Diagnostic imagining and radiotherapy (qualifying activity)

A.Y. 2019/2020
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide students with:
i) the ability to correctly propose the various diagnostic procedures by image, even with radionuclides;
ii) the ability to evaluate the cost / benefit ratios in the choice of diagnostic procedures;
iii) knowledge of the correct therapeutic applications of interventional radiology and of nuclear medicine;
iv) the knowledge of radiobiological principles of ionizing radiation as well as the clinical indications of radiation therapy in oncology;
v) knowledge of the principles of radio protection.
Expected learning outcomes
i) must interpret the diagnostic imaging reports;
ii) are able to propose the correct diagnostic and therapeutic procedures;
iii) are able to understand the biological effects of ionizing radiation and how applying them to the treatment of the more frequent neoplastic diseases.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Course syllabus
Professional activities pursue and are an integral part of the objectives and results of the learning expected from teaching, as they confer the skills and abilities useful for applying knowledge in clinical practice.
Prerequisites for admission
Physics examination
Anatomy examination
General pathology examination
Teaching methods
Attendance rooms of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy.
Teaching Resources
Cittadini. Diagnostica per immagini e radioterapia
Giorgio Cittadini, Giuseppe Cittadini
Editore: Edra
Assessment methods and Criteria
Oral examination on the items described during classes
MED/36 - IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY - University credits: 3
Professional training: 75 hours