Introduction to Biomedical Imaging

Discover how biomedical imaging technologies are complementary and what information they provide to health professionals.

About The Course

*Note - This is an Archived course*

This is a past/archived course. At this time, you can only explore this course in a self-paced fashion. Certain features of this course may not be active, but many people enjoy watching the videos and working with the materials. Make sure to check for reruns of this course. 

Imaging technologies form a significant component of the health budgets of all developed economies, and most people have need of advanced imaging during their life. All of us are aware of the misinformation sometimes portrayed in TV dramas, which either exaggerates the benefits or overemphasises the risks.

This course provides an introduction to biomedical imaging and modern imaging modalities. The course also covers the basic scientific principals behind each modality, and introduces some of the key applications, from neurological diseases to cancers. This course includes modules specially designed for the general public, whilst also providing some advanced modules which could contribute to professional development in health, engineering and IT industries.

Recommended Background

High school level in scientific fields such as biology and a desire to learn are highly recommended. For the advanced section of the course, first tertiary year of applied mathematics or computer... see more...