Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) – BPASDRAD1000

Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) Pass

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Course BPASDRAD-01: Pass course; full-time, 4 years

Year 1

Semester 1
BACH1161 Introductory Behavioural Health Sciences

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Mairwen Jones Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week Prohibitions: HSBH1003 or BACH1132 or BACH1134 Assessment: Exam (25%), group class presentation (25%), exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit is an introduction to areas of psychology and sociology relevant to health and wellbeing. The unit provides sociological tools (covering both theory and method) useful for understanding and practicing in health and wellbeing. It is also an introduction to the principles and applications of psychology as they pertain to these areas. The unit aims to develop a 'sociological imagination', a quality of mind that will be used to prompt students to question common-sense assumptions regarding health and wellbeing. Students will also gain familiarity with the major paradigms and methodological approaches of contemporary psychology and will develop applications of psychological theory to specific health issues in their major area of study.
Textbooks
Gerrig, R., Zimbardo, P., Campbell, A., Cumming, S., and Wilkes, J. (2012). Psychology and Life. (2nd Australasian edition.) Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia Germov, J (2014), BACH1161 Introductory Behavioural Health Sciences, HSBH1003 Health, Behaviour & Society, South Melbourne: Oxford University Press
BIOS1155 Structure, Function and Disease A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Elizabeth Hegedus Session: Semester 1 Classes: Four 1hr lectures, one 2hr practical/week Prohibitions: BIOS1170 Assessment: 1hr mid semester assessment MCQ exam (30%),2hr end semester exam (70%). Formative assessment provided. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This is an entry-level unit designed to give students an overview of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and respiratory systems relevant for professional practice. The basic concepts of pharmacology will also be introduced to enable students to understand the action of drugs on each of the body systems as they are covered in this unit and in BIOS1158, Structure, Function and Disease B. Material will be presented in lectures and practical sessions. Students are expected to complete self-directed learning packages prior to some practical sessions. This unit includes laboratory classes in which human cadavers are studied; attendance at such classes is strongly encouraged. Students who achieve a pass have a basic working knowledge of professionally relevant aspects of anatomy and physiology. Students who achieve higher grades are better able to integrate various aspects of the unit, and to apply their knowledge to solve problems or explain higher level phenomena.
BIOS1167 Foundations of Biomedical Science

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Diana Oakes Session: Semester 1 Classes: 3 x 1hr lectures/week, 3 x 2hr practical/semester Prohibitions: BIOS1126 or BIOS1130 or BIOS1156 or BIOS1161 or HSBM1001 Assessment: Online quizzes (5%), Examinations (95%) [consisting of a mid semester exam 30% and an end semester exam 70%] Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This is an entry level unit of study designed to give students an overview of the biological and biochemical processes that are fundamental to life. Knowledge gained in this unit will enable students to understand the key principles of health and disease and the scientific basis for many of the professional practices they will undertake in their careers. Topics are not covered in the detail that is applicable to general chemistry or biochemistry units of study. Students who achieve a pass have a basic working knowledge of the following topics: structure and function of cells, homeostasis, the basic chemistry of life, the biochemistry of human cell function (including protein synthesis, metabolic processes and diseases), and the genetics of health and disease. Students who achieve higher grades are better able to integrate various aspects of the unit and to apply their knowledge to the relevance of these fundamental principles to health care practices.
MRTY1031 Medical Radiation Physics

