14I5O07 - Radiobiology and radiation hygiene

Course specification
Course titleRadiobiology and radiation hygiene
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. dr Branislava Mitrović
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      The goalGetting the knowledge about: the ionizing radiation exposure risk from, radionuclides transfer through the food chain, legislation.
      The outcomeStudent should know: radiation risks, radiobiology, and radiation sickness of different animals species, transfer of radionuclides through the food chain, animals protection in a case of radioactive contamination of environment. to implement legislation to regulate the permitted levels of radioactive contamination
      Contents of lecturesThe role of radiobiology and radiation hygiene in the veterinary field (1). Primordial and anthropogenic radioactivity (2). Radioactive contamination of the biosphere (1). Radiation dosimetry and detection (1). Biological effects of ionizing radiation (3). Radiopathology (4). Organization of veterinarians and implementation of remedies in accidental situation (2). Monitoring of radioactivity and regulations (1).
      Contents of exercisesDetection of ionizing radiation with KOMO-TM (8). Working in LARA-10 laboratory in emergency situation (6). Radioactive detectors MRK-2 and RKSB 104 (2). Gamma spectroscopy (2). Organization of farm animals nutrition in accidental situation (10). Working in food technology in accidental situation (2).
      1. Vitorović Gordana, Mitrović Branislava, Sinovec Z, Andrić V: Praktikum iz radiobiologije i radijacione higijene, FVM, Beograd, 2007. (Original title)
      2. Petrović B, Ćurić Gordana, Draganović B: Radijaciona higijena animalne proizvodnje, Veterinarski fakultet, Beograd, 1979. (Original title)
      3. Saračević Lejla: Veterinarska radiobiologija sa radijacionom higijenom, Veterinarski fakultet, Sarajevo, 1999. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingTheoretical lectures with interactive learning, applying audiovisual method (PowerPoint presentation). Practical exercises are performed on detectors KOMO-TM, SVIT-10 OK-1.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures5Test paper30
      Practical lessons15Oral examination30