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MEDICAL IMAGING FOR RADIOTHERAPY

CODE 67990
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 5 cfu during the 2nd year of 9277 INFERMIERISTICA PEDIATRICA(L/SNT1) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/36
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Aim of the course is to provide the basics of the principal imaging diagnostic techniques and their indications, as well as a brief outline of the techniques and use of radiotherapy

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Identification of health care interventions in pre-, intra-, and postoperative phases of the principal abdominal and pelvic surgical operations.

    Identification of intra- and interprofessional relationships in the management of the clinical practice.

    Knowledge of methodological principles and planning of education of patient and caregiver.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Knowledge of physical principles of imaging diagnostic techniques and radiotherapy

    Knowledge of the basics of radioprotection of the patient, caregiver, and exposed professional

    Knowledge of necessary precautions for the patient, caregiver, and professional exposed to high magnetic fields (MR)

    Knowledge of contraindications and precautions in the use of contrast media; knowledge of symptoms of allergic reactions to contrast media and devices to be used in case of appearance of these symptoms

    Knowledge of modalities of preparation of the patient for the prescribed imaging diagnostic examination

    Knowledge of the role of the different imaging techniques in the most common pediatric diseases

    Basic knowledge of radiotherapy techniques and their principal indications in children

    TEACHING METHODS

    Interactive lessons

     

     

     

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Brief outline of the physical principles and image formation techniques of imaging diagnostics:

     

    Ionizing radiation techniques

             conventional radiology

             CT

             Diagnostic and interventional angiography

     

    Non-ionizing radiation techniques

             US

             MR

    Brief outline of radiotherapy

     

    Basics of radioprotection

     

    Principles of the nature and use of contrast media

     

    Preparation of the patient for the principal imaging diagnostic examinations

     

    Indications and role of the principal imaging diagnostic techniques in the most common pediatric diseases

     

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Interactive lessons

     

    AB Wolbarst. Looking within. University of California Press

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    LAURA FORNONI (President)

    SABRINA DALLATURCA

    MARIA BEATRICE DAMASIO

    VIVIANA POMPEI

    MARIA FRANCESCA TAPPINO

    NATASCIA DI IORGI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral test; multiple choice test

    (evaluation based on a 30-point scale)

     

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Evaluation based on oral test and multiple choice test of the ability to manage a simulated problem

     

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    28/01/2022 12:00 GENOVA scritto + orale con accettazione on line Unica Prova scritta Prof.ssa M. Damasio Sede d'esame: aule Centro Formazione Ist. G. Gaslini
    25/03/2022 12:00 GENOVA scritto + orale con accettazione on line Unica Prova scritta Prof.ssa M. Damasio Sede d'esame: aule Centro Formazione Ist. G. Gaslini
    17/06/2022 12:00 GENOVA scritto + orale con accettazione on line Unica Prova scritta Prof.ssa M. Damasio Sede d'esame: aule Centro Formazione Ist. G. Gaslini
    20/07/2022 12:00 GENOVA scritto + orale con accettazione on line Unica Prova scritta Prof.ssa M. Damasio Sede d'esame: aule Centro Formazione Ist. G. Gaslini
    19/09/2022 12:00 GENOVA scritto + orale con accettazione on line Unica Prova scritta Prof.ssa M. Damasio Sede d'esame: aule Centro Formazione Ist. G. Gaslini