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof John O'Byrne Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2-hour lecture, 2 hour studio lab, 1-hour tutorial per week and directed independent learning. Assumed knowledge: HSC Physics and HSC Mathematics Assessment: On-line quizzes, workshop tutorials, studio lab sessions, assignments, mid-semester test, and final exam (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students without the assumed knowledge are strongly advised to enrol in the Foundation Mathematics and Physics Bridging Courses offered prior to the commencement of Semester 1.
MRTY1031 is a Junior level unit designed specifically for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography. It provides a basic knowledge and understanding of concepts in physics relevant to the use of ionising radiation in medicine - specifically X-rays. It presents an examination of the structure of matter, types of ionising radiation and their interactions with matter, all within the context of medical imaging and therapy.
Textbooks
Ball, Moore and Turner, Essential Physics for Radiographers (4th edn) (2008)
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
BIOS1158 Structure, Function and Disease B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Elizabeth Hegedus Session: Semester 2 Classes: Four 1hr lectures, one 2hr practical/week Prohibitions: HSBM1003 Assessment: 1hr mid-semester exam (30%), 2hr end semester exam (70%). Formative assessment provided Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This is an entry-level unit designed to give students an overview of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the digestive, urinary, reproductive, endocrine, nervous and immune systems relevant for professional practice. The basic concepts of neoplasia will be introduced and students will also learn the essential principles of infection control in health care practice Material will be presented in lectures, tutorials and practical sessions. Students are expected to complete self-directed learning packages prior to some practical sessions. This unit includes laboratory classes in which human cadavers are studied; attendance at such classes is strongly encouraged. Students who achieve a pass have a basic working knowledge of professionally relevant aspects of anatomy and physiology. Students who achieve higher grades are better able to integrate various aspects of the unit, and to apply their knowledge to solve problems or explain higher level phenomena.
MRTY1036 Health Physics and Radiation Biology

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof John O'Byrne Session: Semester 2 Classes: 2-hour lecture, 2-hour studio lab, 1-hour tutorial per week and directed independent learning. Assessment: Pre-lecture quizzes, workshop tutorials, studio lab sessions, assignments, mid-semester test, and final exam (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
MRTY1036 is a Junior level unit designed specifically for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostics Radiography. It provides a basic knowledge and understanding of concepts in radioactivity and ultrasound, laying the foundation for understanding ultrasonic transducers, cyclotrons and radiation detectors. It also explores the effects of ionising and non-ionising radiation on biological systems, including implications for radiological protection.
Textbooks
Ball, Moore and Turner, Essential Physics for Radiographers (4th edn) (2008)
MRTY1037 Imaging Technology 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Mark McEntee Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2-hr lecture /week, 1x2-hr practical or tutorial /week Assessment: Practical report/presentations (50%), exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This UOS is a foundation unit introducing the student to the diagnostic imaging equipment that is commonly employed in the Medical Imaging Department. Students will be expected to demonstrate a knowledge of the theory and application of fixed and mobile x-ray equipment, including Computed Radiography and Digital Radiography. Students will be expected to demonstrate ability to evaluate image quality, including exposure factor selection and AEC. The "digital image" will be investigated in terms of spatial and brightness resolution, image manipulation, spatial frequency and storage and display.
MRTY1038 Foundations of Work Integrated Learning

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Natalie Pollard Session: Semester 2 Classes: 2-hr lecture/week, 1-hr tutorial/week, 1-hr practical/week Assessment: Communication assessment (25%), Mid Semetsre Exam (25%), End of Semester Exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study is a foundation clinical unit in which students will be introduced to the fundamentals of professional practice. It aims to provide the student with the necessary knowledge required to undertake Work Integrated Learning placements. Aspects to be covered include professional communication, professional behaviour and teamwork, work health and safety, ethics and interprofessional practice.
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 2

Semester 1
MRTY2101 Radiographic Science 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Sarah Lewis Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2 hr lecture and 1x2hr practical/tutorial per week Prerequisites: MRTY1037 and MRTY1038 Assessment: OSCE (25%), Mid-semester quiz (25%), 1x2hr exam (50%) Practical field work: Students will be expected to attend practical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This UOS builds upon foundation knowledge of imaging technology and patient care. Students will be expected to apply knowledge of general radiographic projections of the appendicular skeleton, including exposure factors, to a range of patient presentations and clinical indications. Using research as evidence for best practice, students will understand the clinical challenge/question and apply their knowledge of human anatomy demonstrate adaptability of plain radiographic imaging technique.
MRTY2102 Radiographic Evaluation 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Sarah Lewis Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr lecture and 1x2hr practical/tutorial per week Corequisites: MRTY2101 Assumed knowledge: MRTY1037 and MRTY1038 Assessment: Image interpretation examinations (50%), 1x2hr exam (50%) Practical field work: Students will be expected to attend practical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study builds upon foundation knowledge of imaging technology, image quality and radiographic anatomy. Students will be expected to evaluate general radiographic images for quality and interpret plain radiographs for common pathologies and normal variants. This unit of study combines an evidence based approach using research articles applied to case based learning.
MRTY2103 Image Optimisation and Processing

