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Medical Imaging Techniques

About the Program 

In this program; it is possible to prepare and position the patient for diagnosis and treatment of diseases in accordance with the examination and to prepare quality images with medical imaging devices such as digital X-ray, fluoroscopy, computerized tomography, mammography, gamma camera, PET-CT and ultrasonography to train qualified radiology technicians with the knowledge and skill to carry out the control and maintenance of the devices and equipments. Because of the advancement of technology and health sector, the program is bright future and those who succeed in DMS / KMS examination in private health sector can easily be employed in public institutions. Those who are successful in the DGS exam can also earn the right to continue their 4-year (undergraduate) education.


Educational Opportunities 

A strong staff has been prepared for this program both academically and clinically. Students who are trained in Medical Imaging Techniques are prepared to use medical imaging devices as well as to prepare them for the level of knowledge they will be able to work with health staff in same basic language and to develop their ability to create high quality images. For this reason, students are able to learn theoretical features of the devices used in the Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Oncology departments and have opportunity to perform a wide range of internships as practical training device. The use of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation in these devices, both in their own safety and ensure the safety of patients in the field of radiation safety and radiation protection is also a major topic in education. The Library of UK has adequate equipment in terms of education, training and research.


Career Areas 

Those who have completed the Medical Imaging Techniques Program are awarded the title of 'Health Technician' (Radiology Technician) together with their associate degree diploma. The fields of study are very important and wide in the health sector. The examinations may be performed by the physician as directed by the physician. They may work in government departments, private hospitals, university hospitals and imaging centers for the preparation and implementation of devices for direct treatment of diseases, such as computerized tomography, magnetic resonance, mammography or ultrasound. Today, the number of hospitals and private imaging centers opened in the TRNC and in parallel with the increasing importance of the health sector in the Republic of Turkey is also increasing. This increases the need for trained staff in hospitals and private imaging centers, and this program is a serious employment alternative for graduates.



Vocational School of Health Sciences

Nicosia/North Cyprus

Çevik Uraz Center, A206

Tel: +90 392 671 1111 (ext. 2251)

Fax: +90 392 671 1139

School E-mail: secretary-vhs@ciu.edu.tr

Head of Department E-mail: aulutekin@ciu.edu.tr