Medical Imaging and Radiological Technology

Course TitleDescription
ProjectThis course aims to introduce the academic thematic production process, and equip students with the essential skills required in the academic field.
Practice in Medical ImagingThe digital processing technology of medical image is an advanced course for principle of medical imaging signal. After learning the practical operation from various medical imaging instruments in the previous semester, students can use the related digital processing technology to further analyze in medical images. Then student can learn more about the application of clinical medical imaging.
Principles of Image ProcessThe digital processing technology of medical image is an advanced course for principle of medical imaging signal. After learning the practical operation from various medical imaging instruments in the previous semester, students can use the related digital processing technology to further analyze in medical images. Then student can learn more about the application of clinical medical imaging.
BiochemistryThis course introduces the chemical structure of organic macromolecules, and the reactions of enzyme macromolecules in human bodies.
BiostatisticsThis course mainly introduces the measurement and description of data, sampling distribution and statistical inference to equip students with preliminary and essential knowledge of biostatistics.
PhysiologyThe course introduces the operation mechanism and functions of human organs to equip students with the knowledge of medical radiology. Course content includes the physiology of cells, nerves, the respiratory and reproduction systems, etc.
Physiology ExperimentThe course aims to make students understand the research methods of human physiology, the design of physiological experiments, and ways to write research reports.
RadiochemistryThis is a fundamental course and prerequisite for radiopharmaceuticals and radioimmunoassay. It focuses on the basic concepts and characteristics of radionuclide, types and rates of the radionuclide decay, principles of nuclear reactions, preparation of radionuclide and applications of radiotracer. Students will learn basic theories and applications about radiation.
RadiobiologyThis course introduces the mechanisms and principles of radiation and relevent effects on living organisms. Students will also learn to apply acquired knowledge on clinical radiotherapy.
The Physics of RadiotherapyThis course explores basic concepts and theories about physics of radiology . Students will understand how radiation could be used for tumor patients, and learn about the treatment mechanism.
Health PhysicsThis course focuses on the protection of people from adverse effects of radiation in industrial, medical or research purposes. This course provides an in-depth coverage of the principles and protection guidelines applied in healthcare and physics. Students will gain a detailed understanding of the radiation dosimetry, radiation safety, external radiation protection, and internal radiation protection.
SeminarThe objective of this course is to guide students to learn academic and non-academic oral presentation skills, from which students will learn about data searching, induction, integration, essay reading and summarizing. Through discussions with the instructor, students will strengthen their academic report skills.
Special Radiographic TechnologyThe course is designed to introduce various radiological techniques including clinical diagnosis.
General ChemistryThis course provides a comprehensive overview of chemistry, covering basic chemical symbols, the chemical structure of materials, the principals of chemical reactions, the concentration expressions of chemicals, the periodic table and chemical bonding, etc. The course will also introduce modern atomic theory, definitions of acid and base, oxidation and reduction reactions.
Calculus(I)This course covers the definition of limits and derivative functions, differential skills and applications of derivative functions in order to help students understand basic theorems and applications of calculus, develop derivative calculations and estimate the maximum and minimum value of the function. It is a prerequisite course for applied mathematics, biostatistics, medical image processing and transmission/
Tumor BiologyThis course aims to enhance students' understanding of tumor biology with an emphasis on the features of cells and molecular biology. This course will also discuss the definition of cancers, the causes, and growth. Other topics include DNA structures and their stability, oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes, apoptosis, metastasis and other mechanisms. The latest trends and applications of cancer research will also be introduced.
Experiment of Human AnatomyThis course aims to explore the structure of human organs and their inter-relationships through studying human body specimens and solid models. It is a foundamental course for some courses such as clinical medical imaging technology, radiotherapy and nuclear medicine technology.
Electronic CircuitsThis is a prerequisite course for diagnostic radiology equipment, nuclear medicine instrumentation, and radiation therapy equipment. Students will learn about basic electronic components, resistors, capacitors, inductors, transistors and circuit theory.
Computed Tomography TechnologyThis course will teach students to understand the principles of computed tomography (CT), and the clinical applications. Students will also learn about the importance of CT quality control and radiation safety in preparation for future clinical practices.
Technology of Magnetic Resonance ImagingThis course aims to introduce MR images, Fast Spin Echo (FSE), Gradient Echo (GE), Echo Planner Imaging (EPI) and tissue suppression techniques, etc.
Laws and Regulation of Radiation SafetyThis course is a test subject in the Radiation Safety Certificate of the Atomic Energy Council, aiming to explore the laws concerning ionizing radiation, and the importance of radiation safety.
Radiation Detection and MeasurementStudents will learn about basic concepts of radiation measurement, various principles and applications of radiation detection equipment, and be guided to apply the radiation measurement technology for safety reasons.
Foundations MathematicsThis course aims to introduce ordinary differential equations, Laplace transformation, Fourier series, matrices and vectors to familiarize students with basic mathematical theories and applications. It is a prerequisite course for MRI studies, medical image processing and transmission.