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Roger Bourne Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr lecture and 1x1hr practical/tutorial per week Prerequisites: MRTY1037 Assessment: 1 x 2hr exam (50%), mid semester quiz (25%), practical report (25%) Practical field work: Students are expected to attend practical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study builds upon the theory and application of Imaging Technology 1. Students will be expected to demonstrate an appreciation of image quality theory as it applies to x-ray systems, including tubes, detectors, radiation dose and display. Image processing, in both spatial and frequency domains, will be explored in an applied context so that students can optimise their practical understanding of imaging technique and image display.
MRTY2104 Radiography Work Integrated Learning 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Natalie Pollard Session: Intensive June Classes: 6 weeks of clinical placement arranged by the Work Integrated Learning Team. Briefing and debriefing sessions. Prerequisites: MRTY1038 Assumed knowledge: MRTY1037 Assessment: Clinical educator assessment (50%), OSCE (25%), reflective assignment (25%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit of study builds upon foundation knowledge of work integrated learning strategies and chest imaging. Students will be placed in a work placement for 6 weeks and learn the professional and technical skills of a novice student radiographer. At the end of this unit of study, students are expected to have competently performed a range of general radiographic examinations under supervision and developed appropriate professional care and imaging skills.
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
MRTY2105 Radiographic Science 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Sarah Lewis Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr lecture and 1x2hr practical/tutorial per week Corequisites: MRTY2106 Assumed knowledge: MRTY2101 Assessment: 1x2hr exam (50%), OSCE (25%), mid-semester quiz (25%) Practical field work: Students will be expected to attend practical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study continues to build knowledge of general radiographic examinations with a focus on imaging technology, technique adaptation and radiographic anatomy of the axial skeleton. Students will be expected to evaluate general radiographic images for quality and interpret plain radiographs for common pathologies and normal variants. This unit of study combines an evidence based approach using research articles applied to case based learning. Cross sectional imaging through a variety of modalities will be introduced and students will be expected to demonstrate skill in recognising sectional anatomy.
MRTY2106 Radiographic Evaluation 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Sarah Lewis Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr lecture and 1x2hr practical/tutorial per week Corequisites: MRTY2105 Assumed knowledge: MRTY1037 and MRTY1038 Assessment: 1x2hr exam (50%), image interpretation examinations (50%) Practical field work: Students will be expected to attend practical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study builds upon knowledge of imaging technology, image quality and radiographic anatomy. Students will be expected to evaluate general radiographic images for quality and identify anatomical structures, injuries and diseases of the human body in planar images, including significant medical findings requiring urgent information giving. This unit of study combines an evidence based approach using research articles applied to case based learning.
MRTY2107 Imaging Technology 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Mark McEntee Session: Semester 2 Classes: 2x1hr lectures and 1x2hr practical/tutorial per week Assumed knowledge: MRTY1037 and MRTY2103 Assessment: 1x2hr exam (50%), semester quizes (25%),report (25%) Practical field work: Students will be expected to attend practical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study extends students' knowledge of direct and computed radiography systems. Imaging principles of fluoroscopy, computed tomography, dental imaging and magnetic resonance imaging will be investigated with particular reference to equipment, safety, dosimetry and artefacts. Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of image processing techniques commonly applied in sectional imaging modalities. Film-screen radiography will be evaluated from a historical perspective, including changes in exposure factors resulting from newer technologies.
MRTY2108 Radiography Work Integrated Learning 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Natalie Pollard Session: Intensive August Classes: 6 weeks of clinical placement, briefing and debriefing sessions. Prerequisites: MRTY2104 Assumed knowledge: MRTY2101 Assessment: Clinical educator assessment (50%), OSCE (25%), reflective assignment (25%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit of study continues to build knowledge and skill of work integrated learning strategies and general radiographic examinations. Students will be placed in a work placement for 6 weeks and learn the professional and technical skills of a novice student radiographer. At the end of this unit of study, students are expected to have competently performed a range of general radiographic (appendicular and axial skeleton) examinations under supervision and developed appropriate professional care and imaging skills.
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 3

