Available in 2022
Course code

MRSC3155

Units

10 units

Level

3000 level

Course handbook

Description

This advanced course consolidates the student's learning of the role of diagnostic imaging in health care so that students will be prepared for future professional practice.


Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2022

Learning outcomes

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

1. Appreciate the wide range of disease processes which can be diagnosed and treated in the radiology department

2. Compare and contrast multi-modality imaging pathways which lead to the most efficacious diagnosis and treatment of disease

3. Evaluate the care required for patients who are undergoing medical imaging examinations and procedures in the radiology department/practice

4. Critically examine emerging issues in medical imaging

6. Be able to identify anatomy in cross section


Content

Spinal Imaging

Computed Tomography

General Radiography

Imaging in Trauma


Requisite

Students must be concurrently enrolled in MRSC3160, have successfully completed MRSC3105 & MRSC3111, and be active in the BMRS (Honours) (Diagnostic Radiography) (40002) program to enrol in this course.


Assessment items

Quiz: Class Quiz *

Formal Examination: Formal Examination *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.


Compulsory Requirements

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

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Quiz: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - Students must achieve an average of at least 50% for quizzes throughout the semester
  • Formal Examination: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - Students must achieve a mark of 50% or more in the final exam to pass this course

Contact hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for 7 Weeks

Videoconference will be employed to accommodate UoNDRH involvement.

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 7 Weeks

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