BME 6590: Medical Physics
Credits: 3 Grading Scheme: Letter
Prerequisite: BME 6534
(Radiological Physics) or permission of instructor.
Introducing students to the physical basis and clinical practice of medical physics. Fundamentals of imaging physics and techniques including radiographic, CT, ultrasound, MRI and nuclear medicine procedures. Image quality metrics are introduced and the fundamental strategies of radiation therapy, treatment planning and components of professional development are studied.
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