Radiological Technology

Bachelor, full-time

Overview

Radiographers make images of the human body with the help of large medical technology equipment. To do so they use imaging technology that implements ionizing or non-ionizing radiation. The methods range from skeletal radiology to magnetic resonance imaging. In this way they support the early diagnosis and treatment of several serious diseases. Diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy and nuclear medicine are therefore the focus of the degree program in which radiation protection is a key issue.

Contact us

Contact us!

Patrick Korpitsch
Michaela Lippitz

Favoritenstraße 226, D.Z.31
1100 Vienna
P: +43 1 606 68 77-4800
F: +43 1 606 68 77-4809
radtech@fh-campuswien.ac.at

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Office hours during the semester
Mon and Wed, 10.00 a.m.-4.00 p.m. 
Thu and Fri, 10.00 a.m.-3.00 p.m.
Tue closed

Duration of course
6 Semester
Final degree
Bachelor of Science in Health Studies (BSc)
incl. professional qualifications
110Study places
180ECTS
Organisational form
full-time

Application period for summer semester 2021
 10th August to 25th October 2020

tuition fee / semester:

€ 363,361

+ ÖH premium + contribution2

 

1 Tuition fees for students from third countries € 727,- per semester

 

2 for additional study expenses
(currently up to € 83,- depending on degree program and year)

What you can offer

You are interested in both medicine and technology and are therefore looking for an intersection that combines both. You have already acquired a strong foundation in mathematics and physics. You approach problems logically and analytically, display manual dexterity when operating equipment and have a strong sense of responsibly. Your good spatial imagination helps you to analyze images. Despite all the physical and technical aspects, you never lose sight of the person, who you show great empathy. Strong social skills are also necessary for work in interdisciplinary teams. Your curiosity makes you open to science and research in order to also keep up with the rapid advances in medical technology in the future.

What makes this degree program special

In the degree program you will learn how radiological technological methods work and what their specific advantages and disadvantages are. You are qualified to plan and perform analysis procedures with large medical equipment and to ensure quality assurance. Some methods only verify tissue changes, however nuclear medicine already identifies initial changes in metabolism. When performing radiological examinations, identifying cancer early, thanks to mammography for example, or radiating cancer, you will be working with ionizing particle or electromagnetic radiation. With the help of computer tomography (CT), sectional images of body parts are computer generated based on multiple X-rays. Electromagnetic waves, such as those used in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), are not ionizing.

It provides detailed sectional images of tissues and organs on the basis of strong magnetic fields. Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to produce images. A positron emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear medicine procedure that utilizes low-level radioactive substances to produce images of biochemical and physiological functions in the body. With the help of all the techniques you learn about in detail in the degree program, you will contribute to the early diagnosis and treatment of several serious diseases.

A smiling woman in a white coat. Next to her is a rectangular box, which is a medical device with tubes and many buttons. Behind her is a person, blurred photographed, who is making adjustments on a large X-ray machine.

What you will learn in the degree program

Radiological diagnostics, radiotherapy and nuclear medicine are the main focus of the degree program. Personal development, knowledge of health law, health economics and project management complete your education.

  • In the basic medical subjects such as anatomy, physiology and pathology you will acquire knowledge about the human organs and bodily functions.
  • Physical-technical subjects impart basic knowledge for proper operation of the equipment.
  • Radiological technical procedures and examination and treatment methods are the focus of the 36 weeks of internships.
  • Radiation protection, digital image data management and teleradiology will round out your education.
  • With in-depth electives you can set your own individual focus.

Curriculum

Lecture SWS ECTS
Professional Competences 1: Interdisciplinary Work and Patient Management UE

Professional Competences 1: Interdisciplinary Work and Patient Management UE

Lector: Irene Kain, MSc, Mag. Wolfgang Kostenwein

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basic rules of communication and interaction, selected communication theory; body language; conversation techniques; principles of conversation; feedback rules; rhetoric, discussion rules; intercultural communication; dealing with illness - patient*internal care; basics of conflict management, dealing with own/foreign emotions; emotional intelligence, methods of self-reflection, basics of group dynamics, de-escalation, role models in health professions; role expectations; self-image

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Activating form (group work, role plays)

Language

German

1 1
Professional Competences 1: Scientific Work SE

Professional Competences 1: Scientific Work SE

Lector: Mag. Dr. Natascha Miljkovic

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

What is science? Criteria for scientific work; phases of the research process; ethics committee; good scientific practice (OEAWI GWP guidelines); research; types of texts in studies (especially internship report, laboratory report, paper, seminar paper); scientific language, avoidance of plagiarism

Assessment methods

Final exam

Teaching methods

Activating method (group work, guided exercises)

Language

German

1 2
Medial Basics 1: Anatomy VO

Medial Basics 1: Anatomy VO

Lector: Dr.med.univ. Ulrike Heber, Dr. Lukas Reissig

3 SWS
5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basic terms, directional and positional designations, general definitions, structure, morphology and function of cells and tissue, structure, organs, topography, blood supply of the following systems: skeletal system including muscles, ligaments and joints; cardiovascular system; respiratory system; digestive system; urogenital system; endocrine system; nervous system; sensory organs; blood and haematopoietic system; lymphatic system; embryonic and foetal development

Assessment methods

Final exam
final exam with partial performances in writing (online supported exam)

Teaching methods

Presentational form (lecture)

Language

German

3 5
Medical Basics 1: Physiology VO

Medical Basics 1: Physiology VO

Lector: Dr.med.univ. Ulrike Heber, Dr. Lukas Reissig

2 SWS
3 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basic terms, directional and positional designations, general definitions, structure, morphology and function of cells and tissues, function of organs, blood supply of the following systems: skeletal system including muscles, ligaments and joints; cardiovascular system; respiratory system; digestive system; urogenital system; endocrine system; nervous system; sensory organs; blood and haematopoietic system; lymphatic system; embryonic and foetal development

Assessment methods

Final exam
final exam: written (online supported exam)

Teaching methods

Presentational form (lecture)

Language

German

2 3
Medical Basics 2: Pathology and Hygiene VO

Medical Basics 2: Pathology and Hygiene VO

Lector: Dr. med.univ. Asha Leisser

2 SWS
3 ECTS

Lecture contents

Definitions, etiology, pathogenesis; pathologies and their clinical appearance of: Skeletal system incl. muscles, ligaments, joints, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, digestive system, urogenital system (incl. reproductive organs); endocrine system; nervous system; hospital hygiene, environmental hygiene, disinfection/sterilization, basic terms and tasks of infection hygiene

