Medical Physics Unit  

 

Introduction

Medicalphysics is the application of physics to medicine. It generally concerns physics as applied to medical imaging and radiotherapy, although a medical physicist may also work in many other areas of healthcare. Medical physicists are health care professionals with specialized training in the medical applications of physics.  They work with patients and other scientific, technical, medical and administrative staff. Medical physicists are health care professionals with specialized training in the medical applications of physics. They work with patients and other scientific, technical, medical and administrative staff

Objectives

Assure the safe and effective delivery of radiation to achieve a diagnostic or therapeutic result.

High quality physics support for the applications of ionizing and non-ionizing  radiation in clinical services to ensure highest health care possible for our patients, staff and public.

  • Maintain and improve comprehensive quality assurance/ Quality Control (QA/QC) programs on all diagnostic and therapeutic equipment in KAMC to ensure their optimal performance.

  • Develop and maintain comprehensive radiation safety training programs for all radiation workers in KAMC and PHC.

  • Provide personal dosimetry services for all radiation workers in KAMC and PHC.

  • Ensure safe working environment for all departments utilizing ionizing radiation in KAMC.

  • Collaborate with local and regional organizations by organizing scientific meeting and special seminars.

  • The development of new equipment and techniques through clinical oriented research.

  • Plan for Setting up medical physics master degree academic program

    Services

    The Medical Physics Unit is part of Medical Imaging Department and provides a wide range of clinical, scientific and technical services throughout KAMC and PHC that  adds value to health care. Our services are subdivided into 4 main fields.

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