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.
Availability2017 Course Timetables
- Semester 2 - 2017
On successful completion of the course students will 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.
7. Design and evaluate a workplace CPD activity, based on a recognised framework for CPD, that engages their own fellow staff's workplace learning. In developing this activity students will need to recognise and reflect on the requirement for, and pathways available, for maintaining up to date knowledge and clinical competence across their professional careers.
- CT, MRI, Angiography, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy
- Peripheral Vascular Imaging
- Imaging of the Soft tissues of the Neck
- Imaging in Major Trauma
- Continuing Professional Development
This course is only available to students active in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography) program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of MRSC3100 and MRSC3111. Co-requisite - concurrent enrolment in MRSC3160.
MRSC3100 Diagnostic Radiography Methods IIIA MRSC3111 Diagnostic Radiography Professional Practice IIIA
Online Learning Activity: Discussion Board *
In Term Test: Exam Open Book *
Project: Project - CPD task *
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
Course Assessment Requirements:
- Project: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - Students must achieve a minimum mark of 40% to pass
- In Term Test: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - Students must achieve a minimum mark of 40% to pass
- Online Learning Activity: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - Students must achieve a minimum mark of 40% to pass
Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for 7 Weeks starting in week 6
Delivered at Callaghan and videoconference employed to accommodate UONDRH students
Self-Directed 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
NOTE: Full term does not include those times when students are on a timetabled professional placement