Course: Imaging Technics in Health

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Course title Imaging Technics in Health
Course code KEF/ZTZ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
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
  • Kubínek Roman, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
The course provides an overview of selected medical imaging and therapy. It concerns also the therapeutic use of certain methods discussed. Increased attention is given to applications for investigation and treatment of the visual system. History of medical imaging Ultrasonic technology (ultrasound physics with respect to the use of health care, medical applications of ultrasound, the application of ultrasound in ophthalmology - ultrasound biometry of the eye [A -scan , B -scan] , its use in the diagnosis of diseases of the eye, applications intraocular surgery, ultrasound therapy applications shock waves) Displaying coherent radiation, ophthalmic applications (optical coherence tomography (OCT), laser scanning tomography (HRT)) Methods of nuclear medicine, the basics of computer tomography (CT), densitometry, magnetic resonance imaging. Radiotherapy - radiotherapy. Lekselův gamma knife applications in ophthalmology The sensing electrode in medicine, the use of sensing electrodes in the study of the visual system Endoscopy, including the application of endoscopic examination of the eye in the mirror

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Overwiev of some imaging methods in medicine.
Get an overview of diagnostic and therapeutic methods in health services with regard to the field of optometry and opthalmology

Assessment methods and criteria

Knowledge of the discussed topics.
Recommended literature
  • HRAZDIRA A KOL. (1990). iofyzika. Avicenum.
  • Chmelař, M. (1995). Lékařská přístrojová technika. CERM, Brno.
  • Kala, M.; Kubínek, R. (2000). Nemocnice aneb rukověť zvídavého pacienta. Rubico Olomouc.
  • ROZMAN, J. (2000). Terapeutická technika.. VUT Brno.
  • Tunnacliffe, A. H. (1993). Introduction to Visual Optics. Gresham Press, London.
  • Zuna, I.; Poušek, L. (2000). Úvod do zobrazovacích metod v lékařské diagnostice. ČVUT Praha.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Optometry (1) Health service 2 Winter