Qualification Grading Type
- GD2-Application of knowledge
- GD3-Application of skills
Understand methods used to image the human body for medical diagnosis.
Understand methods of medical treatment using ionising radiation, ultrasound and lasers.
Understand the hazards to staff and patients associated with medical imaging technologies.
Describe and quantify the effects of ionising radiation on tissues and organs.
Understand safety procedures and equipment used to monitor and reduce the hazards from ionising radiation and laser light.
Describe and evaluate methods of measuring the radiation dose received by medical staff and patients.
Recognise the benefits of modern imaging techniques in treating injuries and diseases.