RAT6000 - Introduction to Medical Imaging Technology


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 48 hours ALLE

Course content

Basic principles for medical imaging technologies and imaging techniques. Clinical applications, indications, risk factors, ethical challenges, strengths and weaknesses technically, and for presentation of anatomy and pathology.

Learning outcome

A candidate who has completed the course have the following learning outcomes:

The candidate:

- Has broad knowledge of principal qualities of different medical imaging technologies and techniques for imaging
- Has broad knowledge of application, indications, risk factors, ethical challenges, strengths and weaknesses technically and for presentation of anatomy and pathology

- Can evaluate indications, risk factors, ethical challenges, strengths and weaknesses technically and for presentation of anatomy and pathology

General competence:
- Knows the mechanisms of medical imaging equipment
- Can discuss central technical and ethical issues in professional and interdisciplanary teams

Learning methods and activities

Lectures on campus, and assignments for groups through e-learning platform. Lectures will be held over 2-4 days in the start of the semester, and it is compulsory to have 4 approved assignments. All resources for learning will be made available through the e-learning platform.

Compulsory assignments

  • Assignment
  • Assignment
  • Assignment
  • Assignment

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Medical Imaging Technologies (MMEDBT)
Medicine - Continuing Education (MDEVU)

Course materials

Course material will be presented at the start of the course

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
RAT3001 7.5 01.09.2020
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Further education, higher degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Radiography
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100 ALLE
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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