Course: Clinical Biophysics

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Course title Clinical Biophysics
Course code LBF/KIA01
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Kolářová Hana, prof. RNDr. CSc.
  • Bajgar Robert, MUDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course offers an overview of modern diagnostic and therapeutic methods such as X-ray diagnostic methods, radionuclide imaging, magnetic resonance imaging, photodynamic therapy, electrodiagnostic methods, ultrasound applications in medicine and others. Each topic introduces and explains the physical principle of the method and of course its clinical applications. Specially, the emphasis is placed on such methods, which students meet at the clinics of the University Teaching Hospital.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 32 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 16 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course offers an overview of modern diagnostic and therapeutic methods such as X-ray diagnostic methods, radionuclide imaging, magnetic resonance imaging, photodynamic therapy, electrodiagnostic methods, ultrasound in medicine and others.
Students will be able to understand the basic physical principles of commonly used diagnostic and therapeutic methods including the data analysis and image processing.
Prerequisites
Students ought to have fundamental attainments in medical biophysics at a college level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Dialog

100% active attendance at seminars
Recommended literature
  • Navrátil, L., Rosina, J. a kol. (2005). Medicínská biofyzika. Praha: Grada Publishing.
  • Nölting, B. (2005). Methods in Modern Biophysics.
  • Poděbradský, J., Vařeka, I. (1998). Fyzikální terapie I., II.. Praha: Grada Publishing.


Study plans that include the course
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