Nuclear Medicine Professional Practice 2A

Course code MRSC2330
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

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 Nuclear Medicine clinical centre. The labs must be passed to be allowed to attend professional practice, and pass the course.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate competence in the preparation and performance of Nuclear Medicine procedures

2. Evaluate patients┬┐ clinical presentation in conjunction with previous medical procedures

3. Demonstrate a professional attitude towards members of the public and other health care workers

4. Demonstrate effective communication to members of the public and other health care workers, such as information gathering, active listening and empathy

5. Practice within an ethical and legal framework

6. Further develop clinical reasoning / management skills

7. Apply the skills and knowledge necessary to employ an evidenced based approach to decision making in healthcare practice

8. Reflect upon, and evaluate and critique his or her role within and during the clinical period, according to the level of experience

Content

Nuclear Medicine Professional Practice:

  1. Skeletal system
  2. Pulmonary system
  3. Endocrine system
  4. Gastro-intestinal system
  5. Genito-urinary system
  6. Tumour imaging
  7. Infection imaging
  8. Therapy
  9. Cardiovascular Imaging

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.

Requisites

his course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Nuclear Medicine) program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of MRSC1300, PHYS1250 and MRSC1330. Co-requisite - concurrent enrolment in MRSC2300.

Assumed Knowledge

MRSC1300 MRSC1330

Assessment Items

Report: Report - Professional Placement Workbook

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

Clinical

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

Note: Full term does not include those times where students are on a timetabled professional placement. Clinical briefing 1 hour prior to placement - compulsory attendance Professional Placement for 25 shifts during the prescribed professional placement.

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 3 Weeks