Tuition is in Finnish
The Radiographer acts as an expert when the patient undergoes medical imaging examinations and procedures or receives radiotherapy. In radiology and radiotherapy units, the Radiographer assumes joint responsibility for patient care.
The purpose of the training is to teach the student the necessary skills to become competent in radiography, radiotherapy, the use of radiation for medical purposes and quality control. Student will be able to follow developments in the field and to see their professional expertise in relation to changes in society, the social and welfare sector and radiography and radiotherapy.
The studies focus on practical working life needs, international issues and future challenges, and a reflective, critical and research-oriented approach, which requires practical skills in research and development. Students plan and develop their professional expertise by means of individual study plans (ISPs).
The studies are composed of contact teaching and guidance, independent learning and practical training at workplaces. Part of the studies will be completed online and in different projects with working life. Practical training is carried in various radiology and radiotherapy units.
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