Semester 1
MRTY3119 Imaging Through the Lifespan

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Sarah Lewis Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2x1hr lec/wk and 1x1hr tutorial or practical session/wk Prerequisites: MRTY2101 and MRTY2105 Assessment: 1x1hr exam (40%), 1 x 2000wd essay (30%), group presentation (30%) Practical field work: Practical classes are included in this UOS Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This core UOS includes content and case studies that span from foetal imaging to forensic imaging. The cases will be built around important imaging pathways for distinct patient ages and presentations. This includes: The use of ultrasound, especially for foetal and neonatal patients; The use of fluoroscopic imaging, especially for infant and paediatric imaging; Plain radiographic imaging, from infants to adolescents; Comparative imaging, especially for elderly patients including bone mineral density quantification; Mortuary and forensic imaging for all ages. The cases will examine the optimisation and justification for the use of non-ionising and ionising radiation imaging, the effects of dose on paediatrics as well as the sensitivities and adapatation needed for frail young and elderly patients. The specific issues of advocacy, consent and imaging of patients of all ages, including deceased patients, will be addressed.
MRTY3120 Radiographic Science 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Sarah Lewis Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2x1hr lec/wk and 1x2hr practical session/wk Prerequisites: MRTY2101 and MRTY2105 Assessment: 1 x mid-semester exam (25%), OSCE (25%) and end of semester written-extended answer exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This UOS is a core professional practice subject that builds upon the knowledge of MRTY2101 and MRTY2105 in introducing intermediate imaging concepts. Radiographic Science 3 will focus on cross sectional imaging, primarily through CT and MRI, of a number of body systems. This UOS will also extend the students¿ knowledge of plain radiographic examinations (mobile and fixed units) in trauma scenarios.
MRTY3121 Radiography Work Integrated Learning 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Natalie Pollard Session: Intensive February Classes: 1x 2hr clinical briefing, 1x 2hr clinical debriefing Prerequisites: MRTY2108 Prohibitions: Co-requisites: MRTY3120 Assumed knowledge: MRTY3119 Assessment: 1x clinical supervisor report (50%), 1x reflection study (50%) Mode of delivery: Professional practice
Radiography Work Integrated Learning 3 is the third of eight WIL UOS that allow students off campus experiences in the diagnostic radiography workplace. Students will continue to build their knowledge of advanced general radiographic examinations, including trauma and mobile radiography, especially related to paediatric imaging. It is expected students will be able to complete basic operating suite and/or fluoroscopic imaging where available. Professional practice capabilities in clinical history taking, image optimisation and digital image manipulation are key learning objectives. Students may undertake introductory contrast procedure and basic Computed Tomography examinations.
HSBH3001 Health and Indigenous Populations

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Vanessa Lee Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week. Prerequisites: (HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009) or (BACH1161) or (NURS1003) Assessment: Online quizzes (20%), case study 1500 words (40%), critique diary 1500 words (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
The aim of this unit of study is to bridge the gap in understanding the post-colonial impact on the health of Indigenous Australians today. It explores how imposed policies have contributed to the disadvantage experienced by Indigenous Australians and how this has been perpetuated through the generations contributing to the high incidences of various health conditions. The unit of study will also provide students with avenues of Best Practice in closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people for effective health service delivery.
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
MRTY3122 Professional Issues and Leadership

