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Course Description

NameClinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesUpon completing the course, the student
- can explain the areas of use and methodological principles of essential clinical physiological studies and isotope studies
- can apply basic clinical physiological studies as part of wider research entireties
- can apply the principles of patient safety, occupational safety and radiation safety in his or her work
- recognises deviations in results caused by technical reasons and the patient's condition and can act accordingly in order to ensure a reliable result
- can apply the patient examination process in his or her work
- present the physical foundations of radioisotopes
- present the use of radioisotopes in isotope studies of various organs functions
- present the technology and imaging methods used in isotope studies
Content- Functionality tests on circulatory and respiratory organs (ecg, spirometry, clinical exercise test, diffusion capacity).
- Control and determination of acid-base equilibrium, energy metabolism, determination of autonomic nervous system functions, circulatory regulation studies.
- Use of isotopes in the study of the functions of circulatory and respiratory organs
- Labelling cells with an isotope
- Administrative protection against radiation, structural protection against radiation, functional protection against radiation.
- Occupational safety and patient safety.
- Safe handling of radioactive substances
- Agreed Moodle lectures of Internal Medicine
RequirementsParticipation in key lectures, completion of assignments, completion of online assignments, practice, independent study, exam.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course material is indicated at the beginning of the course
PrerequisitesAnatomy and Physiology and Methods of Clinical Physiology
Other Considerations100% participation in practical lessons
ContactKorhonen Ulla


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