Course: Conventional radiological imaging procedures

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Course title Conventional radiological imaging procedures
Course code KAZ/KRZM2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Svobodová Andrea, Mgr.
  • Adámková Jindřiška, Mgr. DiS.
Course content
1. X-ray examination methods of the chest skeleton and the lungs 2. Projection of the lungs and the chest skeleton 3. Projection of parts of the upper extremity ? fingers, hand, wrist, forearm 4. Projection of parts of the upper extremity ? elbow, arm, shoulder, shoulder blade 5. Projection of parts of the lower extremity ? toes, foot, ankle, crus 6. Projection of parts of the lower extremity - knee, thigh, hip, SI 7. Projection of the spine ? cervical, thoracic areas 8. Projection of the spine ? lumbar, coccygeal areas 9. Projection of the skull ? cranium, temporal bones 10. Projection of the skull ? jaws, nose, eye hole, optic canal, VDN 11. Projection of the abdominal area

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 30 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 22 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
A successful student should be able to list X-ray properties and explain their utilisation in radiodiagnostics, to define various X-ray projection methods, to carry out projection techniques while respecting the rules of the radiation hygiene, to perform independently skiagraphy tasks, and to organize work in the examination unit.
teaching methods
Interactive lecture
assessment methods
Skills demonstration during practicum
Recommended literature
  • Cater, Ch., Veale, B. Digital Radiography and PACS. Mosby, 2009.
  • Fauber, Terry. Introduction to Radiologic Technoloogy. Mosby, 2006.
  • Frank, E., Long, B. Merril´s Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures. Mosby.
  • Chudáček, Z. Radiodiagnostika.
  • McQuillen-Martensen, Kathy. Radiographic image analysis. 3rd ed. St. Louis : Saunders/Elsevier, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4377-0336-8.
  • Nekula, J. a spol. Radiologie. . , 2001. ISBN .
  • Nekula,J., Chmelová, J. vybrnaé kapitoly z konvenční radiologie. Ostrava: Ostrav. univerzita, 2005.
  • Torres, Lillian S.; Dutton, Andrea Guillen; Linn-Watson, TerriAnn. Patient care in imaging technology. 7th ed. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010. ISBN 978-0-7817-7183-2.
  • Válek, V. a kol. Moderní diagnostické metody II. část: Výpočetní tomografie. Brno: IDV PZ, 1995.
  • Vyhnálek, L. a kol. Radiodiagnostika: Kapitoly z klinické praxe 1. vyd.. Praha: Grada, 1998. ISBN 80-7169-240-9.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Care Studies Radiological Assistant (1) Health service 1 Summer