Radiographic Practice 1 (MRTY1033)


This unit of study continues to build upon the role of the diagnostic radiographer and the use of ionising radiation in a medical imaging department. It aims to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to perform a range of X-ray examinations, particularly related to the appendicular skeleton. It also provides the fundamental skills necessary to critique images for interpretation and diagnose common pathologies and conditions.

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1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week, 1x1-hr practical/week. Conducted weeks 2-13, semester 2


Class tests 1 (20%), Class test 2 (20%), End semester exam (60%)


Bontrager and Lampignano Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy.(7th edition)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge


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.