Assessment methods

Final exam

Teaching methods

Lecture

Language

German

2 3
Medical Basics 2: Basics of Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology VO

Medical Basics 2: Basics of Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology VO

Lector: Mag.pharm. Dr. Gunar Stemer, aHPh

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, effect and side effects, dosage, application, shelf life, storage and disposal of professionally relevant drug groups: Analgesics, hypnotics, narcotics, cardiovascular drugs, anticoagulants, drugs affecting the endocrine system Contrast agents: areas of application and classification, contrast agent side effects and measures, significance of flow, quantity, concentration of the contrast agents applied, indications, contraindications

Assessment methods

Final exam
final exam (written, online supported exam)

Teaching methods

Presentational form (lecture)

Language

German

1 2
Medical Physics: Digital Detector Technologies in Radiological Imaging VO

Medical Physics: Digital Detector Technologies in Radiological Imaging VO

Lector: Wilhelm Gloss, MSc

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

The basic technical and physical principles of single layer, dual layer, multi layer and photon counting technologies Different types of radiographic detectors Technical characteristics and value ranges of digital detectors Radiographic characteristics of detector materials

Assessment methods

Final exam
LV final exam: written (online supported exam)

Teaching methods

Presentational form (lecture)

Language

German

1 1
Medical Physics: Medical Physics VO

Medical Physics: Medical Physics VO

Lector: A.o. Univ. Prof. DI Dr. Peter Homolka

3 SWS
4 ECTS

Lecture contents

Fundamentals of atomic and nuclear physics, radioactivity, properties and origin of radiation, interaction processes of ionizing radiation with matter (including attenuation and scattering), dose, terms, definitions, units, radiation detection (dosimetry), application of radiation in diagnostics and therapy

Assessment methods

Final exam
LV final exam: written (online supported exam)

Teaching methods

Presentational form (lecture)

Language

German

3 4
Plain Radiography 1: General Imaging Techniques, Image Analysis & Patient Care ILV

Plain Radiography 1: General Imaging Techniques, Image Analysis & Patient Care ILV

Lector: Sabine Gabriele Gracic, Christoph Kamp, BSc, Dr. phil. Dr. med. Günther Schenz

4 SWS
5.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Technical terminology, definitions of terms, projections and spatial directions, geometric laws of X-ray image generation.
Patient information on the procedure and execution of examinations.
Positioning aids, radiation protection agents and their application.
Procedure and execution (preparation, positioning of the patient, positioning of the central beam) of standard radiological examinations including contrast agent applications, taking into account indication and contraindication as well as patient condition.
Analysis of the images on the basis of examples, evaluation with regard to qualitative guidelines and anatomy, recognition of positioning and imaging technique errors as well as their correction.
Professional treatment of sick or injured patients.
Application of personal and patient related hygiene measures.
Safe and ergonomic working with regard to self-protection and the protection of others.
Correct application of structural, technical, patient and personnel-related radiation protection measures.
Assistance in emergency measures such as blood pressure measurements and the preparation of medication and infusions in the event of contrast agent incidents or circulatory breakdowns.
Preparation and follow-up of X-ray contrast agent examinations.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Final Exam (written final examination, partial performance examinations)

Teaching methods

VO (Lecture, Demonstrations);
UE Activating Form (guided exercises, group work, role play, case studies/case analyses)

Language

German

4 5.5
Plain Radiography 1: Equipment Technology ILV

Plain Radiography 1: Equipment Technology ILV

Lector: Sabine Gabriele Gracic, Christoph Kamp, BSc

1.5 SWS
2.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Principle of X-ray beam generation.
Components of an X-ray system, their functional principle and professional technical operation.
Principle of the function of grids, digital storage media (storage plates and solid-state detectors).
Exposure parameters, in particular energy and dose of X-rays, reduction of scattered radiation, and their effects on radiological imaging.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
LV final examination (written or oral final examination, partial performance tests)

Teaching methods

lecture, demonstration
Activating Form (guided exercises, group work, role play, case studies/case analyses)

Language

German

1.5 2.5
Plain Radiography 1: Technical Quality Control UE

Plain Radiography 1: Technical Quality Control UE

Lector: Josef Fuchs

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Legal provisions (legal basis - MedStrSchV, BGBl II No. 409/2004 - Annex 1 and 2), standards and standard structure, acceptance test, constancy test and practical implementation (exercises in groups) on equipment and devices.
Generation of "faulty" X-ray images for defect detection and defect classification.
Recognition of faulty parameters in the recording and findings situation.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Immanent examination and LV final examination (oral/practical)

Teaching methods

Activating form (practical exercises with guided exercises, group work, explorative learning, case studies/case analyses

Language

German

1 1

Lecture SWS ECTS
Professional Competences 1: Scientific Literature in Radiological Technology UE

Professional Competences 1: Scientific Literature in Radiological Technology UE

Lector: Mag. Dr. Natascha Miljkovic, FH-Prof. Mag. Gerold Unterhumer

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Types of scientific literature and clinical studies; assessment of clinical studies (especially QUADAS guideline); formulation of research questions (especially PICOT format) and hypotheses; research methods at a glance; EBM and EBR; Journal Club; reading techniques

Assessment methods

Final exam

Teaching methods

Activating method (group work, presentations, guided exercises)

Language

German

1 1
Clinical Internship Plain Radiography PR

Clinical Internship Plain Radiography PR

Lector: Sabine Gabriele Gracic

0 SWS
6.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Preparation, performance of the examinations Evaluation of the results with regard to qualitative guidelines in conventional radiology

Assessment methods

Final exam
Written documentation (protocol)

Teaching methods

placement: patient-oriented, practical implementation of theoretical teaching content

Language

German

0 6.5
CT: Clinical Cases VO

CT: Clinical Cases VO

Lector: Christopher Deutsch, BSc MA, Dr. Sabine Simon, Dr. Robert Steinbach

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Case discussions and case demonstration from a medical perspective based on selected routine examinations

Assessment methods

Final exam
Part 3 of Module examination (Moodle)

Teaching methods

Presentational form (lecture)

Language

German

1 1
CT: Basics of Medical Technology VO

CT: Basics of Medical Technology VO

Lector: Christopher Deutsch, BSc MA

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Physical-technical basics, functional principle, technical components, radiation protection CT, image calculation, image representation, image quality and optimisation possibilities, artefacts, quality assurance

