The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020
Course code

MRSC3305

Units

10 units

Level

3000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course further develops & examines complex and key components of Nuclear Medicine science. This course develops the concept of nuclear medicine imaging procedures, in the specific areas of:

- cardiovascular system

- central nervous system &

- inflammation and infection imaging.


Availability2020 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2020

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): MRSC3300. Students who have successfully completed MRSC3300 are not eligible to enrol in MRSC3305.


Learning outcomes

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

1. Describe and apply current nuclear medicine practice in the diagnosis and treatment of disease or injury, and appreciate the range of disease processes and injuries which can be diagnosed and treated with nuclear medicine.

2. Further develop clinical reasoning skills with regard to patient management, patient care, and imaging/treatment evaluation.

3. Describe the preparation and administration of the appropriate radiopharmaceuticals

4. Describe the physiological behaviour and pathways of radiopharmaceuticals.


Content

Course content includes:

1. Further exposure to multi-modality Nuclear Medicine techniques and processes focusing on the Cardio-vascular system, central nervous system, and inflammation and infection imaging.

2. Application of advanced clinical reasoning skills with regard to patient management, patient care, and imaging/treatment evaluation.

3. Radiopharmacy including preparation and administration of radiopharmaceuticals, and the physiological and behavioural effects of radiopharmaceuticals pertinent to the specific topic areas.. 

 


Requisite

Students must be concurrently enrolled in MRSC3330, have successfully completed HUBS1401, HUBS2103, MRSC2350 & MRSC2380, and be active in the B MRS (Honours) (Nuclear Medicine) (40011) program to enrol in this course.


Assumed knowledge

MRSC2350, MRSC2380.


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments *

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:

  • Formal Examination: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course. - The exam is a compulsory course component. In order to pass the course the student must attempt this assessment item. To pass this course the student must obtain a mark of over 50% in the final exam
  • Written Assignment: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.

Contact hours

Callaghan

Lecture

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

Tutorial

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