Course: Conventional radiological imaging procedures 1

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Course title Conventional radiological imaging procedures 1
Course code KAZ/KRZP1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
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
  • Baxa Jan, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Nedbal Pavel, Mgr. Bc. DiS.
Course content
Lectures: 1. History of radiation. 2. Primary, secondary and extrafocal radiation. 3. Properties of X-ray and influence of X-ray quality. 4. Projection and geometric aspects of design techniques. 5. Instrumentation - X-ray equipment, tools. 6. Secondary screens and protective equipment. 7. Origin, formation and X-ray image quality, factors affecting its quality. 8. Film material, film programmes, processing of film material and technical defects of radiographs, archiving and communication systems. 9. Other imaging and recording options - sciascopy, tomography, digital records, memory luminescent film, direct digital radiography. 10. Telemedicine, PACS. 11. Densitometry and sensitometry. 12. Radiation protection of patients and staff. 13. Contrast agents - classification, history. 14. Contrast agents - properties, adverse reactions. 15. Pharmaradiodiagnostics.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Contact hours - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 23 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
A graduate is able to enumerate properties of X ray radiation and a way of x-ray utilization in radiodiagnostics. He/she is able to define various ways of X-ray imaging, to master basics of radiation hygiene and basic differences in X-ray instruments and equipment. He/she is able to explain modern ways of generation of X-ray imagination.
teaching methods
assessment methods
Recommended literature
  • Cater, Ch., Veale, B. Digital Radiography and PACS. Mosby, 2009.
  • Fauber, Terry. Introduction to Radiologic Technoloogy. Mosby, 2006.
  • Franěk, M., Třetinová, D. Praktická skiagrafie I. 1. vyd.. Ostrava: Ostrav. univerzita, 2009.
  • 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. Vybrané kapitoly z konvenční radiologie. Ostrava. Ostrav. univerzita, 2005.
  • Torres, Lillian, Dutton, A., G. Patient Care Imaging Technology. William&Wilkins, 2009.
  • 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 (2012) Health service 1 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Radiological Assistant (2016) Health service 1 Winter