Professional Practice Radiography 2 (MRSC5005)


This unit of study will develop the student's knowledge in the professional practice of diagnostic radiography of the axial skeleton. The techniques covered will build upon routine procedures that the student will encounter in the workplace, and focus on the axial skeleton, abdomen and pelvis. Anatomy, physiology and pathology will be integrated with corresponding techniques of selected body systems. Planar anatomy and imaging will be included as appropriate. Students will be expected to supplement and broaden their learning by independent research on relevant topics.

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2hr lectures/week, 2hrs of tutorials and practical work


Ongoing assessment throughout the semester (50%), online assessment, short written work, image based tasks, 1 hr end semester exam(50%)


Carver E, and Carver B/Medical Imaging/9780443062124/

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Practical classes will provide students with experience in positioning techniques Tutorials will look at image evaluation and pathology

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