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Sarah Lewis Session: Semester 2 Classes: Block/intensive mode of full days in weeks 1 -7 Prerequisites: MRTY2014 and MRTY2108 Assessment: 1x2hr exam (50%), reflective professional portfolio (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This UOS explores the ethical and legal requirements of medical radiation practice in Australia. The UOS takes a case based approach to ethical, reflective and collaborative practice using key legislation as a framework for decision making and discussion. Students will learn of the integration between legal requirements, mandatory notifications and the code of conduct as required by federal law and state licensing. The notion of leadership, culturally safe practice and patient advocacy will be explored.
MRTY3123 Radiography Work Integrated Learning 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Natalie Pollard Session: Intensive August Classes: 1x 2hr clinical briefing, 1x 2hr clinical debriefing Prerequisites: MRTY3121 Assumed knowledge: MRTY3120 Assessment: 1x clinical supervisor report (50%), 1x QI Activity (50%) Mode of delivery: Professional practice
Radiography Work Integrated Learning 4 is the fourth of eight WIL UOS that allow students off campus experiences in the diagnostic radiography workplace. Students will continue to build their knowledge of advanced general radiographic examinations, including trauma and mobile radiography, especially related to paediatric imaging. It is expected students will be able to complete a range of operating suite and/or fluoroscopic imaging where available. Professional practice capabilities in clinical history taking, image optimisation and digital image manipulation and 3D data set generation are key learning objectives. Students may undertake a range of contrast procedures and routine Computed Tomography examinations.
One unit of study selected from:
BACH3128 Health and Globalisation

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Zakia Hossain Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr seminar/week for Wk 1-13 Prohibitions: HSBH3009 Assessment: Online assessment (MCQ and True/False, 30 mins in week 6) (15%), Presentation (10 mins) (10%), 1000wd literature review (15%), and 1.5-hr exam (60%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
The focus of this unit of study is on the meaning of globalisation and its impact on health. It examines social and cultural shifts and technological advancement and their impact on health and disability. It also examines the key drivers of globalisation and features of the shift from international to global health. The unit also aims to provide understanding of both the direct and indirect impact of global changes on populations, individuals and health care systems The direct impact includes shifting disease, disability and behaviour patterns. The indirect impacts include those of international health regulations, trade laws, global governance, the advancement of medical technology and internet 'globalisation' on health care service delivery and professional practices. The unit analyses health issues such as health security, climate change, C&NCDs, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco control from global perspectives.
Textbooks
Lee, K. and Collin, J. (eds). Global Change and Health, reprinted 2005,
HSBH3009 International Health

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Zakia Hossain Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2-hour lecture/week, 1x1-hr online tutorial/week Prerequisites: (HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009) or (BACH1161) Prohibitions: BACH3128 Assessment: Tutorial presentation (20%); tutorial participation/attendance (10%); online activities (20%), and report 2 000 words (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit examines theoretical and practical issues confronting global health professionals, especially in low resource settings. The unit introduces students to: a) historical, political and economic forces that influence the health of populations around the world and contribute to international health inequities; and b) international health practices, including key actors and initiatives, as well as challenges and strategies for working in post-colonial and cross-cultural contexts. Examples of topics covered include health, poverty and inequality, globalisation and trade, foreign aid and development assistance. The unit also provides an introductory overview of contemporary international health challenges such as humanitarian crises and climate change. Students will undertake an in-depth study of a global health issue, exploring the context in which it emerged and the forces that propel it, and advocate for actions to improve the issue in a specific local context and population group.
HSBH3012 FHS Abroad

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Elaine Ryan, Dr Charlotte Scarf Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Full-day briefing session, half-day debriefing session. Prerequisites: Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree Assessment: Pre-departure research (30%), field diary (20%), report (40%) and presentation (10%). Practical field work: 4-6 weeks working with a community-based organisation in a developing country. Mode of delivery: Field experience
Cultural practices, disease patterns and healthcare systems are vastly different in different countries around the globe. This unit provides students with the opportunity to gain international experience in a health services setting in a developing country. Students will participate in a 4-6 week health or care placement with a community-based organisation in South or Southeast Asia. Countries where students can be placed include Vietnam, Cambodia, India and Nepal. As part of the unit, you will be expected to participate in local development programs, live within the community that you are visiting, and document and reflect on key health and development issues facing local populations. The unit will require you to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and an ability to adapt to new environments, a capacity for critical reflection and awareness of complex global health and development issues.
and one elective (6cp) (see note 1)

