Course: Nuclear medicine

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Course title Nuclear medicine
Course code KAZ/NUME4
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: Therapeutic application of the radio medical drugs within nuclear medicine, radiation synovectomy, treatment with radioactive iodine, palliative therapies, Metastron. Application of scintigraphy in paediatrics, used methods, specifics of the child age. Lymphoscintigraphy, detection of the sentinel node in melanomata and carcinomata of breasts. Scintigraphic methods in endocrinology, scintigraphy of the thyroid gland and parathyroids. Practical exercises: The role of paramedics in intraarticular administration of the radio medical drugs, the code of behaviour in in-patient departments of nuclear medicine, co-operation with a child patient, practical realisation of detection of the sentinel node in carcinomata of breasts and in melanomata.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Practicum
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 28 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 40 hours per semester
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
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. Student 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
Oral exam
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 (2016) Health service 3 Summer
Faculty of Health Care Studies Radiological Assistant (2012) Health service 3 Summer