Computed Tomography A (MRTY5040)


This unit of study examines the clinical application of Computed Tomography. It covers routine examinations of the head, body, spine and extremities. The adaptation of protocols for paediatric patients is also explored, as well as the principles and clinical applications of CT angiography. Patient preparation, and oral and IV contrast safety and administration will be examined and related to current best practice

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Further unit of study information




1 x 0.5hr online quiz (10%); 1 x 1.5hr online exam (30%); 1 x 2500wd journal (60%)


Reference lists provided throughout course material. Some journal articles included

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules



Assumed knowledge

It is assumed that enrolled students will be Medical Radiation Practitioners working in the field of CT

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.