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam

Teaching methods

Presentational form (lecture, demonstration)

Language

German

1 1
CT: Postprocessing and Image Analysis UE

CT: Postprocessing and Image Analysis UE

Lector: Christopher Deutsch, BSc MA, Ulla Mann, Klemens Messner, BSc MSc

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Image processing and image analysis, 2D, 3D

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam

Teaching methods

Integrative form (guided exercises, case studies)

Language

German

1 1
CT: Examinations and Interventions ILV

CT: Examinations and Interventions ILV

Lector: Christopher Deutsch, BSc MA

2 SWS
3 ECTS

Lecture contents

Important indications and contraindications, preparation, performance, evaluation and documentation, aftercare, standard protocols for computer tomographic examinations and interventions of selected organ areas, selected special procedures and areas of application, according to the current state of the art and international standards;

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam

Teaching methods

VO (lecture), UE Activating Form (group work, guided exercises)

Language

German

2 3
Data and Image Data Management 1: Image and Data Generation ILV

Data and Image Data Management 1: Image and Data Generation ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Georg Dobrozemsky, MSc

1.5 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Process of image formation; effects of X-rays in radiological imaging; technology of radiological imaging systems for Exposure; image quality and image quality criteria, resolution, contrast; causes of reduced image quality; minimization of radiation exposure and scattered radiation and blur

Assessment methods

Final exam
Lecture final test
Written exam

Teaching methods

Presenting (lecture) and activating form (guided exercises)

Language

German

1.5 2
Data and Image Data Management 1: Fundamentals of Image Processing and Reconstruction ILV

Data and Image Data Management 1: Fundamentals of Image Processing and Reconstruction ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. DI (FH) Godoberto Guevara Rojas, PhD

1.5 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Terms and technical concepts, (image formats, image compression); greyscale histogram, greyscale profile; linear and non-linear greyscale corrections; types of filters; arithmetic image operations, morphological operations; frequency space; segmentation of images

Assessment methods

Final exam
Lecture final test
Oral exam

Teaching methods

Presenting (lecture, demonstration) and activating form (guided exercises)

Language

German

1.5 2
Medical Basics 1: Sectional Anatomy VO

Medical Basics 1: Sectional Anatomy VO

Lector: Dr. Lothar Ponhold, Dr. Christian Widmann

2 SWS
3 ECTS

Lecture contents

Body slices of the following organ systems and comparison with various imaging techniques: skeletal system including muscles, ligaments, joints; cardiovascular system; respiratory system; digestive system; urogenital system (including genital organs); endocrine system; nervous system; sensory organs; blood and blood-forming system; lymphatic system.
Clinical pictures in various modalities (X-ray, CT, MRT, sonography, nuclear medicine (especially SPECT and PET), by means of case presentations (educational film collection) with regard to morphology (especially differentiation, distribution and dissemination patterns, infiltration) and functional presentation.

Assessment methods

Final exam

Teaching methods

Presentational form (lecture)

Language

German

2 3
Reflection on clinical Internship Plain Radiography UE

Reflection on clinical Internship Plain Radiography UE

Lector: Sabine Gabriele Gracic

0.5 SWS
0.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Reflection and exchange of experience within the scope of the professional internship through written and oral exchange Presentation, discussion and development of a relevant situation from the internship Possibility to eliminate ambiguities regarding adjustment techniques, recording techniques, radiation protection, dealing with stressful situations, cooperation in a team, appropriate interaction with patients, as well as with vocational colleges and other professional groups while observing ethical principles and taking into account different cultural orientations

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
LV-immanent examination character: oral or written (presentation/ discussion of a case study)

Teaching methods

Activating form (impulse presentation, guided exercises)

Language

German

0.5 0.5
Plain Radiography 2: Special Imaging Techniques incl. Clinical Case Reviews ILV

Plain Radiography 2: Special Imaging Techniques incl. Clinical Case Reviews ILV

Lector: Christina Bitai, RT Gabriele Frey, Sabine Gabriele Gracic, Dr. Herbert Huscsava

3.5 SWS
4 ECTS

Lecture contents

The student is familiar with the particularities of radiological imaging in orthopaedics, paediatrics, geriatrics, traumatology and intensive care medicine.
The student knows alternative positioning and adjustment techniques for patients in various individual conditions (polytrauma, anaesthesia, intensive care...).
The student knows the standards in breast diagnostics, the positioning technique in mammography, the procedure and requirements for breast screening, methods of interventional breast diagnostics, quality assurance measures in breast diagnostics.

Assessment methods

Final exam
written and practical partial final exams

Teaching methods

Presenting (lecture, demonstration) and training class: practical exercises (guided exercises, group work, role play, case studies/analyses)

Language

German

3.5 4
Radiation Protection Training: Basic Education and Legal Bases ILV

Radiation Protection Training: Basic Education and Legal Bases ILV

Lector: Dr. Michael Figl, A.o. Univ. Prof. DI Dr. Peter Homolka, Dipl.-Ing. Elisabeth Salomon

1.5 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Radiation sources; dosimetry and dose variables relevant to radiation protection and specific applications; guide values, limit values; radiation protection basics and basic principles; measuring devices; control of personal dose;
Laws, ordinances, standards and guidelines in radiation protection;
Exercises in small groups: Handling of devices for the determination of personal and local dose, calculation of internal patient doses, use of test sources;

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam

Teaching methods

VO (lecture), UE Activating Method (practical exercises)

Language

German

1.5 2
Radiation Protection Training: Special Training and Diagnostic Application ILV

Radiation Protection Training: Special Training and Diagnostic Application ILV

Lector: A.o. Univ. Prof. DI Dr. Peter Homolka, Dipl.-Ing. Elisabeth Salomon

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Radiation protection-relevant aspects of X-ray equipment for diagnostics; enclosed radioactive substances in diagnostics; radiation exposure of personnel and other persons, in particular patients, during the various examination procedures; determination of radiation exposure of personnel and patients; protective measures during diagnostic applications; protection of patients Quality assurance measures; exercises in small groups: protective measures during operation of X-ray equipment in X-ray diagnostics and interventional radiology; determination of dose in X-ray diagnostics; correct application of dose concepts; reference values

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam

Teaching methods

VO (lecture), UE Activating Method (practical exercises)

