Course: Nuclear medicine

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Course title Nuclear medicine
Course code KAZ/NUME1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
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
  • Mařík Karel, Mgr.
  • Ferda Jiří, Doc. MUDr. PhD.
  • Blažková Markéta, Ing.
  • Malán Alexander, MUDr.
Course content
Contents of lectures: Historical development of the specialisation, its definition, expected developmental trends. Radio medical drugs ? definition, classification, physical characteristics, mechanisms of their accumulation in tissues, radioactive transformation, the interaction of ionising radiation with the environment, production of radio nuclides for nuclear medicine. Safety of work with ionising radiation, protection from radiation of the staff and patients, dosimetry. Contents of the exercises: Organisation and techniques of work with radioactive material, protection form radiation of the staff and patients, issues pertaining safety of work with the radio medical drugs, categorization of workplaces, dosimetry, biologic effects of ionising radiation, monitoring of the workplace, emergency and accident regulations, devices for taking measurements in vitro and in vivo.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Practicum
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 25 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 27 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students have all the necessary knowledge for work with radio medical drugs, devices and equipment within the specialisation. They adapt and obey the necessary practices for work in ionising environment. They can describe all contemporary examination methods and their practical application in clinical medicine. Their can work independently, without professional supervision. They are able to carry out all projection and non-projection static and dynamic examination methods used in nuclear medicine.
teaching methods
assessment methods
Recommended literature
  • Urbánek, J. a kol. Nukleární medicína.

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 2 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Radiological Assistant (2016) Health service 2 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Radiological Assistant (1) Health service 2 Winter