Applied Imaging Science 1
Applied Imaging Science 2023-24
School Of Medical And Health Sciences
Module - Semester 1 & 2
- Production of x-rays
- Structure and operation of the x-ray tube
- Interactions of radiation with matter
- Effects of ionising radiation on normal cells
- Measurement of radiation
- Radiation protection and dosimetry
- Basic understanding of x-ray circuitry
- Principles of electrical operation and safety including quality assurance methods
- Principles of image formation in digital imaging
- Medico legal principles applied to radiation protection and Health and safety
- IT standards relevant to medical imaging
- Production of a digital image
- Health informatics in radiography
-threshold -- Basic understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module. - Basic ability in applying what is learned to common practice scenarios. - Basic understanding of professional accountability issues.Students will be required to achieve a minimum of D- grade in the assignment to in order to pass the theory component of the module.
-good -- Good understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module. - Good ability in applying what is learned to a range of common and less common practice scenarios. - Good understanding of professional accountability issues. This equates to a minimum mark of Grade B- in the Grading Criteria.
-excellent -- Very good understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module and evidence of additional evidence gained by the student. - Very good ability in applying what is learned to a range of common, less common and uniquely specific practice scenarios. - Very good understanding of professional accountability issues. This equates to a minimum mark of Grade A- in the Grading Criteria.
- Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the principles underpinning diagnostic imaging, equipment and image formation.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the legislative framework related to radiation protection and practical measures to keep patient dose as low as reasonably practical.
- Demonstrate digital image manipulation to optimise image quality.
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the radiation physics, protection and dosimetry underpinning radiographic examinations.
- Discuss health informatics and its place in radiography.