Medical EnglishThis course aims to familiarize students with medical terms, and enhance students' medical voc. amount.
Special Topics on Medical Image ProcessingThe course aims to give a general introduction of medical imaging covering the clinical practices in the past, present and future. Students will further strengthen their understanding of this profession.
Special Topics on Radiological InstrumentThis course aims to assist studnets to obtain a professional license. Course content includes radiological instruments, instruments for nuclear medicine and instruments for radiotherapy.
Special Lecture of Basic MedicineThis course provides an overview of basic medicical concepts, and guides students to prepare for the license exam.
Radiation SafetyThis course focuses on the concepts of physic radiology, health physics, the physics of radiation therapy, radiobiology, and guides students to calculate various types of exam questions.
Medical Radiography Technology (II)This course aims to introduce the techniques of radiation image diagnosis. Both theories and techniques will be covered. Other topics include techniques of radiation photography, concepts of radiation protection, skills of x-ray imaging of the lower limbs, the pelvis, the spine (vertebral column), the thoracic cage and the skull.
Experiments of Medical Radiography Technology (I)This course allows students to practice diagnostic radiology technology using prosthesis. Group practies will be conducted to simulate clinical situations for students to develop their role as a radiology technician and to better understand the needs of the patient. This course also covers the knowledge on diagnostic radiology and radiation protection.
Fundamentals of Magnetic Resonance ImagingThis course aims to introduce magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), covering the origins, physical theories, types and setting of parameters, correlations between parameters and MRI images, and the biological effects of MRI.
Calculus (II)This is a continuous course of Calculus I, covering the definition of antiderivatives and the indefinite integrals, integral skills and applications of definite integrals. Other content includes basic theorems and applications of calculus, improper integral, the area of a revolution, surface and volume of revolution. It is a prerequisite course for applied mathematics, biostatistics and medical image processing and transmission.
Experiments of Radiodiagnostic Technology (II)This course allows students to practice diagnostic radiology technology using prosthesis. Group practies will be conducted to simulate clinical situations for students to develop their role as a radiology technician and to better understand the needs of the patient. This course also covers the knowledge on diagnostic radiology and radiation protection.
Experiments of Radiotherapy TechnologyThis course allows students to understand the clinical techniques of radiation therapy, electron radiotherapy, body radiation, brachytherapy technology, quality assurance, 3D conformal therapy and IMRT, IGRT, SRS technologies.
Technology of Radiation TherapyThe course intends to introduce students radiation therapy and its role. The design principles of equipment and evolution of therapies will also be covered.
Nuclear Medicine TechnologyNuclear medicine is a discipline that uses radionuclides and their formulations for the diagnosis, treatment, and research purposes. Course content covers nuclear medicine in vivo imaging, nonimaging and radionuclide therapy. Students will also learn about various techniques of nuclear medicine examination, and principles of nuclear pharmaceuticals as well as the anatomy.
Experiments of Nuclear Medicine TechnologyNuclear medicine is a discipline that uses radionuclides and their formulations for the diagnosis, treatment, and research purposes. Students will learn about various techniques of nuclear medical equipment and quality control. Other topics include the principles and methods of nuclear medical techniques and principles of pharmaceuticals.
Medical Radiography Technology (I)This course introduces the operating methods of diagnostic x-ray imaging, covering both theories and practical skills. Course content includes basic concepts of radiographic imaging and radiation protection, x-ray imaging of the chest, abdomen, and upper limbs.
Medical Image Processing and TransmissionThe aim of this course is to introduce the techniques of medical image processing and transmission. Students will learn from several clinical examples, and use softwares to understand the methods of medical image processing.
Practice in Picture Archiving and Communication SystemThis is a continuous course of Medical Image Processing and Transmission, designed to reinforce students' acquired knowledge and provide clinical examples. Students will also learn to use softwares or computer programs to understand the methods of medical image processing and transmission.
Sectional AnatomyThis course aims to explore the sectional structure of the human body and serves as a fundamental course for students who plan to pursue further studies on clinical medical imaging technology. Course content includes the sectional structure of the head, chest, abdomen, upper limbs and lower limbs.
The Physics of Radiology (I)This course aims to introduce basic concepts and theories of physics of radiology, covering the production and properties of x-rays, the fundamentals of nuclear physics and the interaction of ionizing radiation and matters. It assists students to combine theories and practices of radiology.
The Physics of Radiology(II)This is a continuous course of Physics of Radiology I, and further explores basic concepts and theories of physics in relation to radiology. Course content includes the interaction of photon, charge particles, and matters, measurement of radiation dosimetry, nuclear medicine and the importance for radiation protection. Students will be guided to incorporate theories and practices.
Quality Assurance of Nuclear MedicineMedical image quality control is to maintain the quality of medical images, reduce patients' radiation dose, and keep parameters of the instrument at a normal level. This course covers x-ray images, breast photography, computer tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and other imaging principles, security and quality assurance procedures.
