You will have seven weeks (November 2 - December 21) to complete this written task.
Deadline: December 22, 2015
The maximum score: 30 points
What you are to do:
In about 1000 words, you are to write an essay about which physical laws and principles are used in medicine and how and why the use of medical physics has implications that must be considered before making decisions about adopting it in human medicine.
In writing your essay, the following points can be used as a guide:
Simply copying from the Internet or books is not permitted.
The antiplagiat program will be used to confirm originality.
How you are to do it:
An essay of about 1000 words, double spaced, 12 point Arial font. Please include some diagrams.
Note in the preceding criteria:
State is defined as “To give a specific name, value or other brief answer without explanation or calculation.”
Describe is defined as “to give a detailed account”
Discuss is defined as “To give an account including, where possible, a range of arguments for and against, the relative importance of various factors and comparisons of alternative hypotheses.”
Explain is defined as “to give a clear account including causes and reasons or mechanisms.”
How it will be marked:
|Medical physics Application||The student gives a basic description of how medical physics is applied to addressing human health problems||The student gives a complete description of how medical physics is applied to addressing human health problems||The student gives a detailed explanation of how medical physics is applied to addressing human health problems|
|Benefits and Limitations of Medical physics||The student states some benefits or limitations of medical physics in addressing human health problems||The student describes some benefits or limitations of medical physics in addressing human health problems||The student explains some benefits and limitations of medical physics in addressing human health problems|
|Scientific Language||The student attempts to communicate scientific information using some scientific language||The student communicates scientific information using scientific language||The student communicates scientific information effectively using scientific language correctly|
|Symbolic and/or Visual Aids||The student presents some of the information in an appropriate form using some symbolic or visual representation when appropriate||The student presents most of the information appropriately using symbolic or visual representation according to the task||The student presents all the information appropriately using symbolic and/or visual representation accurately according to the task|
|Use of Sources||The student attempts to acknowledge sources of information but this is inaccurate||The student attempts to acknowledge sources of information but this is inaccurate||The student acknowledges sources of information completely and appropriately|
Note in the preceding criteria:
Scientific Language is defined as scientific terminology, vocabulary, symbolic language, units of measure.
- Physics of Radiation Therapy
- Radiation Dosimetry
- Applied Radiobiology
- Radiation Safety
- Physics of Medical Imaging
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging
- Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Biochemistry and Medicine
- Electron Paramagnetic Resonance in Biochemistry and Medicine
- Physical Princeples of Electrocardiography
- Physical Princeples of Electrophoresis. Iontophoresis
- Ultrasound Diagnostics
- Computed Tomography
- Optical Biopsy
- Using Nanoparticles in Medicine
- Ultraviolet Spectroscopy
- Infrared spectroscopy
- Fluorescent Methods in Medicine
- Laser Surgery. Laser scalpel. Laser correction of vision
- Ultrasound Surgery
- Doppler Sonography
- Optical Microscopy in Biology and Medicine
- Positron emission tomography (PET)