Nuclear Medicine Methods IIA


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.



  • 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. 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


Profession specific:

  1. Endocrine system
  2. Gastro-intestinal system
  3. Genito-urinary system
  4. Critical Appraisal of Research Papers


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 MRSC1330 Nuclear Medicine Professional Practice IB

Assessment Items

Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Written Assignment: Critical Appraisal

Written Assignment: Essay/Written Assignment

Contact Hours



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


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