Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDIMAGE 720 – Fundamentals of Clinical Nuclear Medicine

15 Points

Semester 2, 2018


This course provides a fundamental understanding of nuclear medicine technology and applications, and addresses scientific principles of the modality including radioactivity, radiation detection and decay, dosimetry and radio-pharmacy. Students will examine components of the clinical environment including equipment, laboratory procedures, bio-effects and radiation safety. In addition, students will analyse standard imaging protocols, normal and altered biodistribution and imaging appearances of the skeletal system.


Prerequisite: none

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