The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020
Course code

MRSC3020

Units

10 units

Level

3000 level

Course handbook

Description

Medical radiation practitioners acquire, manage and manipulate 3D data sets to produce diagnostic medical images which are used to assist in patient management and treatment planning. All medical radiation practitioners are required to demonstrate knowledge of equipment safety requirements, explain principles of cross-sectional imaging, and implement CT imaging.


Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2020

Learning outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate recognition of imaging planes in various modalities and organ systems

2. Demonstrate recognition of normal anatomy on multi-modality images such as CT, MRI and PET

3. Describe the requirements for multi-modality imaging hardware with CT, MRI and PET

4. Describe the safety aspects for various medical imaging techniques


Content

Advanced anatomical imaging planes and orientation

Visual recognition of imaging modality

Image acquisition types

Imaging modality specific hardware and safety aspects

Multi-modality imaging anatomy of thorax and abdomen


Requisite

Students must be active in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Diagnostic Radiography) 40002 program and have successfully completed MRSC2150, MRSC2160 and MRSC2560

OR

Students must be active in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Radiation Therapy) 40010 program and have successfully completed MRSC2250, MRSC2270 and MRSC2570

OR

Students must be active in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Nuclear Medicine) 40011 program and have successfully completed MRSC2350 MRSC2380 and MRSC2580


Assumed knowledge

Completion of program specific Year 2 MRSC methods and Professional Practice courses.


Assessment items

Formal Examination: Formal Examination *

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Multi-disciplinary group case study

Presentation: Case study presentation *

Quiz: Online quiz

* 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:

  • Seminar: There is a compulsory attendance requirement in this course. - All students must attend the full day seminar to pass the course

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Presentation: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course. - Students must attend the full day presentation seminar in week 13 to present the group case study
  • Formal Examination: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.

Contact hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 9 Weeks starting in week 1

Seminar

Face to Face On Campus 7 hour(s) per Day for 1 Weeks starting in week 13

All students will attend the full day seminar to present multi-disciplinary group task presentations