DIAGNOSTICS OF IMAGES AND RADIOLOGY (B)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
This course aims to let the students know and understand basic elements of techniques, semeiotic, and clinical indications of the imaging techniques for the assessment of the main thoracic, abdominal, and central nervous system. It also aims to let the students achieve both knowledge and comprehension of the imaging techniques to be used for the assessement of the major body disorders.
At the end of this course, students will have to combine their knowledge in anatomy, pathology and clinical data to prove their comprehension of the following items:
- basic notion of imaging techniques and radioprotection
-clinical indications for various imaging techniques for the assessment of several diseases
- basic imaging features of various diseases
Pathological anatomy examination passed
Course contents summary
In the first part of this course, several imaging techniques will be described: conventional radiography, ultrasound, mammography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance, and angiography. In the second part of the course, the major clinical applications and the imaging features of the main thoracic, abdominal, mussculoskeletal, vascular, and central nervous system disorders will be discussed.
Diagnostica per Immagini e Radioterapia. Cittadini, Cittadini, Sardanelli. Ed: Ecig
Torricelli - Manuale di Diagnostica per Immagini - Esculapio Medicina
Lectures, small group activities at the radiologic centres of the Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Parma
Assessment methods and criteria
The proof of the achievements of the course objectives will be obtained by a written test. Specific questions related to what discussed during this course will ascertain if the students have achieved both knowledge and comprehension of the course issues. Students will have to demonstrate their ability in applying the achieved knowledge through exemplifying clinical cases.