Year 4 (first offered 2017)

The course will comprise of 24 credit points per semester in Year 4, including 24cp of Work Integrated Learning units of study

Notes

1. Electives may be chosen from Faculty Electives list, or from other units offered by the Faculty or University, with permission from the Course Director

Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) Honours -

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Course BHASDRAD-01 Honours course; full-time, 4 years

Years 1 to 2

As per pass course

Year 3 (first offered 2016)

Semester 1
MRTY3119 Imaging Through the Lifespan

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Sarah Lewis Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2x1hr lec/wk and 1x1hr tutorial or practical session/wk Prerequisites: MRTY2101 and MRTY2105 Assessment: 1x1hr exam (40%), 1 x 2000wd essay (30%), group presentation (30%) Practical field work: Practical classes are included in this UOS
This core UOS includes content and case studies that span from foetal imaging to forensic imaging. The cases will be built around important imaging pathways for distinct patient ages and presentations. This includes: The use of ultrasound, especially for foetal and neonatal patients; The use of fluoroscopic imaging, especially for infant and paediatric imaging; Plain radiographic imaging, from infants to adolescents; Comparative imaging, especially for elderly patients including bone mineral density quantification; Mortuary and forensic imaging for all ages. The cases will examine the optimisation and justification for the use of non-ionising and ionising radiation imaging, the effects of dose on paediatrics as well as the sensitivities and adapatation needed for frail young and elderly patients. The specific issues of advocacy, consent and imaging of patients of all ages, including deceased patients, will be addressed.
MRTY3120 Radiographic Science 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Sarah Lewis Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2x1hr lec/wk and 1x2hr practical session/wk Prerequisites: MRTY2101 and MRTY2105 Assessment: 1 x mid-semester exam (25%), OSCE (25%) and end of semester written-extended answer exam (50%)
This UOS is a core professional practice subject that builds upon the knowledge of MRTY2101 and MRTY2105 in introducing intermediate imaging concepts. Radiographic Science 3 will focus on cross sectional imaging, primarily through CT and MRI, of a number of body systems. This UOS will also extend the students¿ knowledge of plain radiographic examinations (mobile and fixed units) in trauma scenarios.
MRTY3121 Radiography Work Integrated Learning 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Natalie Pollard Session: Intensive February Classes: 1x 2hr clinical briefing, 1x 2hr clinical debriefing Prerequisites: MRTY2108 Prohibitions: Co-requisites: MRTY3120 Assumed knowledge: MRTY3119 Assessment: 1x clinical supervisor report (50%), 1x reflection study (50%)
Radiography Work Integrated Learning 3 is the third of eight WIL UOS that allow students off campus experiences in the diagnostic radiography workplace. Students will continue to build their knowledge of advanced general radiographic examinations, including trauma and mobile radiography, especially related to paediatric imaging. It is expected students will be able to complete basic operating suite and/or fluoroscopic imaging where available. Professional practice capabilities in clinical history taking, image optimisation and digital image manipulation are key learning objectives. Students may undertake introductory contrast procedure and basic Computed Tomography examinations.
HSBH3001 Health and Indigenous Populations

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Vanessa Lee Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week. Prerequisites: (HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009) or (BACH1161) or (NURS1003) Assessment: Online quizzes (20%), case study 1500 words (40%), critique diary 1500 words (40%)
The aim of this unit of study is to bridge the gap in understanding the post-colonial impact on the health of Indigenous Australians today. It explores how imposed policies have contributed to the disadvantage experienced by Indigenous Australians and how this has been perpetuated through the generations contributing to the high incidences of various health conditions. The unit of study will also provide students with avenues of Best Practice in closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people for effective health service delivery.
Semester 2
MRTY3122 Professional Issues and Leadership

