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Radiology (RD

)
Radiology professionals* work as part of multidisciplinary teams, planning, carrying out
and evaluating the quality of radiology exams on the different areas of Radiology,
namely Conventional Radiology, Mammography, Computerized Tomography, Magnetic
Resonance, Angiography, Osteodensitometry and Ultrasonography.
For the purpose, they need adequate academic qualifications to be able to acquire,
develop and strengthen their knowledge on natural, exact, social, human and health
sciences whose contents include human anatomy and physiology, pathology, radiation
physics and radiation protection and safety. They also need an in-depth knowledge on
the technology of radiology equipment.
In addition to their activities in diagnosis and therapeutics areas, Radiology professionals
also take part in management, education and research activities.

CAREER OPTIONS
Public and private hospitals
Private clinics
Advisory to insurance companies
Healthcare units
Education and research centres

*Functional content regulated by Decree-Law no. 564/99 of 21st December; Decree-Law no. 261/93 of
24th July and Decree-Law no. 320/99 of 11th August.

1st year 2nd year 3rd year 4th year Curricula Anatomy and physiology I I Cell and Molecular Biology Epidemiology 1st sem.5 6 30 5 4 4 4 5 4 4 30 3 5 4 5 4 4 5 30 5 4 4 4 4 5 4 30 25 5 30 25 5 30 .5 4 3.5 4 4 4 3. Research on Radiology a) Optional subjects could be chosen in any scientific are of ESTeSL ECTS 5 4. Atomic and Nuclear Physics Sociology of Health Radiology Technologies Clinical Education in Radiology Therapeutics and Pharmacology Radiation Physics in Radiology 1st Physiopathology sem.5 30 3 4 5 4. General Physics Applied Mathematics Psychology of Health I Radiology Integration Seminar Radiological Anatomy I Anatomy and physiology II General Biochemistry 2nd Applied Statistics sem. Radiological Semiology Ultrasonography II Option II 1st Internship in Radiology III sem.Year Sem.5 3. Image Processing Methods and Systems Digestive Radiology Muscular-skeletal Radiology Radiological Anatomy II Applied Pathology Radiological Protection and Safety 2nd Radiobiology sem. Urogenital Radiology Sociology of professions Ultrasonography I Internship in Radiology II Psychology of Health II Nervous System Radiology 2nd Breast Radiology sem. Cardio-thoracic Radiology Public Health Option I a) Healthcare Internship in Radiology I Planning and Management in Radiology Services 1st Quality and Quality Control in Radiology sem. Radiology Seminars 2nd Internship in Radiology IV sem.5 4 4 4 5 30 5 5 4.