Bachelor's degree in Radiology Techniques for Imaging and Radiotherapy (to qualify as a medical radiology technician) (Verona)

Nuclear medicine - APPARECCHIATURE DI MEDICINA NUCLEARE, GAMMA CAMERA, PET - CONTROLLI DI QUALITA'

Course code
4S01772
Name of lecturer
Stefania Guariglia
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
ING-INF/07 - ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC MEASUREMENT
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
lez 3 anno 1 semestre RAD dal Nov 23, 2015 al Jan 29, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

lez 3 anno 1 semestre RAD

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Learning outcomes

To provide basic knowledge on the equipment currently used in a nuclear medicine department, as Mo99/Tc-99m and Ge68/Ga68 generators, dose calibrators, gamma cameras, PET scanners and relative quality assurance programme.

Syllabus

Nuclear medicine: general concepts.
Rodionuclide production: nuclera reactor, cyclotron and generator
Scintillation detectors
Gamma camera: collimator, detectors, PMT and electronic components.
Gamma camera calibration and quality assurance
Pet tomography: physics concepts, tomograph architecture, quality assurance
Gas detector
Dose calibrator
Scattering and attenuation correction in imaging reconstruction
Thyroid uptake system and quality assurance
Intraoperative probes and quality assurance

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016






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