Nuclear Medicine Professional Practice IIIA
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
This course allows students to consolidate their basic professional skills and to refine their advanced professional skills, by participating in professional skills labs at university and by successfully completing a professional placement at an accredited Nuclear Medicine clinical centre.
Compulsory Course Component - The labs must be passed to be allowed to attend professional practice, and pass the course.
This course is a Compulsory Program Component and must be passed in order to progress in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Nuclear Medicine).
Student who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Demonstrate competence with performing complex Nuclear Medicine procedures involving pharmaceutical contraindication knowledge
2. Perform complex image analysis.
3. Demonstrate a professional attitude towards members of the public and other health care workers
4. Demonstrate clinical reasoning/ management skills consistent with their level of experience.
5. Combine good communication skills with members of the public and other health care workers in the delivery of patient care
6. Practice within an ethical and legal framework
7. Describe the current and future roles that may be required to practice within and reflect on the need for continual learning to improve clinical practice
8. Apply the skills and knowledge necessary to employ an evidenced based approach to decision making in health care practice.
9. Reflect upon and evaluate and critique his or her role within and during the clinical placement, according to the level of experience.
1. Skeletal system
2. Pulmonary system
3. Endocrine system
4. Gastro-intestinal system
5. Genito-urinary system
6. Tumour imaging
7. Cardiovascular system
8. Infection localisation
11. Positron Emission Tomography
12. Bone densitometry
13. Central nervous system
15. Molecular imaging
Modes of Delivery
Problem Based Learning
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks
Clinical: for 40 hour(s) per Week for 5 weeks
Laboratory: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term