Professional Practice Radiography 1 (MRSC5001)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study introduces the student the professional practice of diagnostic radiography of the appendicular skeleton. The techniques covered will include routine procedures that the student will encounter in the clinical setting. Anatomy, physiology and pathology will be integrated with corresponding radiographic techniques of selected body systems. Planar anatomy and imaging will be included as appropriate. This unit will apply the evidence base, theory to practice and integrate basic applied sciences to imaging techniques. Students will be expected to supplement and broaden their learning by independent learning, literature review and research on relevant topics

Further unit of study information

Classes

2-hrs lectures/week with facilitated learning activities, 2-hrs practical work/week, self directed learning of 2-hrs/week used to stage and pace your learning.

Assessment

Continuous assessment through weekly tasks: MCQ,short assignments, image viewing tasks (60%) and 1 hr end semester exam (40%)

Textbooks

Carver E and Carver M/Medical Imaging /9780443062124/

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.