APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNICAL SCIENCES
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Allow students to know and understand the basic concepts of imaging and application areas of radiology. imaging and diagnostic equipment, in addition to the traditional main radiological projections. Furthermore, the concepts of preventive medicine and behaviors to prevent accidents and infections.
Human anatomy and physiology
Course contents summary
Procedures for the implementation of radiological examinations.
Use of conventional equipment and accessories for radiation protection of the patient and the operator.
Basic knowledge of hygiene and hospital infections.
Elements of preventive medicine and hospital-acquired infection.
Application fields of radiology.
The production of X-rays Factors that influence the imaging. The traditional darkroom. The X-ray unit. The traditional X-ray system. An outline of the image digitization.
The student must acquire the basic knowledge on conventional radiology and learn the principles of physical and geometrical production of the radiological image.
The production of X-rays: the X-ray tube, the X-ray beam; systems antidiffusion.
Factors that influence the imaging; geometry of the radiological image, and the image receptor: intensifying screens and film. The X-ray film.
The traditional darkroom and the treatment of X-ray film.
The radiological equipment; generators of high voltage; tables command.
Fluoroscopy, the intensifiers, the television channel.
The X-ray equipment: the traditional stratigraphy, the OPG
The traditional X-ray system: trocoscopic and trocostratigraphic table, wall stand, bench stand and tube wall.
An outline of the image digitization, from the analogical to digital.
Knowledge of the organization. In particular, those who work and what relationships exist between the various professionals present permanently or occasionally.
Material provided by the teacher
Assessment methods and criteria
The assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the course consists of an oral examination. Through questions about the contents of the course will be determined whether the student has achieved the goal of knowledge and understanding of the contents of the different disciplines.