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080802A Radiology I, 3 ECTS cr 
Code 080802A  Validity 01.08.2010 -
Name Radiology I  Abbreviation Radiology I 
Scope3 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline5401 Medicine 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Medicine 

Tervonen, Osmo Antti 

ECTS Credits 


Timing  S11, 5rd year 
Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the student should be able to understand principles of image interpretation as well as obtain basic image interpretation skills of radiographs. The student should master indications for selected investigations in radiology within general practice´s clinical context and understand correct ordering (percipio) and reporting routines.


General introduction to radiology (Techniques), nuclear medicine and radiation protection.

Radiology of skeletal system, thorax and viscerae and interventional radiology. Neuroradiology. 

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Tutored film interpretations, demonstrations (Hands-on US practice, radiograph filming, ER-work observance), self study, written examinations 


Recommended or required reading 

Soimakallio (Editor):  Radiologia or Mettle, FA (Editor): Essentials of Radiology or Brant WE (Editor): Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology (voluntary)

Mettler, FA (Editor): Essentials of Radiology



Completed written exam is a prerequisite to obtain course credits.

Person responsible 

Professor Roberto Blanco, Professor Osmo Tervonen , Department of Radiology


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