HIT Motto
School of Allied Health Sciences

School of Engineering & Technology

 

Bachelor of Technology Honours in Radiography

Joint Programme for Harare School of Radiography & Harare Institute of Technology (HIT)

The Bachelor of Technology Honours in Radiography is a full-time, four-year degree programme which leads to professional recognition by the Allied Health Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe (AHPCZ). It is under the Ministry of Health and Child Care accommodated at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals and affiliated to the Harare Institute of Technology.

The purpose of the degree programme is to develop a professional who is competent in the knowledge and skills required for therapeutic and diagnostic radiography. The cadre should have gained experience in applying such knowledge and skills in the appropriate workplace context.

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Post-Graduate Diploma in Medical Dosimetry

The curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to work in the care of cancer patients as Medical Dosimetrists. The curriculum provides instruction to enable the participant to become a member of the radiation oncology team. The curriculum content includes specific coursework to provide classroom and direct clinical experience to train the student in the fundamentals of medical dosimetry practice using current technology, tools and techniques. Students will participate in studies related to the role of the Medical Dosimetrist and professional ethics, radiation oncology anatomy, treatment planning, dose calculations, clinical oncology, brachytherapy, dosimetry physics, radiation protection, quality assurance and computer applications.

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Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound

The curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to work independently in an ultrasound department with full responsibility and accountability over the diagnostic process. The candidate should be able to scan, interpret the results and write a report that can be used by physicians in the management of the patient. Emphasis is also given on the ability to interpret the request form and provide the requisite ultrasound examination. Since this is a post- graduate diploma, it is assumed that the candidates will have covered the medico-legal areas in ultrasound. The students will study ultrasound Physics, Practical Application which covers the pelvic region, abdomen, small parts and vascular technology. Paediatric ultrasound and musculoskeletal systems are also covered in practical applications.

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