Radiology

RADIOLOGY
State code 6531GX018
Faculty Faculty of Health Care
Study field Medical Technology
Qualification Professional Bachelor of Health Sciences
Form and duration of studies Full-time studies, 3 years
Credits 180
Study plan Degree Course 2020-2023

Career Prospects

You will be able to work in the radiological diagnostic departments of all levels health care institutions and perform X-ray, magnetic resonance imaging, angiography, nuclear medicine, radiotherapy, computed tomography and other radiological tests. You will also be able to work in institutions that apply radiotherapy.

 Learning Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • Work in a team of health care professionals.
  • Display biopsychosocial approach to the person.
  • Select learning strategies and methods.
  • Use information technology.
  • Identify workplace safety requirements and select appropriate radiation safety measures for performance of a medical radiological procedure.
  • Describe the medical radiological and imaging equipment structure and operating principles.
  • Explain the radionuclide composition, function, impact on human body and usage in medicine.
  • Characterize properties of pharmacological materials used in a medical radiological procedure and their impact on the body.
  • Select the most appropriate imaging method for performing of a medical radiological procedure.
  • Prepare the patient for a medical radiological procedure.
  • Personalize performance of a medical radiological procedure.
  • Manage ionizing radiation devices for medical purposes.
  • Manage non-ionizing radiation devices for medical purposes.
  • Use specialized medical imaging and archiving technology.
  • Apply the principles of medical ethics in dealing with the patient, his/her relatives and colleagues.
  • Perform medical radiological procedures and medical visualization in compliance with requirements of quality assurance system.
  • Substantiate the choice of a radiological imaging technique in accordance with the patient’s clinical diagnosis.
  • Assess the quality of medical radiological procedures and the suitability of the radiological image for making the diagnosis.
  • Identify the steps performed during a radiological emergency.
  • Apply evidence-based practice while performing medical radiological procedures and medical visualization.

 

Full-time studies
Degree Course 2020-2023

1st semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation*
Information Technologies 5 E
Introduction to Radiology 4
Anatomy 6
Genetics 3
Physiology 3
Radiation Safety 5
Medical Physics 4
2nd semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
English 4 E
Applied Anatomy 4
Pathological Anatomy and Physiology 3
Theory and Practice of Nursing Technique 5
Conventional Radiology 5
Pharmacology 3
X-ray Diagnostic Practice 6 P
3rd semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Biochemistry 3
Clinical Pathology 5
Nuclear Medicine 3
Clinical Radiology and Technology of Radiological Images 7
Computed Tomography 6
Health Law and Bioethics 3
Optional Course 3
4th semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Contemporary Lithuanian 3
Radiotherapy and Radiobiology 6
Special Radiological Examinations 6
Radiation Therapy Practice 3 P
Mammography Practice 3
Computed Tomography and Nuclear Medicine Practice 6
Optional Course 3 E
5th semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Philosophy 3
Psychology 5
Quality Management 4
Public Health 3 E
Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Ultrasound Diagnostics 6
Applied Research and Statistics 6
Optional Course 3
6th semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Practice 6
Final Practice 14
Final Thesis  10

Optional subjects are freely selectable subjects from the list of predefined subjects.

* E – exam, P – project