Introductory Sonography (MRTY3115)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study provides an introduction to the physical principles of ultrasound image formation, the clinical applications and the role of diagnostic ultrasound examinations in the context of medical imaging, with a focus on sonography of the abdomen, obstetrics and gynaecology, the musculoskeletal system and the cardiovascular system.
Further unit of study information
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr practical/tutorial/fortnight
30min in-class test (15%), 45min mid semester class test (20%), 2hr end semester exam (65%)
No set textbook. Useful references are:
Hagen-Ansert SL, Textbook of Diagnostic Ultrasonography, Mosby Elsevier, St Louis (2006)
Gill, R. (2012). The physics and technology of diagnostic ultrasound: a practitioner's guide. Sydney: High Frequency Publishing. Also available as an eBook, see http://www.ultrasoundbook.net
Rumack, C. M., Wilson, S. R., & Charboneau, J. W. (2011). Diagnostic ultrasound (4th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Mosby.
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
BIOS1155 and BIOS1158
Study this unit outside a degree
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.
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.