Course: Radiopharmaceuticals

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Course title Radiopharmaceuticals
Course code 3130/F1RF1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Budinský Michal, PharmDr.
  • Hlavatá Šárka, Mgr.
  • Růžičková Iva, PharmDr.
  • Bartl Jiří, Ing.
  • Macků Irena, Mgr.
Course content
Lectures: 1st seminar: Introduction into practical training from Radiopharmaceuticals, effect of radiation on organism, radiation protection and its application in practice. Test. (Dr. Budinský) 1st lecture - Legislation in radiopharmacy, production and distribution of radiopharmaceuticals. (Dr. Růžičková) 2nd lecture: Preparation of radiopharmaceuticals and their quality evaluation, dosage forms of radiopharmaceuticals. Radiopharmaceuticals in therapy. (Dr. Budinský) 3rd lecture: Investigation of patient at nuclear medicine departement, SPECT, PET, hybride systems, PET and protone therapy. (Ing. Bartl) 4th lecture: Clinical use of radiopharmaceuticals in diagnosis. New radiopharmaceuticals. (Dr. Budinský) 5th lecture: Kinetic of radiopharmaceuticals. Radioactivity use in chemistry. (Dr. Macků) Terms of lectures will be specified at the beginning of semester. Practice: radiation protection principles. personnel, documentation. preparation and QC of radiopharmaceuticals preparation of 99mTc and 111In radiopharmaceuticals in SPECT dg. preparation of 18F radiopharmaceuticals in PET dg. oncological and non-oncological radiopharmaceuticals in diagnosis and therapy. For every practice two students are maximum, 60 minutes. Terms: the whole summer semester 2017.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
Short synopsis outlining contents and aim of the subject: Aim of subject: Subject focused on special requirements for handling the radioactive substances in manufacturing of medicinal preparation in required dosage form and on relevant control procedures. Subject introduces into usage of these drugs in diagnostics and therapy.


Assessment methods and criteria
Credit: involvement in seminar and practice, radiation protection test Exam: written test
Recommended literature
  • Karel Kupka, Jozef Kubinyi, Martin Šámal. Nukleární medicína. 2007. ISBN 0-387-80-903584-9.
  • Komárek, P., Rabišková, M. Technologie léků. Galén, Praha, 2006. ISBN 80-7262-423-7.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Pharmacy Pharmacy (1) Pharmaceutical sciences 4 Summer