Nuclear Medicine Professional Practice 3B

Course code MRSC3380
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course allows students to consolidate their basic professional skills and to refine their advanced professional skills by participating in lectures at university and by successfully completing a professional placement at an accredited Nuclear Medicine clinical centre.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

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 healthcare practice

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

Content

  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
  9. Paediatrics
  10. Therapy
  11. Positron Emission Tomography (PET), PET/CT & SPECT/CT, & CT
  12. Bone densitometry
  13. Central nervous system
  14. Lymphatics
  15. Molecular 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

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Nuclear Medicine) program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of MRSC3300 and MRSC3330. Co-requisite - concurrent enrolment in MRSC3350.

Assumed Knowledge

MRSC3300 MRSC3330

Assessment Items

Report: Report - Professional Placement Workbook *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Report: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • First Aid Certificate - students must complete a First Aid Certificate issued by an approved provider.
  • 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

Complete a minimum of 25 shifts of compulsory professional practice during the placement Clinical Briefing - 2hrs online, Monday week 5 10am - 12pm Note: Full term does not include those times where students are on a timetabled professional placement

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks