Nuclear Medicine Methods IIA

Course code MRSC2300Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences

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 endocrine, gastrointestinal & gentio-urinary scintigraphic imaging.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesProfessional specific

On satisfactory completion of this course students should 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. Decribe the use of quality control test equipment in nuclear medicine
4. Describe the principles, design, preparation and production of radiopharmaceuticals including the general laboratory techniques and the equipment involved
5. Describe the physiological behaviour and physiological pathways of radiopharmaceuticals
6. Discuss and apply quality control techniques in radiopharmacy
7. Continue to develop communication skills
8. Apply critical reasoning skills through the use of structured critical appraisal approach
9. Conduct a literature search using all major information technologies
10. Reflect on & evaluate personal & peer contribution to the learning process via formal self & peer assessment
ContentProfession specific:

1. Endocrine system
2. Gastro-intestinal system
3. Genito-urinary system
4. Critical Appraisal of Research Papers
Replacing Course(s)N/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeMRSC1300 Nuclear Medicine Methods IB
MRSC1330 Nuclear Medicine Professional Practice IB
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsCritical Appraisial of Research Papers
Examination: FormalExamination; End of semester exam period
Other: (please specify)Presentation
Contact HoursTutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Compulsory Program ComponentMust have completed MRSC1300, MRSC1330 and be concurrently enrolled in MRSC2330.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for MRSC2300