Quality Assurance of RadiotherapyMedical image quality control is to maintain the quality of medical images, reduce patients' radiation dose, and keep parameters of the instrument at a normal level. This course covers the quality parameters of radiotherapy equipment, the x-ray images of simulated treatments, quality assurance of radiotherapy equipment, and security as well as quality assurance procedures.
Practice in Diagnostic Radiology Including MRI and SonographyThis course aims to integrate theories and practices by equipping students with clinical training. Course content includes x-ray photography, computed tomography, and ultrasound scanning, etc.
Practice in Radiotherapy TechnologyThis course integrates theories and practices to introduce the techniques of radiotherapy, dose distribution, modle production, and radition protection, etc.
Practice for Diagnosis and Treatment in Nuclear MedicineThis course allows the students to integrate theories and clinical practices. Course content includes nuclear medical equipment, the imaging examination of digestive system, cardiovascular system, and respiratory systems, etc.
Quality Management in Medical ImagingThis course is based on previous taught concepts of radiological instruments, and integrates students' clinical experience during their internship. Students will be able to review medical image quality control and instrumentology to prepare for the national exam.
Radiological InstrumentThe course introduces the principles and design of diagnostic imaging instruments, covering the radiographic imaging system, fluoroscopic imaging system, digital radiographic imaging system, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Instrument of RadiotherapyThis course aims to introduce the principles of radiotherapy equipment, covering simulators, linear accelerators, cyclotrons, proton therapy, microtron, betatron, gamma knife, cyberknife and tomotherapy.
Instrument of Nuclear MedicineThis course introduces the principles and design of nuclear medical equipment, covering the operation of various equipment.
Diagnostic Sonography and Experiments (I)This course aims to familiarize students with theoretical concepts and applications of ultrasound. Students will also learn to safely operate the equipment. It is a prerequisite for Diagnostic Medical Sonography II.
Diagnostic Sonography and Experiments (II)This is a continuous course of Diagnostic Sonograph I, designed to further reinforce basic concepts in the clinical practice and ultrasound techniques. Students will also learn to safely operate the equipment, and diagnose ultrasound images.
Overseas Clinical PlacementThis course aims to introduce the operation procedures and clinical practices of the radiology department in other countries. Course content includes introductions to x-rays, the functions of radiology and technicians, etc.
Radiopharmaceuticals and RadioimmunoassayThis course focuses on the principles, preparation and quality control of radiopharmaceuticals, along with the diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Other topics include the principles and clinical applications of radioimmunoassay. Students will primarily learn from lectures to enhance their understanding of nuclear medicine technology.
Introduction of medical imaging and radiological technologyThis course introduces fundamental concepts of radiology, covering theories, medical terms and ethics to prepare students for their future career as a radiographer.
Biology Experiment(I)This is a fundamental course, designed to introduce the phenomena in nature, and help students prepare for more advanced courses. Students will also learn about basic methods and tools for biology studies in the lab class.
Biology Experiment(II)This is a continuous course of Biology I, aiming to introduce the transmission of genetic information, the diversity of organisms, and their correlations in the ecological system. Students will also learn about the basic methods and tools for biology studies in the lab class.
Experiment of Physics (I)The course aims to familiarize students with the structure, properties, and correlations of matters along with the rhythm of motions. Other topics include kinematics, mechanics, and the development of physics.
Experiment of Physics (II)This is a continuous course of Physics I, covering the structure, properties and interactions of materials in nature, specifically about the laws of optics, electromagnetics and physics. It prepares students for more advanced courses.
Human Anatomy(I)Students will further develop their understanding of human anatomy in this course. Course content will cover the following topics: blood, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive and lymphatic systems. The course aims to equip students with a solid knowledge of anatomy vital for all health professionals.
Human Anatomy(II)Students will further develop their understanding of human anatomy in this course. Course content will cover the following topics: blood, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive and lymphatic systems. The course aims to equip students with a solid knowledge of anatomy vital for all health professionals.
Professional Knowledge for Medical ImagingThis course introduces the principles of radiological diagnosis, radiotherapy, nuclear medicine and other medical imaging technology as well as laws and regulations regarding radiologic technologists. Professional radiologic technologists will be invited to give lectures about industry news and employment.
Experiment of Radiological InstrumentThis course introduces the principles of x-ray machines, and aims to integrate theories and applications. Students will also learn about the techniques to operate machines and ways to provide warranty.
Clinical ObservationThis course aims to introduce the operation procedures in the radiology department and clinical techniques. Course content includes introductions to x-rays, the role of radiology and technicians in the medical field.
Medical Imaging PathologyThis course aims to introduce the causes of various diseases, and the abnormal changes of organ tissues. Students will learn about the classification and treatment methods of diseases in the preparation of their clinical practices.
Dental Radiology (II)This course introduces intraoral and extraoral radiology and dental symdromes.
Dental Radiology (I)This course introduces intraoral and extraoral radiology and dental symdromes.
Medical PhysicsExternal and internal radiation protection; exposure rate constant, the building factor, and the internal dose; the shielding of X-ray machine, internal dosimetry; new radiation protection information and the radiation safety guide.