The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020
Course code

MRSC2380

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course provides students with the opportunity to further develop Nuclear Medicine 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.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2020

Learning outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate competence in the preparation and performance of more complex 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. Develop clinical reasoning / management

7. Be able to 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

9. Demonstrate radiopharmacy procedures


Content

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

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.


Requisite

Students must be concurrently enrolled in MRSC2350, have successfully completed MRSC2300 & MRSC2330, and be active in the BMRS (Nuclear Medicine) (11019) or the BMRS (Honours) (Nuclear Medicine) (40011) program to enrol in this course.


Assumed knowledge

MRSC2300

MRSC2330


Assessment items

Report: Report - Professional Placement Workbook *

Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Laboratory Exercises *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.


Compulsory Requirements

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

General Course Requirements:

  • Clinical: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - Students must complete a minimum of 200 hours
  • Laboratory: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions.
  • Lecture: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - Week 8 - Clinical Briefing - compulsory attendance

Course Assessment Requirements:

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

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • NSW Health Verification Requirements - Mandatory NSW Health Verification Requirements must be met.
  • First Aid Certificate - students must complete a First Aid Certificate issued by an approved provider.

Contact hours

Callaghan

Clinical

Face to Face Off Campus 40 hour(s) per Week for 5 Weeks

Laboratory

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Lecture

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