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Medical Imaging Techniques

Degree
A.D.
Duration (Years)
2
Medium of Instruction
Turkish

The fundamental aim of the 2-year Medical Imaging Techniques Associate Degree program is to bring up qualified health professional working in the radio-diagnosis field in coordination and collaboration with radiology specialists and other relevant health staff.

General Information

The program aims to graduate qualified radiology technicians who possess in-depth information in the preparation and positioning of the patient for medical imaging equipment and techniques such as conventional and digital X-ray, fluoroscopy, computerized tomography, mammography, gama camera, PET-CT and ultrasonography. The graduates of the program also have the skills to prepare the images obtained from medical imaging appliances as well as maintaining and repairing the relevant equipment.

Education

The program carries utmost importance both in the TRNC and the Republic of Turkey in catering for the demand for qualified medical imaging technicians. Prominent academicians from the universities in the Republic of Turkey have agreed to contribute to the program both by providing consultancy and actively delivering courses.

Facilities

Students of the Medical Imaging Techniques Associate Degree Program benefit from computer laboratories equipped with modern facilities at world standards. Students are also given the privilege of benefitting from the Eastern Mediterranean University Library which is equipped with modern facilities, equipment and databases. Our University also provides an array of recreational opportunities for our students in the form of social, cultural and sports activities.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Medical Imaging Techniques Program receive the title of “Health Technician (Radiology Technician)”. Graduates may pursue employment opportunities at state and private hospitals as well as medical imaging centers and clinics.

Contact Information

Tel: +90 392 630 3939
Fax: +90 392 365 3940
E-mail: sbf@emu.edu.tr
Web: http://sbf.emu.edu.tr

Degree
A.D.
Duration (Years)
2
Medium of Instruction
Turkish

Curriculum

Course Code Course Title Semester Credit Lecture Hour (hrs/week) Lab (hrs/week) Tutorial (hrs/week) ECTS
Semester 1
RADY101 Medical Imaging Methods- I
Methods of conventional radiologic imaging that are used at radiology and processes of photograph developing, preparation of the patient for the examination and important facts that should be considered while positioning the patient for radiologic applications.
1 5 4 3 -
RADY103 Physics of Radiology
Basic physical principles to obtain X-ray tube and x-rays, constant acceleration in one dimension, laws of motion, work and energy, conservation of energy, thermodynamics, temperature and heat, electric field and potential, physical quantities and definitions, electrical circuits, Ohm's law, the magnetic field and the Bohr atomic model for the radiological imaging methods.
1 2 2 - -
RADY105 Medical and Radiological Terminology
Radiological terms which will focus on anterior, prone, decubitus, frontal, central, apicolordotic, bilateral, distal, congenital, etiology issues.
1 2 2 - -
FZTR151 Introduction to Anatomy
Bu ders; öğrencilerin, insan anatomisini ve fizyolojisini, vücut sistemlerini ve fonksiyonlarını öğrenmesini amaçlamaktır. Dersin kapsamında; kemikler, eklemler, kaslar, sistemler, organizmanın bölümleri (hücre-doku-organ-sistem), görevleri ve bu bölümler arasındaki iletişim incelenmektedir.
1 3 2 2 -
FZTR152 Introduction to Physiology 1 2 2 - -
ENGL161 Basic English - I
ENGL161 (Beginner) is a first semester, first year English language course. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to halfway towards A1 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This course introduces the students to the English language and aims to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
1 3 3 1 -
ITEC115 Introduction to Computers
The course presents the basic description of information technology concepts, basic computer system hardware and software components, common terminology in information technology, application areas, and integration of computer system components. Students document on the computer using office programs, spreadsheets, and presentations that are necessary to prepare is to provide basic knowledge and skills.
1 3 2 2 -
Semester 2
RADY102 Medical Imaging Methods - II
Preparing the patient to fluoroscopy, mammography, angiography imaging, preparing fluoroscopy, mammography, angiography imaging system, achieving imaging technique skills.
2 5 4 3 -
RADY104 Radiation Safety and Radiation Protection
Biological effects of radiology, basic principles of internal and external protection from radiation, principles of working with radiation safely.
2 3 2 2 -
RADY106 Radiologic Anatomy
Gaining information and skill about anatomic structures of systems of organs, muscles, and bones on radiographic images that gained from conventional, digital, fluroscopic and cross-sectionally.
2 3 2 3 -
FZTR160 Communication in Health Centers 2 2 2 - -
HIST280 Atatürk's Principles and History of Turkish Reforms 2 2 2 - -
ENGL162 Basic English - II
ENGL162 is a second semester, first year English language course. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to A1 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This course introduces the students to the English language and aims to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in academic settings.
2 3 3 1 -
UE01 University Elective - I 2 3 3 - -
Semester 3
RADY200 Summer Internship
The training course of 20 working days aims to reinforce students for practical application in associations and health centers with the consultancy of academic personnel.
3 No-Credit - - -
RADY201 Medical Imaging Methods -III
Parameters about imaging magnetic resonance, quality of imaging and process, preparing patient and contrast material for imaging resonance, preparation for ultrasonography and special ultrasonography applications and being able to gain the ability of preparing computerized tomography and DEXA imaging.
3 5 4 3 -
RADY203 Nuclear Medicine
The working principles and usage of the machines in nuclear medicine, gaining information about radiopharmocotic and radioactive materials, defining the examination process
3 2 2 - -
RADY205 Radiotheraphy
The methods in cancer treatment, the method in applying radiotherapy, the plan and treatment techniques where the tumor localizes. The course aims to teach the side effects of radiotherapy applications.
3 2 2 - -
HMSR163 Basic First Aid 3 2 2 - -
AE01 Area Elective - I 3 3 3 - -
AE02 Area Elective - II 3 2 3 - -
UE02 University Elective - II 3 3 3 - -
Semester 4
RADY202 Radiology Clinical Applications - I
Radiological imaging methods that are used in radiology, learning the photograph developing process , fluoroscopy and mammography imaging techniques, learning about the issues that have to be considered in 30 days.
4 5 1 8 -
RADY204 Radiology Clinical Applications - II
Being able to prepare the patient to angiography and gaining skills of achieving imaging technique, learning knowledge of preparing patient and contrast material for imaging magnetic resonance and gaining skills of doing appropriate preparations for DEXA imaging in 30 days.
4 5 1 8 -
RADY206 Radiology Clinical Applications - III
Gaining skills of doing appropriate preparations and learning about computerized tomography and ultasonography imaging techniques, learning about the issues that have to be considered in 30 days.
4 5 1 8 -