define radiation. Can establish a relationship with physics.
2) Knows when and how radiation is used in science. Has knowledge about the basic concepts of radiation, excitation and ionization.
3) Has knowledge of nuclear energy, has knowledge about energy levels and binding energies.
4) Defines radioactivity, has knowledge about radioactive materials. Define radioactive decay and radioactive series.
5) Knows the difference between radiation and artificial radiation. Tells the concept of half life.
6) Has the knowledge of electromagnetic waves and ionizing radiation.
7) Has knowledge about Alpha, Beta and Gamma decays as well as radioactive degradation principles.
8) Radiation dose units have knowledge of method and device used in dose determination. He has an introductory knowledge of Geiger probe and gamma cameras.
2 - Skills
Cognitive - Practical
3 - Competences
Communication and Social Competence
Learning Competence
Field Specific Competence
Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility

Ders Akış Planı

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to the Course- Introduction to Radiation Physics
2) Atom and Atomic Structure
3) History of Radiation Physics, Excitation, Ionization Concepts
4) Nuclear Energy Levels, Nuclear Binding Energies
5) Radioactivity and Radioactivity Concepts
6) Radioactive Decay and Radioactive Series
7) Radiation, Artificial Radiation and Half-Life Times
8) Midterms
9) Electromagnetic Waves
10) Ionizing Radiation
11) Alpha, Beta and Gamma Decays
12) Radioactive Fragmentation Principles, Fragmentation Formula and Degradation Constant
13) Radiation Dose Units, Dose Calibrators, Radiation Detectors
14) Field Monitor, Geiger Müller Probe
15) Introduction to Gamma Camera, PET CT and PET MRI
16) Final Exams

Sources

Course Notes / Textbooks: Ders notları dersin öğretim elemanı tarafından verilecektir. / Course notes are given by lecturer.
References: Yok / None

Ders - Program Öğrenme Kazanım İlişkisi

Ders Öğrenme Kazanımları

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Program Outcomes
1) It has basic theoretical and applied knowledge about medical imaging techniques. It has knowledge of the ethical framework related to medical imaging applications.
2) Uses basic theoretical and applied knowledge about medical imaging techniques.
3) Expresses herself effectively by using information and communication technologies related to the field of medical imaging and communicating both verbally and in writing.
4) Critically evaluate the basic knowledge and skills acquired in medical imaging techniques; identifies their needs for learning and has the competence to direct their own learning.
5) It monitors the developments in the agenda of the society and the world in the field of health and evaluates them with a sense of social responsibility. Knows the working principles of Radiodiagnostic, Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy devices, distinguishes their parts and uses these devices in accordance with the instructions for use. Performs the examination in accordance with the procedures of radiodiagnostic and nuclear medicine imaging methods. Implements the radiotherapy treatment planned by the radiation physicist with the instruction of the Radiotherapy Specialist. It processes images obtained with radiodiagnostic, nuclear medicine imaging techniques and performs film printing. Evaluates the images obtained by radiodiagnostic and nuclear medicine imaging techniques in terms of radiographic quality. Knows the precautions to be taken against radiation in the working environment and applies the principles of radiation safety. As a medical imaging technician, he knows the laws, regulations, legislation and professional ethical rules related to his duties, rights and responsibilities and acts in accordance with these rules.
6) Carries out a given task independently by using the basic knowledge of medical imaging applications.

Ders - Öğrenme Kazanımı İlişkisi

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
           
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) It has basic theoretical and applied knowledge about medical imaging techniques. It has knowledge of the ethical framework related to medical imaging applications. 5
2) Uses basic theoretical and applied knowledge about medical imaging techniques. 5
3) Expresses herself effectively by using information and communication technologies related to the field of medical imaging and communicating both verbally and in writing. 5
4) Critically evaluate the basic knowledge and skills acquired in medical imaging techniques; identifies their needs for learning and has the competence to direct their own learning. 5
5) It monitors the developments in the agenda of the society and the world in the field of health and evaluates them with a sense of social responsibility. Knows the working principles of Radiodiagnostic, Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy devices, distinguishes their parts and uses these devices in accordance with the instructions for use. Performs the examination in accordance with the procedures of radiodiagnostic and nuclear medicine imaging methods. Implements the radiotherapy treatment planned by the radiation physicist with the instruction of the Radiotherapy Specialist. It processes images obtained with radiodiagnostic, nuclear medicine imaging techniques and performs film printing. Evaluates the images obtained by radiodiagnostic and nuclear medicine imaging techniques in terms of radiographic quality. Knows the precautions to be taken against radiation in the working environment and applies the principles of radiation safety. As a medical imaging technician, he knows the laws, regulations, legislation and professional ethical rules related to his duties, rights and responsibilities and acts in accordance with these rules. 5
6) Carries out a given task independently by using the basic knowledge of medical imaging applications. 5