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.

2021S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

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 its 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 radiation 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 the interaction of ionising radiation with matter
  • distinguish 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 (distance learning)

Mode of examination

Oral

Additional information

As a student of this cours you will find the *.pdf in TISS and TUWEL. The Zoom Session will be available for 60 days.

Lecturers

Institute

Examination modalities

oral exam (in SS 2021 online)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
04.03.2021 00:00 10.07.2021 23:59

Curricula

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

basics in radiation physics

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses

Language

German