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Fall 2020
Nov 29, 2022
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PHYS 3220 - Medical Physics and Physiological Measurement
This course will introduce the core subject areas of Medical Physics, in particular the physics of physiology and of radiology. The mechanics of body systems and the theory, medical applications and safety issues relating to the production, use, detection and measurements of electromagnetic radiation (both ionizing and non-ionizing) will be included. It will also cover Medical imaging (Ultrasound, CT and MRI) and will provide the student with an understanding of the physics underlying neurological, audiological, respiratory and vascular function and measurements. Prerequisite: (a grade of "C" or better in one of PHYS 1070, PHYS 1071 or PHYS 2152) or (a "C+" or better in PHYS 1030 or PHYS 1031) or permission of the department. PHYS 2270 or PHYS 2272 is recommended.

3.0 Credit hours


Physics and Astronomy Department

Course Attributes:
Physics:Honours & 4 Yr Major, Science Requirement for BA, Science

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Faculty of Science
      Faculty of Engineering
      Faculty of Human Ecology
      College of Medicine
      Faculty of Management
      Faculty of Agric.and Food Sci.
      Faculty of Education
      Faculty of Architecture
      Faculty of Social Work
      College of Nursing
      School of Art
      School of Dental Hygiene
      Faculty of Music
      Faculty of Kines & Rec Mgmt
      Extended Education
      University 1
      Faculty of Env, Earth, & Res
      Faculty of Health Sciences
      Faculty of Arts
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:     
      Main (Fort Garry & Bannatyne)

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