Course: Nuclear medicine

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Course title Nuclear medicine
Course code KAZ/NUME3
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
  • Blažková Markéta, Ing.
  • Mařík Karel, Mgr.
  • Ferda Jiří, Doc. MUDr. PhD.
  • Malán Alexander, MUDr.
Course content
Contents of lectures: Scintigraphic methods in nephrology ? phasic scintigraphy of kidneys and its modification. Coptopril and Furosemid tests, static scintigraphy of kidneys. Transplantology, scintigraphy of peritoneal cavity. CNS examination- perfusion scintigraphy of the brain, indications, establishing the brain death, establishing the liquor escape. Overview of oncologic methodologies, indications, mechanisms of projection of the tu process, immunoscintigraphy, mammoscintigraphy, scintigraphy of pulmonary tumours. Peak height modality PET/CT ? the basic principle of the method, organisation of the workplace, indication and practical use in oncology, neurology and cardiology. Diagnostics of the gastrointestinal tract, evacuation of the stomach, scintigraphy of the bile ducts, static scintigraphy of livers and spleen, detection of hepatic haemangioma, detection of bleeding into the GIT. Contents of exercises: Phasic scintigraphy of kidneys ? practised, preparation of a patient for a CNT examination, scintigraphy of bones ? practised, mammoscintigraphy ? practised, evacuation of the stomach ? practised. Practical tasks in PET/CT examinations, operating the device, work with the contrast medium, principles of safety, risks associated with the examination.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Practicum
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 12 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 40 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 3 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Radiological Assistant (1) Health service 3 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Radiological Assistant (2016) Health service 3 Winter