BS Radiology Technology

AIM

The aim of the 4 years degree program in Radiology is to skills, techniques and ethical values to enable them to apply their acquired expertise at a level between the doctors and the patient for efferent health service delivery.

GENERAL LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Develop accuracy and meticulousness to attain high levels of ethics and technical proficiency.
  • Access the technical and non-technical skills in a standardized and reproducible environment
  • Strengthen the decision power and exercise appropriate judgment skills, to be applied especially and during crisis.
  • Develop good leadership, problem solving and administrative skills.
  • Develop and analyze innovative strategies for effective communication with the patient and the health care personnel.
  • Demonstrate inter disciplinary team building strategies or effective co-ordination between various allied health disciplines.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the basic concepts of professional behaviors and legal implementations of work environment.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of his / her role in health care delivery system.
  • Establish and maintain continuing education as a faction of growth and maintenance of professional competence.

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES

Following competencies will be expected from a student on completing four years degree course in Radiology. The student should be proficient to:

  • Provide quality patient care in routine as well as advanced imaging procedures.
  • Use digital imaging and information technology equipments competently, through application of the principal and theories of its operation. Evaluate performance characteristics of equipments.
  • Implement effective radiation protection program.
  • Apply the knowledge of sectional anatomy to relate clinical procedures.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of exposure selection and image processing, and an ability to apply this knowledge.
  • Apply the principal of management, organization behavior, supervision, budgeting, human recourse management and labor relations in a medical imaging relation environment.
  • Enhance human interaction and performance in a clinical environment by integrating liberal education principles.

SKILLS TO BE LEARNT DURING BS RADIOLOGY COURSE

  • Demonstrate good knowledge of the detailed Human Anatomy and Physiology.
  • Ability to learn and master the operation of simple / advanced sophisticated imaging machinery.
  • Ability to identify trouble-shooting & problems related to the equipments used in Radiology.
  • Perform maintenance and corrective measures on imaging instruments, where required.
  • Demonstrate complete knowledge and technical skills regarding the diagnostic Radiology Technology including X-Rays, Medical Sonography, Computerized Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Nuclear Medical, Fluoroscopes, and cardiovascular imaging etc.
  • Explaining the patient about the procedure, precautions and correct positioning.
  • Place the equipment in the proper position in relation to patients body determine the proper machine settings.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and proper usage of the radiation protection equipments.
  • Manage small administrative issues of the department including purchase / replacement of the related equipment.
  • Maintenance of work records, dye, and chemical storage, up to date methodology and miscellaneous duties.
  • Complete work in compliance with the quality assurance policies and procedures.
  • Maintenance of stock solution, controls and equipments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of the Microsoft office suite.
  • Knowledge of record keeping.
  • The ability to analyze and modify the imaging techniques according to the circumstances.
  • Attend continuing education programs as funding and work load permits.
  • Instruct and teach the junior staff and training technologists

Scheme of Studies

Semester 1

Code
Subject Name
Cr.hrs
AHS-101
Biochemstry – I
3+1
AHS-102
Human Physiology – I
3+1
AHS-103
Human Anatomy – I
3+1
AHS-104
English – I
2+0
AHS-105
Pak Studies
2+0
AHS-106
Computer Skills
1+1
Total
18

Semester 2

Code
Subject Name
Cr.hrs
AHS-107
Biochemistry – II
3+1
AHS-108
Human Physiology – II
3+1
AHS-109
Human Anatomy – II
3+1
AHS-110
English – II
2+0
AHS-111
Islamic Studies
2+0
Total
16

Semester 3

Code
Subject Name
Cr.hrs
AHS-210
Regional And Radiological Anatomy – II
2+1
AHS-211
General Radiology
2+1
AHS-212
Radiation Sciences and Technology
2+1
AHS-201
General Pathology
2+1
AHS-202
General Pharmacology
2+1
AHS-206
Communication Skills
1+1
Total
17

Semester 4

Code
Subject Name
Cr.hrs
AHS-234
Clinical Medicine – II
1+1
AHS-235
Regional And Radiological Anatomy – II
2+1
AHS-236
Conventional Radiology Procedures & Clinical Practice
2+2
AHS-237
Radiological Positioning & Clinical Practice
2+2
AHS-238
Computed & Digital Radiography (cr & Dr)
1+1
AHS-239
Radiobiology & Radiation Protection
1+1
Total
17

Semester 5

Code
Subject Name
Cr.hrs
AHS-313
Computed Tomography (CT) 2+2
AHS-314
Mammography & Special Radiological Techniques 2+1
AHS-315
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) 2+2
AHS-316
General Surgery 1+1
AHS-317
Interventional Radiology 1+1
AHS-318
Clinical Medicine – II 1+1
Total 17

Semester 6

Code
Subject Name
Cr.hrs
ASH-319
Radiological & Cross Sectional Anatomy
2+1
AHS-320
Computed Tomography (CT) Procedures & Clinical Practice
2+1
AHS-321
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Procedures & Clinical Practice
2+1
AHS-322
Therapeutic Radiology
2+1
AHS-308
Biostatistics
2+1
AHS-310
Research Methodology
2+1
Total
18

Semester 7

Code
Subject Name
Cr.hrs
AHS-411
Clinical Sonograpy
2+2
AHS-412
Angiography and Cardiac Imaging
2+2
AHS-413
Nuclear Medicine
2+1
AHS-414
Echocardiography
1+1
AHS-415
Electrocardiography (ecg)
1+1
AHS-416
Clinical Pathology & Radiological Presentation
1+1
Total
17

Semester 8

Code
Subject Name
Cr.hrs
ASH-417
Patient Care & Management
2+0
AHS-409
Medical Sociology
2+0
AHS-406
Bio-ethics
2+0
Bio-entrepreneurship
2+0
Research Project
6
Total
14