Course Code: 1XMP05A21
Start Date: 01/11/2021Day of the Week:
Length in weeks: 5
The 5 week course is divided into the following topics
a. The development of replacement joints b. Pacemakers
The case studies will show how advances in materials science and technology have enabled transformative procedures to become commonplace.
MEDICAL IMAGING 1
a. Optical imaging b. X-rays c. Ultrasound
This session will examine the limitations imposed on imaging by some fundamental properties of radiation.
MEDICAL IMAGING 2
a. CT scan b. MRI scan
The advances in materials technology and computing power allowed more complex imaging techniques to be developed.
a. Diagnosis b. Therapy
Nuclear physics has transformed many aspects of our lives and medicine is one area where the science has a greater acceptance by the public.
a. Robotics b. Artificial Intelligence c. Nanotechnology d. Proton Beams
The course concludes with a look at some of the cutting-edge advances in the medical applications of physics and technology.