Course syllabus for

Radiology 3, 4.5 credits

Röntgendiagnostik 3, 4.5 hp
This course syllabus is valid from autumn 2011.
Please note that the course syllabus is available in the following versions:
Course code
Course name
Radiology 3
4.5 credits
Form of Education
Higher Education, study regulation 2007
Main field of study 
G2 - First cycle 2 
Grading scale
Fail (U), pass (G) or pass with distinction (VG)
Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology
Decided by
Programnämnden för röntgensjuksköterskprogrammet
Decision date
Revised by
Last revision
Course syllabus valid from
Autumn 2011

Specific entry requirements

To be qualified to a higher semester, it is required that the student has taken at least 15 credits from last semester, and all credits from previous semesters.


On completion of the course, the student should be able to: • based on consultation content to account for choice of modality and survey in neuroradiology. • identify and explain common pathological changes and their location in neuroradiology. • describe how contrast media may contribute to the diagnosis in neuroimaging studies. • identify indicated pathological changes in the vascular system and explain endovascular therapies • analyze and evaluate image quality in diagnostic imaging • examine and explain the various scientific publications relevant to diagnostic radiology, and discuss the clinical application of the results


In the course, different examination methods are studied and commonly occurring pathology that may be visualized with diagnostic imaging methods within pediatric - and neurological radiology. An important part is to identify disease that require acute actions. Strong emphasis is placed on to be able to explain pathological changes and their position with an adequate medical terminology.

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminars and image studies.


Examination takes place through an independent written examination. In consultation with the examiner of the course, the student may get a complementary assignment in case of absence from a compulsory part. The student is entitled to a total of six test to get passed. In connection to the course three occasions will be given One within the course, two during the following re-examinations. In certain cases, it is required that the student submits an exemption application before he/she get the results of his/her latest completed examination. Three more opportunities will be provided as described above when the course is run next time.

Transitional provisions

The student has the opportunity to be examined according to a previous course syllabus within a year from the date when the course was decided close-down or undergoes major changes.

Other directives

Course evaluation will be carried out in accordance with the guidelines established by the Board of Education at Karolinska Institutet.

Literature and other teaching aids

Kirurgiska sjukdomar : patofysiologi, behandling, specifik omvårdnad Andersson, Roland; Lyons, Lena
Möller, Torsten B.; Reif, Emil Pocket atlas of sectional anatomy : computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.n Vol. 1,p Head and neck
Möller, Torsten B.; Reif, Emil Pocket atlas of sectional anatomy : computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. n Vol. 2, p Thorax, heart, abdomen and pelvis
Radiologi Aspelin, Peter; Pettersson, Holger
Lisle, David A. Imaging for students
Mettler, Fred A. Essentials of radiology
Wicke, Lothar Atlas of Radiologic Anatomy