TLT 210 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Nuclear Medicine
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TLT 210
Fall/Spring
2
0
2
3

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
-
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to learn nuclear medicine laboratory techniques, concept of radioactivity and radiation safety.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explain the concept of radioactivity and units.
  • Explain the principles of Nuclear Medicine Laboratory.
  • Explain the methods of protection from radiation.
  • Define the safe laboratory work rules.
  • Explain the basic nuclear medicine laboratory equipment and methods.
Course Content The basic structure of the matter and the atom, radioactivity and radioactive decay law, biological effects of radiation and radiation safety, radiation detection and radiation detectors, principles of working with radioactive substances, security and principles of nuclear medicine laboratory, the devices used in nuclear medicine, hot lab quality control methods, radiopharmaceuticals used in nuclear medicine, quality control of radiopharmaceuticals, production of radionuclides.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 The basic structure of the matter and the atom Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
2 Radioactivity and Radioactive decay law Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
3 Biological effects of radiation and radiation safety Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
4 Radiation detection and radiation detectors Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
5 Principles of working with radioactive substances Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
6 Security and principles of Nuclear Medicine Laboratory Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
7 Hot lab quality control methods Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
8 Radioactive waste Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
9 Midterm exam
10 The devices used in nuclear medicine Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
11 The devices used in nuclear medicine Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
12 Radiopharmaceuticals used in nuclear medicine Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
13 Quality control of radiopharmaceuticals Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
14 Production of radionuclides Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
15 General discussion Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
16 Final exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Ayşe Mudun, Nükleer Tıp İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi 185. Yıl Ders Kitapları Serisi, Nobel Tip Kitabevi, 2014
Suggested Readings/Materials 1- Sema Cantez, Pratik Nükleer Tıp, İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi Vakfı, 1992 2- Eser Lay Ergün, Nükleer Tıp, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2007

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
15
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
5
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
5
3
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
5
Final Exam
1
8
    Total
90

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

 To have the required contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge in his/her field

X
2

To use the material and technology related to his/her field, and make their maintenance, use the information and communication technologies at basic level

X
3

To have the competency to recognize the problems in his/her field, analyze them, develop evidence-based solutions and have the ability to share their suggestions with others

X
4

To be aware of legal responsibilities, conduct basic studies in her/his field independently

X
5

To communicate with patients, relatives and colleagues properly, comprehensively, honestly and explicitly, transfer his/her thoughts and knowledge through written and oral communication

X
6

To take responsibility as an active team member during the practices in his/her field

X
7

To commentate and evaluate the scientific information with a critical approach by the help of knowledge gained in his/her field

X
8

To comprehend the importance of lifelong learning, to determine and meet her/his learning needs, to develop herself/himself by monitoring the development in science and technology

X
9

To act by considering the universal ethical values, social and cultural characteristics

X
10

To know the concepts of occupational safety, patient safety, environmental protection and quality, and fulfill the requirements

X
11

To be able to follow information in his field and communicate with colleagues in English at least a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level

X
12

To take necessary measures in accordance with laboratory safety and protection rules in the field of medical laboratory techniques

X
13

To determine the needs according to the requirements of the laboratory processes and carry out activities for development

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest