Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (VETS9009)

UNIT OF STUDY

At the end of this Unit of Study, students will develop skills in the use of diagnostic imaging in small animal clinical studies including: An ability to interpret and evaluate the clinical and pathophysiological features of disease of small animals as related to veterinary diagnostic imaging; A demonstrable skill in interpretation and reporting of radiographic and sonographic images; Knowledge of special diagnostic imaging procedures, including radiography, ultrasonography and other imaging modalities, including the pharmacology of radiographic contrast media and their physiological effects; Ability to perform and interpret the findings of an abdominal ultrasound examination

Further unit of study information

Classes

Supervision

Assessment

On-going assessment of performance (50%); submission of a detailed case log that will be assessed by a Board (10%); 30 minute viva voce interview interpreting diagnostic images (30%), 15 minute abdominal ultrasound examination in a dog or a cat (10%).

Textbooks

Reading lists will be provided by your supervisor.

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.