MEDICAL IMAGING FOR RADIOTHERAPY
Aim of the course is to provide the basics of the principal imaging diagnostic techniques and their indications, as well as a brief outline of the techniques and use of radiotherapy
Identification of health care interventions in pre-, intra-, and postoperative phases of the principal abdominal and pelvic surgical operations.
Identification of intra- and interprofessional relationships in the management of the clinical practice.
Knowledge of methodological principles and planning of education of patient and caregiver.
AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
Knowledge of physical principles of imaging diagnostic techniques and radiotherapy
Knowledge of the basics of radioprotection of the patient, caregiver, and exposed professional
Knowledge of necessary precautions for the patient, caregiver, and professional exposed to high magnetic fields (MR)
Knowledge of contraindications and precautions in the use of contrast media; knowledge of symptoms of allergic reactions to contrast media and devices to be used in case of appearance of these symptoms
Knowledge of modalities of preparation of the patient for the prescribed imaging diagnostic examination
Knowledge of the role of the different imaging techniques in the most common pediatric diseases
Basic knowledge of radiotherapy techniques and their principal indications in children
Brief outline of the physical principles and image formation techniques of imaging diagnostics:
Ionizing radiation techniques
Diagnostic and interventional angiography
Non-ionizing radiation techniques
Brief outline of radiotherapy
Basics of radioprotection
Principles of the nature and use of contrast media
Preparation of the patient for the principal imaging diagnostic examinations
Indications and role of the principal imaging diagnostic techniques in the most common pediatric diseases
AB Wolbarst. Looking within. University of California Press
LAURA FORNONI (President)
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Oral test; multiple choice test
(evaluation based on a 30-point scale)
Evaluation based on oral test and multiple choice test of the ability to manage a simulated problem