Nuclear Medicine Methods IIA

Description

This course further develops fundamental professional Nuclear Medicine concepts and generic graduate learning outcomes. Both of these directly contribute to Nuclear Medicine professional practice. The Nuclear Medicine professional specific topics covered in this course include pulmonary and gentio-urinary scintigraphic imaging, bone mineral densitometry, introduction to CT imaging, and critical appraisal of research papers.

Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Describe and apply correct nuclear medicine practice in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, and appreciate the range of disease processes which can be diagnosed and treated with nuclear medicine and hybrid imaging

2. Apply clinical reasoning skills to patient management, patient care, and imaging/treatment evaluation

3. Continue to develop communication skills

4. Apply critical reasoning skills through the use of structured critical appraisal approach

5. Conduct a literature search using all major information technologies

6. Reflect on & evaluate personal & peer contribution to the learning process via formal self & peer assessment

Content

Profession specific:

  1. Pulmonary system
  2. Genito-urinary system
  3. Bone mineral densitometry
  4. Introduction to CT imaging
  5. Critical Appraisal of Research Papers

Requisite

Students must be concurrently enrolled in MRSC2330, have successfully completed MRSC1300, MRSC1330 and be active in the BMRS (Nuclear Medicine) (11019) or the BMRS (Honours) (Nuclear Medicine) (40011) program to enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

MRSC1300 Nuclear Medicine Methods IB OR MRSC1350 Nuclear Medicine Methods 1 AND MRSC1330 Nuclear Medicine Professional Practice IB

Assessment Items

Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Written Assignment: Critical Appraisal

Written Assignment: Essay/Written Assignment

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Lecture

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

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