The degree course last three years. The graduates in techniques of medical radiology for images and radiotherapy are able to, autonomously or in collaboration with other healthcare professionals, carry out upon medical prescription, all interventions that require the use of both artificial and natural ionizing radiation sources of thermal, ultrasonic, nuclear magnetic resonance energies as well as interventions for physical and dosimetry protection; they participate in the programming and organization of work in the field of the facility they work in and in respect of their competences; they manage the provision of their polyvalent services of their competence in direct collaboration with the radio diagnosis, nuclear and radio therapist doctor and with the health physician according to the diagnostic and therapeutic protocols previously defined by the manager of the facility; they control the correct functioning of the devices entrusted to them by removing inconveniences of modest entity in the knowledge of working in areas where spare parts are scarce and implementing verification and control programs to guarantee the quality according to the predefined indicators and standards; they contribute to the formation of supporting staff and directly contribute to the relative update of their professional and research profile. In the education of the professional figure, the university ensures an adequate education in the protection of ionizing radiations.
Formal didactics This didactic form includes: – lectures: dealing with one specific topic that is identified by a title and performed by a teacher with the help of computing and/or multimedia supports based on a predefined calendar and given to students enrolled to a specific course year and divided into small groups; – seminars: didactic activities with the same characteristics as lectures but carried out contemporarily by many teachers with different competences and, as such, noted in the lesson registers in each one of them. During the last period of the course, when non Italian students will have acquired sufficient command of the language, some courses may be taught in Italian. Non formal didactics It deals with interactive didactic activities aimed at small groups of students and coordinated by a tutor whose task is that of facilitating the students in the acquisition of knowledge, abilities and behavioral models. Learning mainly occurs through stimuli deriving from problem solving and the use of methodological skills needed to resolve them and taking decisions as well as through the direct and personal use of actions (gesture and relational) in practical exercises and/or attending clinical departments, surgeries, territorial facilities and research laboratories. A) Teaching courses. The integrated teaching courses are held by one or more teachers in function to the specific objectives assigned to the course. The specific objectives of the individual courses that are contained in the exam programs and their programming are proposed annually by the course teachers within the start date of the enrolments for the new academic year. B) Professional activities. During the three year degree course, the student is required to acquire the professional specifications in the nursing field by carrying out internships in facilities identified by the degree course council (CCL) and in the defined periods. The internship can also be done in developing countries. C) Elective activities. The degree course council organizes the offer of elective didactic activities that are created with lectures, seminars, interactive courses with small groups among which the student is able to exercise their own personal option until achieving an overall number of 6 credits. Each student autonomously chooses the elective activities among the didactics supplied.
The prerequisites needed by students who wish to enroll in the Degree course in techniques of medical radiology for images and radiotherapy are:
Possession of a study title that meets one of the following criteria:
Candidates enrolled in the last year of secondary school can also participate in the selections at the state and private school institutions of the Italian education system or at a foreign secondary education institution that allows the achievement of a valid qualification for admission to courses of higher education of the Italian system with the condition, if the test results are positive, to present the diploma or qualification just obtained at the time of the subsequent enrolment to the courses, under penalty of exclusion from the list of admitted candidates. Students already in possession of an academic degree (obtained in Italy or abroad) and those who come from another degree course or university degree are required to observe the same procedures indicated in this call for applications and take part in the admission test.
Entry to the Master’s Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery and to the other courses of Medical School is regulated by a multiple choice written admission test. UniCamillus admission test consists of a written test in Italian, composed of sixty multiple choice questions of logical reasoning (20), general knowledge (5), biology (10), chemistry (10), physics (10) and mathematics (5), which have five response options, among which the candidate must identify only one, discarding the wrong, arbitrary or less likely conclusions. The test will last 70 minutes. Following the completion of the test, a single ranking list based on the score achieved by each candidate in the admission test will be drawn up.
The entry test for all Degree Courses is the UCAT test. Entry to the Master’s Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery and to the other courses of Medical School is regulated by a multiple choice written admission test and a speaking test. The UCAT is developed and delivered by the UKCAT Consortium. Information regarding test content and how to prepare for the test can be found here (www.ukcat.ac.uk). UCAT is a computer-based test to be taken at certified test centres (see Annex 1) and lasts two hours. The test consists of five separate sections to be passed within a set time and each consists of a series of multiple choice questions. Additional time is granted to candidates with proven disabilities or particular medical conditions.
|Sections||No. of Questions||Points (min-max)|
|Verbal Reasoning Establishes the ability to critically evaluate information presented in written form.||44||300 – 900|
|Decision-Making Establishes the ability to make decisions and make correct judgments using complex information.||29||300 – 900|
|Quantitative Reasoning Establishes the ability to critically evaluate information presented in numerical form.||36||300 – 900|
|Abstract Reasoning Establishes the ability to use convergent and divergent reasoning to infer relationships between different elements and information.||55||300 – 900|
|Situational Assessment It measures the ability to understand real situations and identify the critical factors and the most appropriate behavior to face them.||69||Level 1-4|
The overall assessment is obtained by summing the scores of the Verbal Reasoning, Decision-making, Quantitative Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning sections. The “Situational Assessment” section is not relevant for the final score. For details on the modalities of the UCAT test, please visit www.ukcat.ac.uk. UniCamillus draws up the final ranking based on the results scored in the UCAT test.
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Actors of the Quality Assurance process
The Quality Assurance Group (QA) is chaired by the Director of the Degree Course or by the President, who is the Responsible for the Quality of the Course; it ensures the proper and regular performance of the activities, in coordination with the Academic Quality Assurance and with the QA referents of the University.
The QA contributes to the design, implementation and verification of the activities of the Degree Course
The Review Group performs the following functions:
a) identifying the improvements, reporting the person in charge and specifying the deadlines and the indicators that allow verifying the degree of implementation;
b) verifying the achievement of the objectives pursued or identifying any reasons for a failure or partial achievement;
c) drafting the Annual Monitoring Report (AMR), which is sent to the Evaluation Unit and the Academic Quality Assurance through the University Quality Office.
During the statutory transitional phase, in order to facilitate the start-up phase of the QA System, UniCamillus considered it functional to choose the appointment at the level of each Degree Course of the only Quality Assurance Group, which is also called to perform the functions of the Review Group.
The QA has the task of monitoring the progress of the Degree Course management and of drafting the Annual Monitoring Report and the cyclical review report (RCC) in collaboration with the President of the Teaching Committee.
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