Diagnostic Radiography Methods 1

Course code MRSC1100
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course introduces the clinical science of Diagnostic Radiography; the roles and responsibilities of the diagnostic radiographer in the health care team; conventional diagnostic radiography approaches; and issues related to the management of a patient undergoing a radiographic examination.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. To describe and apply diagnostic radiography practice and procedures

2. Develop clinical reasoning skills so as to provide optimal patient management and outcomes, based on clinical history, patient presentation and differential diagnosis to ensure the appropriate imaging pathway

3. Develop a knowledge of the mechanisms of injury and/or the causes of disease

4. Identify key imaging anatomy

5. Develop pattern recognition and image interpretation skills so as to identify and describe imaging pathology

Content

  1. Musculo-skeletal Imaging
  2. Cardio-Respiratory Imaging

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography) program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of MRSC1010 and HUBS1105. Co-requisite - concurrent enrolment in MRSC1110.

Assumed Knowledge

HUBS1105 MRSC1010 HUBS1401 HLSC1000

Assessment Items

Formal Examination: Formal Examination - Imaging Anatomy, Pathology & Critique *

Formal Examination: Formal Examination - Written *

Presentation: Group Presentation *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

General Course Requirements:

  • Tutorial: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - Students must attend 80% of tutorials.

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Formal Examination: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - a. Gain an average mark of 50% or above AND b. Gain a minimum mark of 40% in every individual assessment task.
  • Formal Examination: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - a. Gain an average mark of 50% or above AND b. Gain a minimum mark of 40% in every individual assessment task.
  • Presentation: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - a. Gain an average mark of 50% or above AND b. Gain a minimum mark of 40% in every individual assessment task.

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • First Aid Certificate - students must complete a First Aid Certificate issued by an approved provider.
  • NSW Health Verification Requirements - Students must complete NSW Health Department requirements for students to attend placements in NSW Health facilities.
  • Working with Children and Young Adults Check - A national criminal history check and review of findings of workplace misconduct, required for any child-related work.

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

NOTE: Full term does not include those times when students are on a timetabled profession placement