Syllabus query

Academic Year/course: 2017/18

25424 - Image Diagnosis Techniques

Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
25424 - Image Diagnosis Techniques
Faculty / School:
127 - Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud
275 - Escuela Universitaria de Enfermería de Huesca
375 - Escuela Universitaria de Enfermería de Teruel
273 - Degree in Nursing
280 - Degree in Nursing
281 - Degree in Nursing
559 - Degree in Nursing
560 - Degree in Nursing
561 - Degree in Nursing
First Four-month period
Subject Type:

5.1. Methodological overview

 The learning process which is proposed for this subject is the next one:

    MD 1 Lectures and participatory classes.

    MD 4 Learning based on problems.

    MD 5 Exemplification and cases study.

5.2. Learning tasks

 Learning activities which are used in this subject, they include:

- Lectures: It´s encouraged the participation of students.

- Practical sessions of solving problems and test diagnostic imaging clinical cases.

- Periodical tutorial tracking: Presential sessions through platforms of the ADD of Zaragoza´s University.

5.3. Syllabus

Thematic Block 1: Imaging Diagnostic Introduction

    Lesson 1. Concept and historical evolution of Imaging Diagnostic Techniques.

    Lesson 2. Nursing activities in the Imaging Diagnostic Techniques.

    Lesson 3. Patient radiation preparation.

    Lesson 4. Radiodiagnosis Quality Control.

Thematic Block 2: Phsysical bases of Imaging Diagnostic

    Lesson 5. The matter.

    Lesson 6. The Electromagnetic Radiation.

    Lesson 7. Ionizing Radiation.

    Lesson 8. Concept and Rx Properties.

    Lesson 9. Radiation Interactions with the Matter.

    Lesson 10. Biological Effects of the Radiation.

    Lesson 11. The radiation Image; Digital Imaging.

Thematic Block 3: Radiological Protection

    Lesson 12. Radiological Protection Concept and Radiosensivility.

    Lesson 13. Radiological Protection Measures.

    Lesson 14. Specific Protection Measures in Children and Pregnant Women.

Thematic Block 4: Contrast Agents use in the Imaging Diagnostic Techniques

    Lesson 15. Contrast Agents.

    Lesson 16. Ultrasound Contrast.

    Lesson 17. Magnetic Resonance Contrast Agents.

    Lesson 18. Nursing Care in the Administration of Contrast Agents.

Thematic Block 5: Nursing Care in the Imaging Diagnostic Techniques

    Lesson 19. Conventional Radiology.

    Lesson 20. Contrast Radiology.

    Lesson 21. Interventional and Vascular Radioloogy.

    Lesson 22. Ultrasound.

    Lesson 23. Computed Tomography.

    Lesson 24. Magnetic Resonance.

    Lesson 25. Nuclear Medicine.


    First Seminar. Care Plan in Patients with Ultrasound Study.

    Second Seminar. Care Plan in Patients with Tomography Computed.

    Third Seminar. Care Plan in Patients with Magnetic Resonance.

    Fourth Seminar. Care Plan in Patients with Nuclear Medicine.

    Fifth Seminar.  Utility of Ultrasound in canalization venous catheters.

    Sixth Seminar. Radiological Protection Measures in patients and

    professionals exposed to ionizing radiation

    Seventh Seminar. Radiologic studies in U.C.I.

    Eighth Seminar. Mamography. Utility of Breast Cancer.

5.4. Course planning and calendar

The calendar of this subjects activities proposed for the Course 2017-2018 is the following one:

- Theory Classes: September 2017 - January 2018.

- Seminars: October 2017 - January 2018.

5.5. Bibliography and recommended resources


Bontrager, Kenneth L., Lampignano, John P.: Proyecciones radiológicas con correlación anatómica. 8ª ed. Barcelona, Elsevier, 2014.


Ecografía básica : utilidad en la inserción de catéteres venosos centrales de acceso periférico. Directores, Enrique Tobajas Asensio, José Antonio Tobajas Asensio. Zaragoza, Enrique Tobajas Asensio, 2010.


Fernández Solá, Cayetano: Enfermería radiológica. Almería, Universidad de Almería, 2007.


Frank, Eugene D., Long, Bruce W., Smith, Barbara J.: Merrill atlas de posiciones radiográficas y procedimientos radiológicos. 11ª ed. Barcelona, 2010.


Medios de contraste en radiología. Coordinadores, Luis Martí-Bonmatí, Yolanda Pallardó Calatayud. Madrid, Editorial Médica Panamericana, 2008.


Moller, Torsten B., Reif, Emil: Imágenes normales de TC y RM. 3ª reimp. Madrid, Editorial Médica Panamericana, 2010.


Möller, Torsten B.. Reif, Emil: Atlas de bolsillo de anatomía radiográfica. 3ª ed. Madrid, Editorial Médica Panamericana, 2010.


Radiología esencial. Directores, J. L. del Cura, S. Pedraza, A. Gayete. Madrid, Editorial Médica Panamericana, 2009.


Sartor, Klaus, Kress, Bodo: Diagnóstico por la imagen del encéfalo. Madrid, Editorial Médica Panamericana, 2011.


Técnicas de diagnóstico por la imagen. Editor y coordinador, Enrique Tobajas Asensio. Zaragoza, Enrique Tobajas Asensio, 2011.