Bachelorship in Medical Physics

Degree Qualifications Profile

The graduates of this program are professionals capable of working in the fields of physics related to radiotherapy, diagnostic radiology, and nuclear medicine, through the application of concepts, laws, techniques, models, and methods of medical physics in order to contribute to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

In addition, these professionals will be capable of being part of research groups within their field, in order to innovate and optimize diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy, and nuclear medicine techniques. They will also be able to comprehend, elaborate, and disseminate research articles and results from their research group.

Bachelors in Medical Physics will be able to participate in work groups in order to advise about equipment used in Medical Physics, as well as guarantee the quality and safety concerning the good use of radiotherapy, diagnostic radiology, and nuclear medicine equipment.

Lastly, they will promote a culture of Radiation Safety for the patient and the occupationally exposed workers.

Goals

Upon completion of the program, the graduate will:

  • Understand the application of concepts, laws, models, techniques, and methods of physics for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
  • Be trained in the areas of physics concerning radiotherapy, diagnostic radiology, and nuclear medicine.
  • Have an understanding of metrology of ionizing radiations.
  • Develop social and ethical awareness, and human values.
  • Be capable of contributing to the technical and scientific development within their field.
  • Be capable of optimizing and innovating in techniques for diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy, and nuclear medicine.
  • Be capable of proposing ideas for research and participating in research projects within their field.
  • Understand, formulate, and disseminate scientific articles.
  • Be able to further the knowledge on diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy, and nuclear medicine.

Curriculum: plan_estudios_2016_fmedica

Field of Employment

Graduates will be able to work at hospitals and medical centers, both in the public and private sector, where ionizing radiation is used for diagnosis and treatment. Likewise, they will be able to do research in specialized centers within their field.

Info and contact

Department of Physics

Email: fisica@facen.una.py