Diagnostic Radiography Methods IIIB

Course code MRSC3150Units 20Level 3000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences

This advanced course consolidates the student's learning of the role of diagnostic imaging in health care so that students will be prepared for future professional practice.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesStudents who successfully complete this course should be able to:
1. appreciate the wide range of disease processes which can be diagnosed and treated in the radiology department
2. compare and contrast multi-modality imaging pathways which lead to the most efficacious diagnosis and treatment of disease
3. evaluate the care required for patients who are undergoing medical imaging examinations and procedures in the radiology department/practice
4. critically examine emerging issues in medical imaging
5. identify the requirements for effective anatomical imaging using Ultrasound, Digital Subtraction Angiography, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in diagnosis and treatment
6. be able to identify anatomy in cross section.
Content1. CT, MRI, Angiography, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy
2. Peripheral Vascular Imaging
3. Imaging of the Soft tissues of the Neck
4. Imaging in Major Trauma
5. Continuing Professional Development
Replacing Course(s)N/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeMRSC3100 Diagnostic Radiography Methods IIIA
MRSC3110 MRS Clinical IIIA
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching MethodsEmail Discussion Group
Experience Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)On-Line Discussion
Other: (please specify)Development of a Continuing Professional Development activity
Other: (please specify)Critical Analysis of Current and Emerging Issues
Contact HoursTutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Email Discussion Group: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Compulsory Program ComponentMust have completed MRSC3100, MRSC3111 and be currently enrolled in MRSC3160.
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography) program.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for MRSC3150