University of Medical Technology,Mandalay

Medical Imaging Technology Curriculum


  • Courses

    I.Undergraduate Curriculum

     

    •      Departmental Objectives

    At the end of  B.Med.Tech (MIT) course the learner should be able to:

    1.      achieve understanding for the basic aspects of Human Biology;

    2.      get adequate and sound knowledge of scientific foundations on which the radiographic principles are based

    3.      to become competent and skillful radiographer

    4.      maintain an interest in the study of diagnostic and research methodology

    5.      improve oneself by CME.

    •       Teaching Methods and Teaching Learning Media

    Teaching Methods

    Lecture, Tutorials and Practical Demonstration

    Practical training (Bloc Posting) in Radiology Department of Teaching Hospitals.

     

     

    Teaching /Learning media

    Lecture by white board, LCD projector and visual presenter, practical demonstration by students, body parts model and human skeleton.

    •       Curriculum Component & Total teaching hours
    •          For 2nd year

    Basic Radiography

    Basic Radiographic Technique = 160 hours (Lecture + Tutorial + Practical

                                                                                                              Demonstration)

    Basic Medical Imaging Technique = 120 hours (Lecture + Tutorial + Practical

                                                                                                              Demonstration)

    Basic X ray Equipment = 120 hours (Lecture + Tutorial + Practical

                                                                                                              Demonstration)

    Total teaching hours = 400 hours


    Basic Radiographic Technique

     

    Unit

    Content

    Time Allotment

    1.

    Radiographic Terminology

    7 hours

    2.

    Positioning Principles

    7 hours

    3.

    Basic Radiographic Technique for Upper Limb

    42 hours

    4.

    Basic Radiographic Technique for Lower Limb

    42 hours

    5.

    Basic Radiographic Technique for Chest

    31 hours

    6.

    Basic Radiographic Technique for Abdomen

    31 hours

     

                                                                                       Total

    160 hours

     

     

    Basic Medical Imaging Technique

     

    Unit

    Content

    Time Allotment

    1.

    Basic Principle of Image Formation

    4 hours

    2.

    X ray Film

    22 hours

    3.

    Intensifying Screen

    20 hours

    4.

    Film and Cassette

    19 hours

    5.

    Image Formation

    5 hours

    6.

    Film Processing

    27 hours

    7.

    Darkroom

    16 hours

    8.

    Viewing and Sorting

    4 hours

    9.

    Film Artifacts

    3 hours

     

    Total

    120 hours

     

     


    Basic X ray Equipment


    Unit

    Content

    Time Allotment

    1.

    Introduction to X radiation

    7 hours

    2.

    X ray Tube

    35 hours

    3.

    Components and Functions of X ray Tube Housing

    7 hours

    4.

    Cooling System

    6 hours

    5.

    X ray Tube Faults

    14 hours

    6.

    Filtration

    10 hours

    7.

    X ray Spectrum

    7 hours

    8.

    X ray Controlled Circuit

    20 hours

    9.

    Exposure Timers

    14 hours

     

    Total

    120 hours

     

                      

                      

     

                       For 3rd  Year

    Radiographic Technique I and Patient Care = 290 hours (Lecture +Tutorial+

                                                                                        Practical Demonstration)

    Medical Imaging Technique I = 210 hours

    Medical Imaging Physics I = 210 hours

    Medical Imaging Anatomy I = 210 hours

    Bloc Posting = 200 hours

    Total Teaching Hours=1120 hrs

    Bloc Posting to Mandalay General Hospital ,Mandalay 300 Bedded Teaching        Hospital ,Mandalay Orthopedic Hospital and Tuberculosis Hospital in           Mandalay.

     


    Radiographic Technique I

     

    Unit

    Content

    Time Allotment

    1.

    Radiographic Techniques of upper limb

    19 hour

    2.

    Radiographic Techniques of lower limb

    19 hour

    3.

    Radiographic Techniques of chest

    21 hour

    4.

    Radiographic Techniques of abdomen

    21 hour

    5.

    Radiographic Techniques of cervical & thoracic spine

    37 hour

    6.

    Radiographic Techniques of lumbar ,sacrum & coccyx

    33 hour

    7.

    Radiographic Techniques of skull

    50 hour

    8.

    Radiographic Techniques of mammary gland

    29  hour

    9.

    Radiographic Techniques of pediatric

    21 hour

     

     

    250 hour

     


    Patient Care

     

    Unit

    Content

    Time Allotment

    1.

    Hospital Organization

    2 hour

    2.

    General Patient Care

    4 hour

    3.

    Drugs used in the X-ray Department

    3 hour

    4.

    Sterilization

    4 hour

    5.

    Preparation of the patient to a sterile trolley

    10 hour

    6.

    First-aid in the X-ray department

    12 hour

    7.

    Medico-legal aspects of the radiographer's work

    2 hour

    8.

