141.A40 Application of ionizing radiation in medicine
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • discuss and interprete basic verbs in medical physics, as activity, dose, equivalent dose, ... and explain their use by examples
  • identify dosimetric questions in medical use and find solutions to be discussed
  • list typical features and machines to be used in disgnostics, nuclear medicine and readiation therapy
  • optionally find motivation for ongoing projets (project work, master thesis, thesis, ...)

Subject of course

after positive examination students are able to:

  • give an overview of the historic introduction
  • list types and properties of ionizing radiation
  • name and interprete interaction with matter
  • distinguis and explain in detail differnt types of detectors
  • be familiar with dosimetry and radiological units
  • name and interprete concepts and methods of diagnostic radiography, nuclear medicine, radiotherapy
  • talk about advanced techniques (proton- and ion-therapy).

Teaching methods

lechture (online, ...)

Mode of examination


Additional information

As a student of this cours you will find the *.pdf in TISS.



Course dates

Mon09:00 - 10:3009.03.2020Seminarraum AI Vorlesungszeiten inkl. Vorbesprechung
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

oral exam (e.g.: online exam)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.02.2020 00:00 11.07.2020 23:59



No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

basics in radiation physics

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses