About the profession
The residency programme aims to acquire professional competences in the determination of the indications and contraindications for radionuclide diagnostic testing or radionuclide therapy, the selection of appropriate radionuclide techniques, the determination of the sequence of radionuclide diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, prescribing the necessary preparation of a patient for diagnostic examination or a therapeutic procedure; performing calculations of the administered activity of a radiopharmaceutical agent and the radiation load on a patient in diagnostic testing; conducting dosimetric calculations before a therapeutic procedure; keeping medical records in the prescribed manner.
The educational residency programme "Radiology" is developed for people with higher medical education, aimed at training highly qualified specialists in the field of radiation therapy, for independent work in public healthcare institutions or in private practice. The training is practically oriented and aimed at the formation of system knowledge and professional competences that allow conducting radiation diagnostic testing and therapy.
Medical residents are distributed to the units of the clinical sites of the department, where, under the guidance of professors of the department, they have the opportunity both to expand their knowledge and see its application in practice. Students analyze clinical events and this provides the opportunity to obtain a wealth of clinical experience during residency training.
A graduate of the residency programme is a highly qualified specialist, who can apply modern high-tech methods of diagnosis and treatment and carry out therapeutic, diagnostic, research activities, engage in private medical practice. Graduates of the programme have the opportunity to work in hospitals, clinics, research institutes, diagnostic centers.