Medical Physics

Course Information
TitleΙΑΤΡΙΚΗ ΦΥΣΙΚΗ / Medical Physics
CodeΒΙ0108
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorStylianos Stoulos
CommonNo
StatusInactive
Course ID40000579

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600036299
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will: 1. understand the process radiation deposit energy into matter, 2. will understand what is natural radiation dose units 3. they understand that we have to bear the physical dose with quality agents radiation in order to be associated with biological effects of radiation. 4. they understand the need for radiation protection rules and the principles 5. We will learn about the biological effects of radiation and results in society and to each member individually.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Isotopes-Production: isotopes used in Medicine, Special requirements of isotopes used in medicine, isotope production, concentration of the isotope, half-life (total time = + natural biological elimination half-life isotope) · Imaging: Detecting radiation - image formation, collimators, resolution of image-criteria method comparison. · Treatment: Isotopes (60Co, brachytherapy) Medical accelerators (construction-beam photon-producing reactions (X-ray radiation-braking), guides, measurement of the dose. · Protection against radiation: Principles of radiation protection and international regulations.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Project
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Final written exam: students are invited to reply in writing to a number of issues on the matter of the course. Develop and presentations using Power Point. The tasks are optional and improve the student's score on the written exam.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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Last Update
18-11-2015