Diagnostic Radiography Professional Practice 2A

Course code MRSC2110
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables


This course provides students with the opportunity to consolidate basic professional knowledge, skills, attitudes and experience, by participating in professional skill labs at university and by attending a professional placement at an accredited diagnostic radiography clinical centre. The labs and professional placement will increase confidence and competence in undertaking and participating in basic to more complex professional procedures. The labs must be passed to be allowed to attend professional placement, and pass the course. Clinical placement occurs during Semester 1 for five weeks.



  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Continue to develop and use clinical skills in MRS procedures

2. Further develop and demonstrate a professional attitude towards and ability to communicate with members of the public and other health care workers

3. Further develop their clinical reasoning skills

4. Practice within an existing ethical and legal framework

5. Be able to evaluate and critique their professional role and performance during clinical practice


Musculoskeletal imaging (shoulder, pelvis and vertebral column)

Review of Progress

This course is a compulsory program requirement for students in the following program(s):

In addition to meeting the University's overall requirements for academic progression, students enrolled in these program(s) must satisfactorily complete this course in order to progress in their program.


This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography) program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of MRSC1100, MRSC1110 and PHYS1250. Co-requisite - concurrent enrolment in MRSC2100.

Assumed Knowledge

MRSC1110 Clinical Education I MRSC1100 Mrs Professional Methods 1 Must be enrolled in or have successfully passed MRSC2100

Assessment Items

Portfolio: Professional Skills / Clinical Competence Portfolio

In Term Test: Objectively Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE)

Compulsory Requirements

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

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • NSW Health Verification Requirements - Students must complete NSW Health Department requirements for students to attend placements in NSW Health facilities.

Contact Hours



Face to Face Off Campus 40 hour(s) per Week for 5 Weeks

A minimum of 200 hours/25 shifts of clinical practice. Clinical briefing 1 hr per semester and debriefing 1 hr per semester - compulsory attendance NOTE: Full term does not include those times students are on a timetabled professional placement


Face to Face On Campus 1.5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term