    General After-care of the patient

    3 hour

     

     

    40 hour

     


    Medical Imaging Technique I

     

    Unit

    Content

    Time allotment

          

    Introduction to Medical Imaging Technique

    15 hour

          

    X-ray Film

    14 hour

          

    Intensifying screen

    13 hour

          

    Film cassette

    13 hour

          

    Image formation

    6 hour

         

    Film processing (Manual)

    11 hour

          

    X-ray Darkroom

    14 hour

          

    Automatic Processor

    12 hour

          

    Day light processor

    8 hour

      

    Radiographic Image Quality

    13 hour

      

    Film Artifacts

    7 hour

      

    Image Quality Control

    14 hour

      

    Mammography

    14 hour

      

    Tomography

    14 hour

      

    Fluoroscopy

    14 hour

      

    Radiophotography

    14 hour

      

    Substraction

    5 hour

      

    Portable & Mobile System

    5 hour

      

    Radiographic table ,cassette-film holder & tube support ,general care of equipments

    4 hour

     

     

    210 hour

     



    Medical Imaging Physics I


    Unit

    Content

    Time Allotment

    1.

    Review of Basic Mathematics & Physics

    12 hour

    2.

    Electricity and Electromagnetism

    12 hour

    3.

    Structure of An Atom

    17 hour

    4.

    Introduction to X-ray Production

    18 hour

    5.

    X-ray Tube Design

    18 hour

    6.

    X-ray Control Circuit

    18 hour

    7.

    X-ray Tube Ratings and Common Tube Faults

    23 hour

    8.

    Interactions of X/Gamma Rays with Matter

    23 hour

    9.

    Imaging with X-rays (Conventional)

    24 hour

    10.

    Special Radiographic Techniques

    24 hour

    11.

    Hazards and Control of Exposure to Ionizing Radiation

    21 hour

     

     

    210 hour

                                                   



    Imaging Anatomy I

     

    Unit

    Content

    Time Allotment

    1.

    Surface and Regional Anatomy

    (Head ,Thorax ,Abdomen ,Pelvic cavity)

    10 hour

    2.

    Skeleton

    28 hour

    3.

    Joints

    28 hour

    4.

    Systemic Anatomy

    -Circulatory System

    -Lymphatic System

    -Respiratory System

    -Digestive System

    -Urinary System

    -Nervous System

    -Endocrine System

    -Reproductive System

    -Female Breast

     

    30 hour

    10 hour

    19 hour

    26 hour

    12 hour

    22 hour

    9 hour

    12 hour

    4 hour

     

     

    210 hour

     

     

                            For Final year

    Radiographic Technique II = 320 hours(Lecture+Tutorial+

                                                                            Practical Demonstration)

    Medical Imaging Technique II = 200 hours

    Medical Imaging Physics II = 200 hours

    Medical Imaging Anatomy II = 200 hours

    Bloc Posting = 280 hours

    Total teaching hours = 1200 hour

    Bloc Posting to Mandalay General Hospital, Mandalay  300 Bedded Teaching Hospital, Mandalay Orthopedic Hospital, Mandalay 550 Bedded Children Hospital and Mandalay  Eye Ear Nose Throat Hospital.

     


    Radiographic Technique II

     

    Unit

    Content

    Time Allotment

    1.

    General Principles

    7 hour

    2.

    Contrast Media

    7 hour

    3.

    Gastrointestinal Tract

    47 hour

    4.

    Liver, biliary tract and Pancreas

    47 hour

    5.

    Urinary tract

    47 hour

     

     

     

    6.

    Reproductive System

    10 hour

    7.

    Respiratory System

    8 hour

    8.

    Heart and Arterial System

    42 hour

    9.

    Venous System & Lymphatic System

    38 hour

    10.

    Bones and Joints

    32 hour

    11.

    Central Nervous System

    24 hour

    12.

    Lacrimal System

    2 hour

    13.

    Salivary Gland

    4 hour

    14.

    Thyroid Gland

    2 hour

    15.

    Introduction to Radionuclide Imaging

    3 hour

     

     

    320 hour

     


    Medical Imaging Technique II

    Unit

    Content

    Time Allotment

    1.

    Ultrasonography

    1 hour

    2.

    Properties

    4 hour

    3.

    Piezoelectric effect

    1 hour

    4.

    Main part of Ultrasound Scanned and Ultrasound Transducer

    9 hour

    5.

    Characteristic of Ultrasound pulses and focusing

    5 hour

    6.

    Basic scanning Technique of Abdominal Ultrasound

    12 hour

    7.

    Image quality ,mode of display and real time transducer

    15 hour

    8.

    Doppler Ultrasound

    5 hour

    9.

    Ultrasound Image Processing & Display, Artifacts and protection

    9 hour

    10.

    Introduction & Overview of CT Scanner

    5 hour

    11.

    Data acquisition systems & their equipment

    23 hour

    12.