The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019
Course code

MRSC3330

Units

10 units

Level

3000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course allows students to consolidate their basic professional skills and to refine their advanced professional skills by participating in professional skills labs at university and by successfully completing 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 1 - 2019

Learning outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate competence with performing complex Nuclear Medicine procedures involving pharmaceutical contraindication knowledge

2. Perform complex image analysis.

3. Demonstrate a professional attitude towards members of the public and other health care workers

4. Demonstrate clinical reasoning/ management skills consistent with their level of experience.

5. Combine good communication skills with members of the public and other health care workers in the delivery of patient care

6. Practice within an ethical and legal framework

7. Describe the current and future roles that may be required to practice within and reflect on the need for continual learning to improve clinical practice

8. Apply the skills and knowledge necessary to employ an evidenced based approach to decision making in health care practice.

9. Reflect upon and evaluate and critique his or her role within and during the clinical placement, according to the level of experience.


Content

  1. Skeletal system
  2. Pulmonary system
  3. Endocrine system
  4. Gastro-intestinal system
  5. Genito-urinary system
  6. Tumour imaging
  7. Cardiovascular system
  8. Infection localisation
  9. Paediatrics
  10. Therapy
  11. Positron Emission Tomography
  12. Bone densitometry
  13. Central nervous system
  14. Lymphatics
  15. Molecular imaging

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

Active in BMRS (Nuc Med) (11019), concurrently enrolled in MRSC3300 & successfully completed MRSC2350 & MRSC2380 or active in BMRS (Hons) (Nuc Med) (40011), concurrently enrolled in MRSC3305 & successfully completed MRSC2350 & MRSC2380.


Assumed knowledge

MRSC3330Nuclear Medicine Professional Practice 3AThis course allows students to consolidate their basic professional skills and to refine their advanced professional skills by participating in professional skills labs at university and by successfully completing 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.FHEALFaculty of Health and Medicine672School of Health Sciences1030005940Semester 1 - 2019CALLAGHANCallaghan2019MRSC2350

MRSC2380

MRSC2580 Skeletal system Pulmonary system Endocrine system Gastro-intestinal system Genito-urinary system Tumour imaging Cardiovascular system Infection localisation Paediatrics Therapy Positron Emission Tomography Bone densitometry Central nervous system Lymphatics Molecular imaging NOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1Demonstrate competence with performing complex Nuclear Medicine procedures involving pharmaceutical contraindication knowledge2Perform complex image analysis.3Demonstrate a professional attitude towards members of the public and other health care workers4Demonstrate clinical reasoning/ management skills consistent with their level of experience.5Combine good communication skills with members of the public and other health care workers in the delivery of patient care6Practice within an ethical and legal framework7Describe the current and future roles that may be required to practice within and reflect on the need for continual learning to improve clinical practice8Apply the skills and knowledge necessary to employ an evidenced based approach to decision making in health care practice.9Reflect upon and evaluate and critique his or her role within and during the clinical placement, according to the level of experience. This course is a compulsory program requirement for students in the following program(s):11019Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Nuclear Medicine)40011Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Nuclear Medicine)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.Active in BMRS (Nuc Med) (11019), concurrently enrolled in MRSC3300 & successfully completed MRSC2350 & MRSC2380 or active in BMRS (Hons) (Nuc Med) (40011), concurrently enrolled in MRSC3305 & successfully completed MRSC2350 & MRSC2380.Report: Report - Professional Placement Workbook *Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Laboratory Exercises ** This assessment has a compulsory requirement.CallaghanClinicalFace to Face Off Campus40hour(s)per Week for6Weeks0Complete a minimum of 25 shifts of compulsory professional practice during the placement

Clinical Briefing 2 hr per semester - compulsory attendance

Note: Full term does not include those times where students are on a timetble professional placement.LaboratoryFace to Face On Campus2hour(s)per Week for9Weeks0LectureFace to Face On Campus2hour(s)per Week for1Weeks0In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements: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.


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:

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 6 Weeks

Complete a minimum of 25 shifts of compulsory professional practice during the placement Clinical Briefing 2 hr per semester - compulsory attendance Note: Full term does not include those times where students are on a timetble professional placement.

Laboratory

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 9 Weeks

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks