Diagnostic Radiography Professional Practice 1
This course provides students with the opportunity to begin to develop professional knowledge, skills, attitudes and experience, by participating in professional skill labs at university and by attending a professional placement at an accredited diagnostic radiography clinical centre. The labs and professional placement will increase confidence and competence in undertaking and participating in basic professional procedures.
- Semester 2 - 2015
1. Apply, participate in, and develop clinical skills in, MRS procedures at a level suitable to their current clinical experience
2. Begin to develop and demonstrate a professional attitude towards members of the public and other health care workers
3. Begin to develop clinical reasoning skills
4. Begin to develop and apply communication skills with members of the public and other health care workers
5. Practice within an ethical and legal framework
6. Be able to evaluate and critique his or her role within and during the clinical period, according to the level of experience
This course is fully integrated with MRSC1100. Medical radiation science students in Year I are expected to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes, practice and procedure, at a level commensurate with their professional development as outlined in MRSC1100.
- Musculo-skeletal imaging
- Cardio-respiratory 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.
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography) program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of MRSC1010, HUBS1105 and HLSC1000. Co-requisite - concurrent enrolment in MRSC1100.
HUBS1105 HUBS1401 MRSC1010 HLSC1000 Must be enrolled in or have successfully passed MRSC1100.
Portfolio: Professional Skills / Clinical Competence Portfolio *
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
General Course Requirements:
- Laboratory: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - Students must attend at least 50% of labs to pass this course
- Clinical: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - Students must complete 80 hours or 10 shifts on Clinical Placement to pass this course
Course Assessment Requirements:
- Portfolio: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - Overall, students must gain an average mark of 50% or above to pass the course.
- 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.
- Working with Children and Young Adults Check - A national criminal history check and review of findings of misconduct involving children, required for any child-related work.
Face to Face Off Campus 80 hour(s) per Term
Minimum of 80hours/10 shifts of clinical practice.Clinical Briefing 1 hr and Clinical debriefing 1 hr per semester
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks