Available in 2021
Course code



10 units


2000 level

Course handbook


This course provides students with the opportunity to consolidate basic professional knowledge, skills, attitudes and experience, by participating in professional skill labs at university and by attending a professional placement at an accredited Nuclear Medicine clinical centre. The labs must be passed to be allowed to attend professional practice, and pass the course.

Availability2021 Course Timetables


  • Semester 1 - 2021

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate competence in the preparation and performance of Nuclear Medicine procedures

2. Evaluate patients' clinical presentation in conjunction with previous medical procedures

3. Demonstrate a professional attitude towards members of the public and other health care workers

4. Demonstrate effective communication to members of the public and other health care workers, such as information gathering, active listening and empathy

5. Practice within an ethical and legal framework

6. Further develop clinical reasoning / management skills

7. Apply the skills and knowledge necessary to employ an evidenced based approach to decision making in healthcare practice

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


Nuclear Medicine Professional Practice:

  1. Skeletal system
  2. Pulmonary system
  3. Endocrine system
  4. Gastro-intestinal system
  5. Genito-urinary system
  6. Tumour imaging
  7. Infection imaging
  8. Therapy
  9. Cardiovascular 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.


Students must be concurrently enrolled in MRSC2300, have successfully completed MRSC1330, AND MRSC1300 OR MRSC1350, and be active in the BMRS (Nuclear Medicine) (11019) or the BMRS (Honours) (Nuclear Medicine) (40011) program to enrol in this course.

Assumed knowledge



Assessment items

Report: Report - Professional Placement Workbook

Compulsory Requirements

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

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • NSW Health Verification Requirements - Mandatory NSW Health Verification Requirements must be met.

Contact hours



Face to Face Off Campus 40 hour(s) per Week for 6 Weeks

Note: Full term does not include those times where students are on a timetabled professional placement. Clinical briefing 1 hour prior to placement - compulsory attendance Professional Placement for 25 shifts during the prescribed professional placement.


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 3 Weeks