Language

German

1 1
Radiation Protection Training: Radiobiology VO

Radiation Protection Training: Radiobiology VO

Lector: Dr. Petra Feurstein, A.o. Univ. Prof. DI Dr. Peter Homolka

1.5 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Radiobiological chain of effects, influence of ionizing radiation on cells, radiation sensitivity, cell cycle, repair mechanism, dose-response relationships, linear-square model, LET and RBE, hadrons, acute and late effects after radiation exposure

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam

Teaching methods

Presentational form (lecture)

Language

German

1.5 2

Lecture SWS ECTS
Professional Competences 2: Scientific Methods ILV

Professional Competences 2: Scientific Methods ILV

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Clinical research; empirical research methods and their applications; empiricism in health sciences: Hypothesis testing methods; Hypothesis generating methods; Concept/disposition creation; Ethics proposal

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Immanent (UE) and LV final examination

Teaching methods

Presenting and activating form VO (lecture), UE (guided exercises)

Language

German

1 2
Clinical Internship Computed Tomography PR

Clinical Internship Computed Tomography PR

0 SWS
6 ECTS

Lecture contents

Preparation and execution of examinations, evaluation and analysis of the results with regard to qualitative guidelines in computed tomography

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Written documentation (protocol)

Teaching methods

placement: patient-oriented, practical implementation of theoretical teaching content

Language

German

0 6
Clinical Internship Magnetic Resonance Imaging PR

Clinical Internship Magnetic Resonance Imaging PR

0 SWS
6 ECTS

Lecture contents

Preparation and performance of examinations, evaluation and analysis of the results with regard to qualitative guidelines in magnetic resonance imaging

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Written documentation (training protocol)

Teaching methods

placement: patient-oriented, practical implementation of theoretical teaching content

Language

German

0 6
MRI: Clinical Case Reviews VO

MRI: Clinical Case Reviews VO

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Clinical case discussions and case demonstrations from a medical point of view based on selected routine and special examinations

Assessment methods

Final exam
Partial performance: final examination: written (online supported examination) (module examination)

Teaching methods

Presentational form (lecture)

Language

German

1 1
MRI: Basics of Medical Technology ILV

MRI: Basics of Medical Technology ILV

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Technical terms; physical basics of image formation and technical image processing; technical components (design, coil technology, additive technical accessories, ...), image data, image processing and post processing; sequences; hazard and safety aspects, quality assurance

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam
Partial performance: written examination (online supported examination)

Teaching methods

Lecture

Language

German

1 2
MRI: Postprocessing and Image Analysis ILV

MRI: Postprocessing and Image Analysis ILV

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Image analysis and image evaluation based on selected image examples in groups; postprocessing procedures (MPR, MIP, ROI, evaluations, etc.), parameter changes and their effects on image quality, image analysis (contrasts, parameters, artefacts, case studies, ...)

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam

Teaching methods

Activating form (guided exercises, case studies)

Language

German

1 1
MRI: Examinations and Interventions ILV

MRI: Examinations and Interventions ILV

2 SWS
3 ECTS

Lecture contents

Indications and contraindications; safety aspects; patient-centered care; planning of examination protocols, execution, evaluation, post-processing and documentation according to the current state of the art and science; indication-related sequence and parameter selection and their optimization possibilities; contrast agent application; hygiene; quality assurance; classification of anatomical and pathological structures on the sectional image; clinical image examples

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam

Teaching methods

VO (Lecture, Demonstration) Activating form: (guided exercises, group work)

Language

German

2 3
Nuclear Medicine 1: Radiopharmaceutical Basics ILV

Nuclear Medicine 1: Radiopharmaceutical Basics ILV

1.5 SWS
2.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Nuclear medical terminology; area of responsibility of radiological technologists in nuclear medicine; the organisation, structure and organisation of a nuclear medical institute; nuclear physics basics Properties of radiopharmaceuticals; production of radionuclides and biotracers; chemical basics of labelling and preparation; simple laboratory techniques; handling of open radioactive substances (rules of conduct, protection and decontamination measures) incl. Storage and disposal Radiopharmaceutical quality control; approval procedure Exercises on simple laboratory techniques, labelling and preparation of radionuclides in groups

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Immanent and LV final exam: Written (online supported exam)

Teaching methods

Presenting VO (lecture) and activating form (guided exercises)

Language

German

1.5 2.5
Nuclear Medicine 1: Radiation Protection - Specific Education on Handling Unsealed Radioactive Materials and Clinical Applications ILV

Nuclear Medicine 1: Radiation Protection - Specific Education on Handling Unsealed Radioactive Materials and Clinical Applications ILV

1 SWS
1.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Facilities for handling open radioactive materials; radiation exposure of physicians and other persons, in particular patients, during the various examination or treatment procedures; determination of radiation exposure; protective measures when working with open radioactive materials; contamination and decontamination measures; collection, temporary storage and disposal of radioactive waste; radiation accidents caused by external contamination or incorporation; first aid; whole-body measurements and excretion analyses; protection of patients; quality assurance measures; exercises in small groups of at least 4 hours: Protective measures when handling open radioactive materials, detection of contamination, decontamination, quality control, calculation of attenuation coefficients of different shielding materials, determination of the energy spectrum of unknown radionuclides, checking of radiation measuring devices for functionality and suitable areas of application

Assessment methods

Final exam
Written exam (online supported exam)

Teaching methods

VO (lecture) , UE Activating Method (guided exercises)

Language

German

1 1.5
Reflection on clinical Internship Computed Tomography UE

Reflection on clinical Internship Computed Tomography UE

0.5 SWS
0.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Reflection on the practical work involved in implementing theoretical teaching/learning content, dealing with stressful situations, informative conversations, feedback, cooperation in teams, appropriate interaction with patients as well as colleagues and other professional groups, taking into account ethical principles and different cultural orientations, presentation and discussion of a case study from professional practice.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
immanent examination character: oral or written (presentation/ discussion of a case study)

Teaching methods

activating (impulse presentation, guided exercises)

Language

German

0.5 0.5
Reflection on clinical Internship Magnetic Resonance Imaging UE

Reflection on clinical Internship Magnetic Resonance Imaging UE

0.5 SWS
0.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Reflection on the practical work involved in implementing theoretical teaching/learning content, dealing with stressful situations, informative conversations, appropriate interaction with patients, as well as with vocational colleagues and other professional groups while observing ethical principles and taking into account different cultural orientations, feedback, cooperation in teams, presentation and discussion of a case study from professional practice.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
immanent examination character: oral or written (presentation/ discussion of a case study)

Teaching methods

Activating form (impulse presentation, guided exercises)

Language

German

0.5 0.5
Radiation Oncology 1: Basics of Medical Physics and Device Technology VO

Radiation Oncology 1: Basics of Medical Physics and Device Technology VO

1.5 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

- Radiotherapeutically relevant dose terms and units
- Spatial radiation dose distributions
- Physical and technical basics of tele- and brachytherapy equipment, as well as ion- and proton therapy, and auxiliary equipment
- Software architecture of radiation treatment planning systems
- Physical-technical sources of error in the treatment process of therapeutic radiation units and all ancillary facilities including quality assurance.

Assessment methods

Final exam
Final exam

Teaching methods

Presenting teaching/learning method (lecture)

Language

German

1.5 2
Radiation Oncology 1: Tumor Pathology and Radiotherapeutic Concepts VO

Radiation Oncology 1: Tumor Pathology and Radiotherapeutic Concepts VO

2 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

- General oncology, tumour epidemiology, cancer prevention, screening, early detection.
- Pathology of malignant tumours and other neoplasms, the clinical appearance of neoplastic diseases, the diagnostic procedures as well as the classification, stage classification and prognostic factors of malignant diseases.
- Principles of cancer treatment taking into account surgical treatment, radiation treatment, chemotherapy, endocrine therapy and other forms of treatment.
- Treatment goal and choice of therapy modality (modalities) and accompanying treatment measures, taking into account quality of life and terminal care and aftercare of patients.
- Optimal radiotherapy in relation to the type of disease and localisation.

Assessment methods

Final exam
Final written exam

Teaching methods

Presentational form (Lecture)

Language

German

2 2

Lecture SWS ECTS
Angiography: Clinical Case Reviews, Postprocessing and Image Analysis ILV

Angiography: Clinical Case Reviews, Postprocessing and Image Analysis ILV

1.5 SWS
2.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Analysis of the images and technical evaluation with regard to the qualitative guidelines as well as application of post-processing possibilities and image evaluation in 2D and 3D; vascular anatomy, pathology.
Cardiovascular diseases including associated pathologies, basics of cardiopulmonary functional diagnostics, clinical manifestations, case demonstrations from a medical point of view, indications and contraindications of interventional radiology and cardiology.

Assessment methods

Final exam
final exam: written (online, supported exam)

Teaching methods

VO (lecture), Activating (guided exercises, group work)

Language

German

1.5 2.5
Angiography: Skills Lab UE

Angiography: Skills Lab UE

1.5 SWS
1.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basic knowledge of hygiene, angiographic materials and interventions; design, function and handling of special materials such as puncture and sluice systems, vascular catheters, guiding catheters, dilatation catheters, stents, coils and much more - according to the current state of knowledge in the field.
Sterile work and sterile assistance in invasive diagnostic and interventional procedures, including skin preparation for procedures, handling of instruments and materials.

Assessment methods

Final exam
Final examination (practical)

Teaching methods

activating form (group work, role play, guided exercises, blended learning)

Language

German

1.5 1.5
Angiography: Examinations and Interventions VO

Angiography: Examinations and Interventions VO

1.5 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Typical anatomical, physiological and pathological criteria in the cardiovascular field, patient information and care, preparation, positioning, contrast agent application, performance, complications, documentation, aftercare, interdisciplinarity in cardiological angiographies and interventions, significance of evaluation and documentation of electrophysiological and hemodynamic parameters, radiation protection applied.

Assessment methods

Final exam
final examination, Written examination (online supported test)

Teaching methods

Presenting form (lecture, demonstration video)

Language

German

1.5 2
Professional Competences 2: Data Evaluation UE

Professional Competences 2: Data Evaluation UE

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Applied research methods in radiology technology, especially
-Biostatistical basics: Feature classification, location measures, dispersion measures, shape measures, graphical representations, description of a relationship;
-Basics of probability theory;
-Performance of a test,
-Data evaluation and statistical analysis by means of software (e.g. SPSS)

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Activating form (guided exercises with evaluation software)

Language

German

1 1
Data and Image Data Management 2: Applied Data Processing in Medical Networks UE

Data and Image Data Management 2: Applied Data Processing in Medical Networks UE

2 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

networks; patient data and image transfer; transfer protocols, compression and encryption techniques, radiological-technological
Workflow and reporting process, applied data protection, possibilities, challenges and limitations of teleradiological applications (including process optimization); teleradiological workflow based on selected case studies in clinical routine

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam

Teaching methods

Activating form (teamwork, guided exercises)

Language

German

2 2
Data and Image Data Management 2: Digital Data Processing in Medicine VO

Data and Image Data Management 2: Digital Data Processing in Medicine VO

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Terms and definitions; legal guidelines and organisational measures of organisational and information systems in medicine (especially HIS, RIS, NIS) and its structure, setup and requirements; archiving (PACS);
Technical standards: NEMA, DICOM (in particular DICOM header and DICOM conformance statement), IHE structure of PACS, image categorization ; Structure and design of databases, electronic image distribution, data protection and data security

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam

Teaching methods

VO Lecture

Language

German

1 2
Nuclear Medicine 2: Clinical Case Studies and Postprocessing UE

Nuclear Medicine 2: Clinical Case Studies and Postprocessing UE

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Indications and contraindications; presentation and discussion of selected case studies from clinical practice;t examinations and treatments in comparison to alternative imaging and functional methods; diagnoses in nuclear medicine; plausibility check of acquired examination data (incl. pitfalls); evaluation options for image data sets.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Activating form (guided exercises, case studies)

Language

German

1 1
Nuclear Medicine 2: Technical and Physical Basics ILV

Nuclear Medicine 2: Technical and Physical Basics ILV

1.5 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Design, function and properties of the measuring equipment; quality control of the measuring equipment; image data management in nuclear medicine.
General principles of nuclear physics for radiology technologists in nuclear medicine.

Assessment methods

Final exam
LV final exam in writing

Teaching methods

Activating form ILV, VO (lecture), UE (guided exercises)

Language

German

1.5 2
Nuclear Medicine 2: Examinations and Treatment Methods VO

Nuclear Medicine 2: Examinations and Treatment Methods VO

2 SWS
3 ECTS

Lecture contents

Nuclear medical terminologies; indications, physiology and pathophysiology; patient care; examination parameters and results; guidelines and standards (especially of the ÖGN and DGN, EANM and IAEA); image examples from clinical routine from a radiology technology perspective

Assessment methods

Final exam
LV final examination (written)

Teaching methods

Presentational form (lecture)

Language

German

2 3
Radiation Oncology 2: Brachytherapy Planning ILV

Radiation Oncology 2: Brachytherapy Planning ILV

1.5 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

- Description and terminology in brachytherapy
- Instrumentation and basics of instrument technology
- Physical characteristics of radionuclides for brachytherapy
- Requirements, characteristics and possibilities of an individual patient positioning.
- Acquisition, processing and analysis of image data relevant for brachytherapy treatment planning
- Preparation with corresponding evaluation, as well as optimization and documentation of brachytherapy treatment plans according to international standards
- Irradiation preparation in the bunker (treatment room) and the control room

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Course-immanent exam character (written, online supported exam)

Teaching methods

VO (lecture), UE (guided exercises)

Language

German

1.5 2
Radiation Oncology 2: Patient Positioning and Patient Management UE

Radiation Oncology 2: Patient Positioning and Patient Management UE

1.5 SWS
1.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

- Establishment of a radiation therapy facility and the tasks of the radiographers.

- Sequences of various processes for the implementation of teletherapy treatments, as well as documentation

- Use of suitable positioning and fixation aids

- Operation of irradiation and image-guided verification equipment

Psychosocial aspects and information sessions

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Course-immanent exam character

Teaching methods

Activating teaching/learning methods; (keynote lecture, guided exercises using 3D simulation, group work)

Language

German

1.5 1.5
Radiation Oncology 2: Radiation Protection- Specific Training for Practical Application ILV

Radiation Oncology 2: Radiation Protection- Specific Training for Practical Application ILV

1 SWS
1.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

- X-ray equipment for therapy;
- Other radiation equipment for therapy;
- Enclosed radioactive substances;
- Calibration of radiation sources;
- Radiation exposure of doctors and other persons, especially patients, during the various treatment procedures;
- Determination of radiation exposure;
- Protection of patients during therapy procedures;
- Quality assurance measures;

Exercises in small groups of at least 4 hours:
Protective measures during operation of X-ray equipment and other radiation equipment for therapy as well as during handling of enclosed radioactive substances, testing of enclosed radioactive substances for leaks, quality control, risk and error assessment in treatment procedures

Assessment methods

Final exam
Final written exam

Teaching methods

VO (lecture) Activating Methods (guided exercises)

Language

German

1 1.5
Radiooncology 2: Teletherapy Planning ILV

Radiooncology 2: Teletherapy Planning ILV

2 SWS
3 ECTS

Lecture contents

- Requirements, characteristics and possibilities of an individual patient positioning.

- Creation and further processing of image data relevant for irradiation planning.

- Radioonocological definitions and examples of Organs at Risks and Planning Target Volumes as well as possibilities to contour them.

- Use of various irradiation techniques, irradiation parameters and types of radiation to create an individual irradiation plan according to international standards.

Optimization and analysis of irradiation plans with regard to dose distribution in teletherapeutic treatments.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Course-immanent exam character (written, online supported exam)

Teaching methods

VO (lecture), UE (guided exercises)

Language

German

2 3
Sonography: Skills Lab UE

Sonography: Skills Lab UE

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

training in small groups under the guidance of the lecturer
- selected studies/interventions of defined organ areas
- Standard documentation Abdomen according to ÖGUM
- FAST protocol,
- Doppler and duplex sonography
- Standard documentation Echocardiography
Musculoskeletal Sonography

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam
Partial Performance lecture final exam, at least 20 examinations each
in the organ areas of the abdomen, small parts, vessels and heart

Teaching methods

activating: *) method of guided exercises, problem-based learning, guided self-study, group work
*) Blended Learning: Interlocking presence and online learning

Language

German

1 1
Sonography: Technical and Physical Basics VO

Sonography: Technical and Physical Basics VO

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Physical Basics of Sonography, Technical Components, CEUS Basics and Application Fields

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam
Partial Performance lecture final exam: written (online supported exam)

Teaching methods

Presenting (lecture, demonstration, video), activating (blended learning: interlocking of presence and online learning)

Language

German

1 1
Sonography: Examinations and interventions ILV

Sonography: Examinations and interventions ILV

2 SWS
3 ECTS

Lecture contents

- CEUS Use of Contrast Media in Sonography - Basics and Fields of Application
- Indications/Standard sections/Image analysis
- Casuistry according to current standards/current state of the art
- training in small groups under the guidance of the lecturer.
- Selected studies/interventions of defined organ areas
- Standard documentation Abdomen according to ÖGUM
- FAST protocol,

Doppler Sonography
- Standard documentation Echocardiography
- Musculoskeletal Sonography

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam
Partial Performance lecture final exam: immanent + written (online supported exam)

Teaching methods

Presenting and Activating Form (VO 60%, UE 40%)
Performers (lecture, demonstration, video), activators (working methods, guided exercises, blended learning: interlocking of presence and online learning)

Language

German

2 3

Lecture SWS ECTS
Bachelor Project: Planning and Methodology SE

Bachelor Project: Planning and Methodology SE

1 SWS
5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Preparation of a concept for the bachelor thesis in connection with the chosen department (of the professional internship according to FH-MTD-AV Annex 9, 12; special clinical area, information and communication technology in medicine, multi-professional area) Formulation of research questions and hypotheses; overview of research methods; research; literature search;

Assessment methods

Final exam

Teaching methods

Activating form (presentation, feedback)

Language

German

1 5
Clinical Internship Angiography, Interventional Radiology and Cardiological Angiography PR

Clinical Internship Angiography, Interventional Radiology and Cardiological Angiography PR

0 SWS
6 ECTS

Lecture contents

Preparation and performance of examinations, evaluation and analysis of the results with regard to qualitative guidelines in angiography, interventional radiology and cardiological angiography

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Written documentation (protocol)

Teaching methods

placement: patient-oriented, practical implementation of theoretical teaching content

Language

German

0 6
Clinical Internship Nuclear Medicine PR

Clinical Internship Nuclear Medicine PR

0 SWS
6 ECTS

Lecture contents

Preparation and performance of examinations, evaluation and analysis of the results with regard to qualitative guidelines in nuclear medicine

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Written documentation (protocol)

Teaching methods

placement: patient-oriented, practical implementation of theoretical teaching content

Language

German

0 6
Clinical Internship Radiotherapy PR

Clinical Internship Radiotherapy PR

0 SWS
6.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

- Preparation, execution and documentation of treatment planning and irradiation

Evaluation and analysis of radiotherapy results with regard to qualitative guidelines in radiotherapy.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Written documentation (training protocol)

Teaching methods

Placement: patient-oriented, practical implementation of theoretical teaching content

Language

German

0 6.5
Health Care Management: Organisations ILV

Health Care Management: Organisations ILV

1 SWS
1.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Forms of organization in the health care system, basics of team development; group dynamics, leadership styles and hierarchies. Motivation systems, process management in health care

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment

Teaching methods

VO (lecture) UE Activating form (guided exercises, individual and group work)

Language

German

1 1.5
Health Care Management: Managing Projects ILV

Health Care Management: Managing Projects ILV

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basic concepts of project management, project definition, project types, projects in the health sector, project management processes, tasks, measures, methods in project management, project environment analysis, project assignment, delimitation and context analysis, result planning and WBS, milestone and bar chart, personnel management and teamwork, interculturality, resource plan and cost plan, project roles and responsibility matrix, project final report, agile organizations in health care

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Immanent and LV final exam (case study with multiple choice test)

Teaching methods

VO (lecture) UE Activating form (guided exercises)

Language

German

1 2
Health Care Management: Quality Aspects in Healthcare ILV

Health Care Management: Quality Aspects in Healthcare ILV

1 SWS
1.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

historical development, legal basis, basic principles and dimensions of quality, quality feature, indicator, standard, risk and safety management,
certification and evaluation procedures, principles and basic principles of health promotion, approaches to health promotion, causes of environmental damage, environmental pollution and resource depletion, objectives and principles of environmental policy

Assessment methods

Final exam
LV-concluding examination (written/seminar work)

Teaching methods

VO (lecture) UE Activating form (group work, guided exercises)

Language

German

1 1.5
Reflection on clinical Internship Angiography, Interventional Radiology and Cardiological Angiography UE

Reflection on clinical Internship Angiography, Interventional Radiology and Cardiological Angiography UE

0.5 SWS
0.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Reflection on the practical work involved in implementing theoretical teaching/learning content, dealing with stressful situations, feedback, cooperation in teams, appropriate interaction with patients, as well as colleagues and other professional groups, while observing ethical principles and taking into account different cultural orientations

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
LV-immanent examination character: oral or written (presentation/ discussion of a case study)

Teaching methods

UE activating teaching/learning methods (keynote lecture, guided exercises)

Language

German

0.5 0.5
Reflection on clinical Internship Nuclear Medicine UE

Reflection on clinical Internship Nuclear Medicine UE

0.5 SWS
0.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

Reflection on practical work; connection between practice and theory; team dynamics; interdisciplinary context, appropriate interaction with patients, as well as professional colleagues and other professional groups, while respecting ethical principles and taking into account different cultural orientations

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
LV-immanent examination character (presentation/ discussion of a case study)

Teaching methods

UE activating teaching/learning methods: oral or written (impulse presentation, guided exercises

Language

German

0.5 0.5
Reflection on clinical Internship Radiotherapy UE

Reflection on clinical Internship Radiotherapy UE

0.5 SWS
0.5 ECTS

Lecture contents

- Reflection of practical activities in the implementation of theoretical teaching/learning contents, feedback

- Dealing with stressful situations

- Team work

Appropriate interaction with patients, as well as with colleagues and other professional groups, taking into account ethical principles and different cultural orientations

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Course-immanent exam character: oral or written (presentation/ discussion of a case study)

Teaching methods

activating teaching/learning methods (impulse presentation, guided exercises, role play)

Language

German

0.5 0.5

Lecture SWS ECTS
Bachelor Project: Bachelor Thesis SE

Bachelor Project: Bachelor Thesis SE

1 SWS
8 ECTS

Lecture contents

Radiology technology workflow (especially optimization of examination methods), in the field of sectional imaging; development of new contrast agents; current technical developments; special fields of application of radiology technologists in sectional imaging (e.g. 3D navigation and virtual surgery), in technical applications and in research & development, in industry, archaeology and art.

Assessment methods

Final exam
LV final examination (written - Bachelor thesis)

Teaching methods

Activating form (presentation, discussion)

Language

German

1 8
Bachelor Examination AP

Bachelor Examination AP

0 SWS
1 ECTS

Language

German

0 1
Internship optional section PR

Internship optional section PR

0 SWS
7 ECTS

Lecture contents

Preparation and implementation of the studies or a project, evaluation and analysis of the results in an optional area of the professional internship. Reflection of the practical activity in the implementation of theoretical teaching/learning contents, dealing with stressful situations, feedback, cooperation in teams, appropriate interaction with patients, as well as with vocational colleges and other professional groups, while respecting ethical principles and taking into account different cultural orientations

Assessment methods

Final exam
Module exam

Teaching methods

placement: practical implementation of theoretical teaching content

Language

German

0 7
Ethics and Law: Professional and Medical Ethics UE

Ethics and Law: Professional and Medical Ethics UE

0.5 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Job description and professional profile of radiology technology, ethical issues and aspects specific to the profession; role models of the profession; the profession in international comparison; professional representations and associations (national and international); professional and health policy developments, further education and training obligations, freelance work; medical ethical issues; ethics committee; registration

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Immanent (active participation: individual and group exercises )/ successful participation

Teaching methods

Activating form: guided exercises: Individual and group work

Language

German

0.5 1
Ethics and Law: Law for Health Professionals VO

Ethics and Law: Law for Health Professionals VO

1.5 SWS
3 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basic concepts; overview of the Austrian and European legal system; laws relevant to the profession; civil law aspects for health professions; criminal law aspects for health professions; (health) profession-relevant aspects of labour and social security law, duty of documentation, duty of confidentiality, patient safety, patient advocacy, data protection, register of health professions, adult protection law, primary care

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
LV final examination (written)

Teaching methods

Presentational form (lecture)

Language

German

1.5 3
Advanced Course: Advanced Professional Skills ILV

Advanced Course: Advanced Professional Skills ILV

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Projection radiography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, sonography, angiography, radiooncology, nuclear medicine, digital image processing, related fields

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Immanent testing (creation of a product according to defined criteria)

Teaching methods

Activating form (presentation, discussion)

Language

German

1 2
Advanced Course: Current Issues VO

Advanced Course: Current Issues VO

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Projection radiography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, sonography, angiography, radiooncology, nuclear medicine, digital image processing, related fields

Assessment methods

Final exam
LV final examination (written)

Teaching methods

Presentational form (lecture, keynote speech)

Language

German

1 2
Advanced Course: Seminars in Radiological Technology SE

Advanced Course: Seminars in Radiological Technology SE

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Projection radiography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, sonography, angiography, radiooncology, nuclear medicine, digital image processing, related fields

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Immanent (creation of a product according to defined criteria)

Teaching methods

Activating form (presentation, discussion)

Language

German

1 2
Health Care Management: Patient Safety, Risk Management and Emergency Procedures ILV

Health Care Management: Patient Safety, Risk Management and Emergency Procedures ILV

1.5 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Legal basics of first aid, danger areas, rescue chain, , crisis intervention, emergency management in hospitals, crew ressource managementdisaster control, ethics in the context of resuscitation, life-threatening situations, immediate measures, emergency medication
simulation training, Basic-Life-Support (BLS)

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment

Teaching methods

VO (lecture) UE Activating form (guided exercises)

Language

German

1.5 2
Health Care Management: Health Economics ILV

Health Care Management: Health Economics ILV

1.5 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basic concepts, relationship between economy and health, financing models, planning of health care services; development of services and costs in the health care system; instruments of health economics; overview of health care systems, Austrian health care system, freelance work

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment

Teaching methods

VO (lecture) UE Activating form (guided exercises)

Language

German

1.5 2

Semester dates
Winter semester: calender week 35-4
Summer semester: calender week 7-28

Number of teaching weeks
18 per semester, including 36 weeks of work experience

Times
Mon. to Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (general time frame)

Language of instruction
German


How you benefit

Radiographers independently perform examinations according to doctor's orders. At the intersection of human, medicine and technology, you will examine and treat patients with the help of radiological diagnostics, radiotherapy and nuclear medicine. On large medical equipment, you are responsible for ensuring examinations are carried out in a timely manner and in good quality and for post-processing the digital data. The large equipment includes computer tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), as well as positron emission tomography (PET). As a radiation safety expert, you are competent in ensuring the protection of patients and personnel from ionizing radiation. You work in hospitals or X-ray institutes as well as in the medical technology industry. There you train employees in the use of large equipment, advise on the implementation of teleradiology systems and imageless (digital) X-ray systems, and cooperate in the development of medical devices. With this degree you will be qualified to practice the profession of radiographer. The MTD Act is the basis for this degree program.

  • Hospitals (institutes for radiodiagnostics, nuclear medicine and radiotherapy)
  • Outpatient clinics, rehabilitation centers
  • Medical practices and institutes of medical specialists
  • Group practices
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Industry
  • Self-employed profession

Admission

Admission requirements

  • Higher education entrance qualification:

    • School leaving certificate from a secondary school or a secondary technical school.
    • Secondary school vocational certificate (Berufsreifeprüfung)
    • Equivalent certification from abroad

Equivalence is determined by international agreements, validation or in individual cases a decision by the head of the academic section.

  • University entrance qualification examination (Studienberechtigungsprüfung)

Information and institutes that offer courses to prepare for the university entrance qualification examination can be found on the portal Erwachsenenbildung.at of the Federal Ministry for Education and Women.

  • Relevant professional qualification with auxiliary examinations
  • German (non-native speakers): Minimum level B2

 

After being accepted, you must provide the following proof of your suitability:

  • Medical certificate of good health
  • Participation in a first aid course (at least 16 hours, within the last two years)
  • Current extract of your police record

Application

In the winter semester are 55 and in the summer semester 55 places available in the bachelor's degree program in Radiological Technology each year. The ratio of places to applicants is currently around 1:4.

To apply you will need the following documents:

  • Birth certificate
  • Proof of citizenship
  • School leaving certificate / university entrance qualification examination (Studienberecthigungsprüfung) / verification of professional qualifications
  • Letter of motivation (in German)
  • CV in table form (in German)

Please bring the original documents with you to the computer test.

Please note:
It is not possible to save incomplete online applications. You must complete your application in one session. Your application will be valid as soon as you upload all of the required documents and certificates. In the event that some documents (e.g. references) are not available at the time you apply, you may submit these later via email, mail or in person by no later than the start of the degree program.

Admission procedure

The admission procedure includes a computer-assisted admission test and an online application interview.

  • Aim
    The aim is to ensure places are offered to those persons who complete the multi-level admission procedure with the best results. The tests are designed to assess the skills needed for an applicant's chosen profession.
  • Procedure
    The computer-assisted admission test includes a series of test requirements to assesses if you fulfill the basic intellectual and social-emotional performance requirements. The tests mainly assess figural and mathematical intelligence, memory and concentration as well as social skills.
    For the computer-assisted admission test, you will receive an access link to the test system by e-mail and enter at home with an individualized password.
    The admission online interview provides a first impression of the applicant's personal suitability. This includes professional motivation, professional understanding, performance, problem-solving skills and a capacity for careful consideration. Points are assigned to each section of the test.
  • Criteria
    The criteria for acceptance are based solely on performance. The geographical origin of the applicant has no influence on the admission decision. The admission requirements must be met in all cases. The admission committee (which comprises, among others, the head of the academic section and representatives of the teaching staff) awards places to the applicants who score highest in the tests.

Studying with disabilities

You want to apply for the course and require support due to a disability, chronic illness or restriction?
Please contact:
Mag.a Ursula Weilenmann

Gender & Diversity Management
barrierefrei@fh-campuswien.ac.at


Secretary's office

Patrick Korpitsch
Michaela Lippitz

Favoritenstraße 226, D.Z.31
1100 Vienna
P: +43 1 606 68 77-4800
F: +43 1 606 68 77-4809
radtech@fh-campuswien.ac.at

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Office hours during the semester
Mon and Wed, 10.00 a.m.-4.00 p.m. 
Thu and Fri, 10.00 a.m.-3.00 p.m.
Tue closed

Teaching staff and Research staff


Cooperations and Campusnetzwerk

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We work closely with the Vienna Healthcare Group, universities like the Medical University of Vienna, the professional association and other health care facilities. This guarantees you strong contacts for your professional career or participation in research and development activities. You can find information about our cooperation activities and much more at Campusnetzwerk. It's well worth visiting the site as it may direct you to a new job or interesting event held by our cooperation partners!

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