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.
Availability2021 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2021
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
- 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
Students must be active in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Diagnostic Radiography) 40002 program and have successfully completed MRSC2150, MRSC2160, and MRSC2560
Students must be active in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Radiation Therapy) 40010 program and have successfully completed MRSC2250, MRSC2270, and (MRSC2560 or MRSC2570)
Students must be active in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Nuclear Medicine) 40011 program and have successfully completed MRSC2350 MRSC2380, and (MRSC2560 or MRSC2580).
Completion of program specific Year 2 MRSC methods and Professional Practice courses.
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.
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.
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 9 Weeks starting in week 1
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
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