GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF CLINICAL SCIENCES PROGRAM IN RADIOLOGY

 

Course Descriptions

CORRELATED BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

To give a broad review of the correlated basic sciences with emphasis on their practical application in the different specialties of medicine.

ENGLISH FOR MEDICAL GRADUATES

To improve spoken English with emphasis on the use of the Language in the medical setting and the daily life.

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION IN MEDICAL PRACTICE

To study the principles and laws of organization management, personnel management, civil service regulation, budgeting and human relations relevant to medical practice.

RADIATION PHYSICS

Basic principles of nuclear physics, interaction of radiation and particles with matter, basic principle of equipments and diagnostic imaging, nuclear medicine and radiotherapy, calibration and monitoring of the equipments including quality control, calculation of the dose distribution in the patient, computer applications in radiology, radiation safety procedures.

RADIOBIOLOGY

The effects of radiation at subcellular to organic level of living organisms, kinetics of tumor cells and normal tissues, tissue radiosensitivity, factors modifying radiation response, new radiation modalities, rationales of combine radiation treatment with other modalities, application of radiobiology in radiotherapy, basic molecular biology.

RADIATION ONCOLOGY

Epidemiology, natural history, pathology, prognosis and staging of common cancers, radiation therapy for cancer, multidisciplinary approach, sequelae of cancer treatment, equipments and techniques of radiation treatment.

NUCLEAR MEDICINE

Basic principle in diagnostic nuclear medicine, bone mineral density measurement, determination of hormones, tumor markers and other substances using radioimmunoassay and related technique, nuclear medicine therapy.

DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING I

Principles, indications, limitations and complications of diagnostic imaging procedures including interventional radiology; diagnosis of common diseases.

DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING II

Practical experiences in performing diagnostic imaging Procedures; practical experiences in image interpretation.