Nuclear Medicine Methods 1B

Course code MRSC1300
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This is the foundation professional methods course for the Bachelor Medical Radiation Science (Nuclear Medicine). This course covers the following areas: Basic Nuclear Medicine concepts, Introductory radiopharmacy, Nuclear Medicine image acquisition, Nuclear Medicine quality control, Nuclear Medicine skeletal imaging techniques and Nuclear Medicine pulmonary imaging techniques, and introductory CT.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Describe basic Nuclear Medicine concepts

2. Identify fundamental concepts of radiopharmacy

3. Explain Nuclear Medicine imaging acquisition

4. Discuss Nuclear Medicine quality control

5. Describe Nuclear Medicine skeletal & pulmonary practice and procedures

6. Demonstrate basic 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

7. Explain the mechanisms of injury and/or the causes of disease

8. Identify key scintigraphic anatomy

9. Demonstrate pattern recognition and image interpretation skills so as to identify and describe imaging pathology

10. Indentify fundamental concepts of CT

Content

  1. Basic Nuclear Medicine concepts
  2. Introductory radiopharmacy
  3. Nuclear Medicine image acquisition
  4. Nuclear Medicine quality control
  5. Nuclear Medicine skeletal imaging techniques
  6. Nuclear Medicine pulmonary imaging techniques
  7. Introductory CT

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Nuclear Medicine) program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of MRSC1010 and HUBS1105. Co-requisite - concurrent enrolment in MRSC1330.

Assumed Knowledge

HLSC1000 MRSC1010 HUBS1105 HUBS1401

Assessment Items

Formal Examination: Exam

Written Assignment: Written Assignment

Presentation: Presentation

Contact Hours

Lecture

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

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Note: Full Term does not include those times where students are on a timetabled professional placement.

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term