This course introduces the clinical science of Diagnostic Radiography; the roles and responsibilities of the diagnostic radiographer in the health care team; conventional diagnostic radiography approaches; and issues related to the management of a patient undergoing a radiographic examination.
Availability2017 Course Timetables
- Semester 2 - 2017
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. To describe and apply diagnostic radiography practice and procedures
2. Develop clinical reasoning skills so as to provide optimal patient management and outcomes, based on clinical history, patient presentation and differential diagnosis to ensure the appropriate imaging pathway
3. Develop a knowledge of the mechanisms of injury and/or the causes of disease
4. Identify key imaging anatomy
5. Develop pattern recognition and image interpretation skills so as to identify and describe imaging pathology
- Musculo-skeletal Imaging
- Cardio-Respiratory Imaging
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography) program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of MRSC1010 and HUBS1105. Co-requisite - concurrent enrolment in MRSC1110.
HUBS1105 MRSC1010 HUBS1401 HLSC1000
Formal Examination: Formal Examination - Imaging Anatomy, Pathology & Critique *
Formal Examination: Formal Examination - Written *
* 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:
- Formal Examination: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - Students must gain a minimum mark of 40% in this assessment task, and Overall, students must gain an average mark of 50% or above to pass the course.
- Formal Examination: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - Students must gain a minimum mark of 40% in this assessment task to pass the course.
Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
NOTE: Full term does not include those times when students are on a timetabled profession placement