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Radiography and Medical Imaging studies the structure of the body, how the body can be affected by injury and causes and effects of disease when taking x-ray images.
Have you always wanted to work in a hospital but don’t want to have to interact with patients or the morbidity and toxicity that comes with it? Do you have a keen eye for detail? Have you ever thought that reading X-rays were cool despite being only black and white? If you do, then you may want to consider studying a course on Radiography & Medical Imaging in Malaysia. Let us show you what the course will entail, with detail.
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Interventional Neuroradiology (INR)
Nuclear Medicine Radiology (nuclear radiology)
Anatomy & Physiology I
Human Radiation Biology
In this course, you will understand the structure of the body, how the body can be affected by injury and causes and effects of disease when taking X-ray images. Moreover, you’ll learn how to interpret images and write a diagnostic report for the doctors’ reference.
Bet you didn’t even know there was someone specialised in taking X-rays. Most people think either nurses or clinical assistants do it. Contrary to that, this job is so important that it requires a specialist with a formal qualification to handle the equipments and enough knowledge to interpret the images.
Radiography & Medical Imaging graduates work closely with doctors, operate and test machines, take diagnostic tests, record results of test, ensuring patients feel calm, explain the step-by-step procedures to them and many more
Not only the elderly have arthritis. You’ll meet different kinds of people, from teenagers to adults and senior citizens. In fact, anyone with twisted ankles, bone injuries and bone fractures caused by an accident will need your expertise.
“X-Ray crystallography is nowadays an accurate and rapid method of determining conformation in the crystal lattice, which conformation usually corresponds to the preferred conformation in solution.”
A relevant first or second class Honours degree, or a degree qualification, or equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government, acceptable to the University.
Degree in communications with min CGPA 2.5 or third class honours or equivalent
A Master's Degree in relevant field and shows evidence of adequate related research or work experiences to satisfaction of Senate
Important Note: If you opt to study a Diploma in Radiography & Medical Imaging and continue your degree at the same institution, you will most likely get a one-year exemption. This means that you can enter degree year 2 after diploma. .
It is not necessary for you to do your postgraduate but doing so would help you advance in your career and open up more job opportunities. You can opt to work straight after degree as well
You’ll be the one interpreting images and films of x-rays and CT scans. You will need to have a keen eye for even the smallest abnormality to ensure that any deficiency is identified so that the proper treatment can be administered.
While radio imaging might seem like a less demanding course compared to medicine, you will still to learn the basics like anatomy, as well as put in shifts during the wee hours of the morning. Meaning to say, you’ll still have to work extremely hard if you want to pursue this course.
While you may be somewhat isolated at times in a room while the imaging is done, you will have to work with doctors who may have a different view to yours, in helping determine the best possible method to treat the patient.
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Below are a few of the top Radiography and Medical Imaging firms in Malaysia.
Do note that all courses should be accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Click here to check if the course you choose is accredited.
Bandar Baru Bangi1 Course
Shah Alam1 Course
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