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RADGY 498 Undergraduate Thesis (*, max. 30)
Supervised clinical and/or laboratory research in the broad field of medical imaging, culminating in a thesis. Offered: AWSpS.

RADGY 499 Undergraduate Research (*, max. 35)
Opportunity to gain research experience and direct participation in either clinical or basic sciences investigation in diagnostic and/or nuclear medicine. Offered: AWSpS.

RADGY 505 P-Preceptorship in Radiology (1-, max. 24)
Opportunity for first- and second-year medical students to gain experience with faculty in clinical and academic environments. Students observe general aspects of the Nuclear Medicine Division, including clinical problems, the different relationships in the clinic between physician and patient, and several research aspects of the division. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: AWSpS.

RADGY 508 Physical Aspects of Medical Imaging (4)
Quantitative physical principles of medical imaging are presented for electromagnetic and sonic radiation. Methods of image formation and analysis are discussed for conventional film radiography, CT, DSA, PET, B-mode ultrasound, and Doppler ultrasound.
Instructor Course Description: Brent K. Stewart

RADGY 550 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Biomedicine (2)
Basic physics of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) imaging and spectroscopy are presented. Research applications of NMR in physiology and biochemistry are reviewed with emphasis on the brain. Grade based on written tests and small research paper. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with BIOEN 565.

RADGY 580 P-Nuclear Medicine Technique, Physics, and Instrumentation (2.5)
Provides familiarization with basic nuclear phenomena and with the instrumentation used in the practice of nuclear medicine. Discussions and laboratory exercises. Practical experience in instrument operation and sample counting are provided. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: S.

RADGY 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)
Prerequisite: permission faculty sponsor. Offered: AWSpS.

RADGY 686 P-Introduction to Diagnostic Radiology - Idaho Falls (4)
Overview of the subspecialty areas of diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine. Emphasizes utilization and selection of imaging tests, radiologic anatomy, and interpretation of commonly encountered studies.

RADGY 687 P-Introduction to Diagnostic Radiology - Casper (4)
Overview of the subspecialty areas of diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine. Emphasizes utilization and selection of imaging tests, radiologic anatomy, and interpretation of commonly encountered studies. Offered: AWSpS.

RADGY 688 P-Introduction to Diagnostic Radiology - Boise (4)

RADGY 689 P-Introduction to Diagnostic Radiology - Billings (4)
Lectures, case discussions, film reading, and independent study provide an overview of the subspecialty areas of diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine. Emphasis on utilization and selection of imaging tests, radiologic anatomy, and interpretation of commonly encountered studies. Offered: AWSpS.

RADGY 690 P-Introduction to Diagnostic Radiology - Nampa (4)
Half-time clerkship in the field of medical imaging. Lectures, case discussions, film reading, and independent study provide an overview of the subspecialty areas of diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine. Emphasis on utilization and selection of imaging tests, radiologic anatomy, and interpretation of commonly encountered studies. Offered: AWSpS.

RADGY 691 P-Introduction to Diagnostic Radiology - Alaska (4)
Half-time clerkship in the field of medical imaging. Lectures, case discussions, film reading, and independent study provide an overview of the subspecialty areas of diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine. Emphasis on utilization and selection of imaging tests, radiologic anatomy, and interpretation of commonly encountered studies. Offered: AWSpS.

RADGY 692 P-Introduction to Diagnostic Radiology - Spokane (4)
Half-time clerkship in the field of medical imaging. Lectures, case discussions, film reading, and independent study provide an overview of the subspecialty areas of diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine. Emphasis on utilization and selection of imaging tests, radiologic anatomy, and interpretation of commonly encountered studies. Offered: AWSpS.

RADGY 694 P-Advanced Clinical Clerkship (8)
Full-time clerkship provides a more in depth experience in diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine. Required rotations in the subspecialty areas of radiology augment the basic lecture series and case discussions of RADGY 693. For those with a special interest in diagnostic radiology. Prerequisite: permission of instructor and departmental education coordinator. Offered: AWSpS.

RADGY 695 P-Radiology Sub-specialty Elective (*, max. 8)
Clinical rotation in one of the sub-specialty areas of radiology at the University of Washington and affiliated hospitals. Requires special arrangements and permission from a preceptor and the education coordinator in Radiology. Two or four weeks. Offered: AWSpS.

RADGY 696 P-Nuclear Medicine Clerkship (*, max. 12)
Daily participation at University of Washington Medical Center nuclear medicine clinic emphasizing technical performance, diagnostic interpretation, and clinical relevance of nuclear imaging. Daily clinical teaching conferences of the division. Four- and six-week clerkships can be preplanned in areas such as pulmonary, cardiovascular, renal, bone, computer analysis. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: AWSpS.

RADGY 697 P-Radiology Special Electives (*, max. 24)
Radiologic training in a nonaffiliated institution. Permission and arrangements must be made at the time of registration through direct communication between the student and the education coordinator in Radiology. A written outline from a preceptor at the intended site required. Prerequisite: permission of radiology education coordinator. Offered: AWSpS.

RADGY 699 P-WWAMI Radiology Special Electives (*, max. 24)
By special arrangement for qualified students, special clerkships or externships may be available at institutions other than the University of Washington located within the WWAMI region. Prerequisite: permission of department.