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Sarah Lewis Session: Semester 2 Classes: Block/intensive mode of full days in weeks 1 -7 Prerequisites: MRTY2014 and MRTY2108 Assessment: 1x2hr exam (50%), reflective professional portfolio (50%)
This UOS explores the ethical and legal requirements of medical radiation practice in Australia. The UOS takes a case based approach to ethical, reflective and collaborative practice using key legislation as a framework for decision making and discussion. Students will learn of the integration between legal requirements, mandatory notifications and the code of conduct as required by federal law and state licensing. The notion of leadership, culturally safe practice and patient advocacy will be explored.
MRTY3123 Radiography Work Integrated Learning 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Natalie Pollard Session: Intensive August Classes: 1x 2hr clinical briefing, 1x 2hr clinical debriefing Prerequisites: MRTY3121 Assumed knowledge: MRTY3120 Assessment: 1x clinical supervisor report (50%), 1x QI Activity (50%)
Radiography Work Integrated Learning 4 is the fourth of eight WIL UOS that allow students off campus experiences in the diagnostic radiography workplace. Students will continue to build their knowledge of advanced general radiographic examinations, including trauma and mobile radiography, especially related to paediatric imaging. It is expected students will be able to complete a range of operating suite and/or fluoroscopic imaging where available. Professional practice capabilities in clinical history taking, image optimisation and digital image manipulation and 3D data set generation are key learning objectives. Students may undertake a range of contrast procedures and routine Computed Tomography examinations.
One unit of study selected from
BACH3128 Health and Globalisation

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Zakia Hossain Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr seminar/week for Wk 1-13 Prohibitions: HSBH3009 Assessment: Online assessment (MCQ and True/False, 30 mins in week 6) (15%), Presentation (10 mins) (10%), 1000wd literature review (15%), and 1.5-hr exam (60%)
The focus of this unit of study is on the meaning of globalisation and its impact on health. It examines social and cultural shifts and technological advancement and their impact on health and disability. It also examines the key drivers of globalisation and features of the shift from international to global health. The unit also aims to provide understanding of both the direct and indirect impact of global changes on populations, individuals and health care systems The direct impact includes shifting disease, disability and behaviour patterns. The indirect impacts include those of international health regulations, trade laws, global governance, the advancement of medical technology and internet 'globalisation' on health care service delivery and professional practices. The unit analyses health issues such as health security, climate change, C&NCDs, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco control from global perspectives.
Textbooks
Lee, K. and Collin, J. (eds). Global Change and Health, reprinted 2005,
HSBH3009 International Health

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Zakia Hossain Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2-hour lecture/week, 1x1-hr online tutorial/week Prerequisites: (HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009) or (BACH1161) Prohibitions: BACH3128 Assessment: Tutorial presentation (20%); tutorial participation/attendance (10%); online activities (20%), and report 2 000 words (50%)
This unit examines theoretical and practical issues confronting global health professionals, especially in low resource settings. The unit introduces students to: a) historical, political and economic forces that influence the health of populations around the world and contribute to international health inequities; and b) international health practices, including key actors and initiatives, as well as challenges and strategies for working in post-colonial and cross-cultural contexts. Examples of topics covered include health, poverty and inequality, globalisation and trade, foreign aid and development assistance. The unit also provides an introductory overview of contemporary international health challenges such as humanitarian crises and climate change. Students will undertake an in-depth study of a global health issue, exploring the context in which it emerged and the forces that propel it, and advocate for actions to improve the issue in a specific local context and population group.
HSBH3012 FHS Abroad

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Elaine Ryan, Dr Charlotte Scarf Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Full-day briefing session, half-day debriefing session. Prerequisites: Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree Assessment: Pre-departure research (30%), field diary (20%), report (40%) and presentation (10%). Practical field work: 4-6 weeks working with a community-based organisation in a developing country.
Cultural practices, disease patterns and healthcare systems are vastly different in different countries around the globe. This unit provides students with the opportunity to gain international experience in a health services setting in a developing country. Students will participate in a 4-6 week health or care placement with a community-based organisation in South or Southeast Asia. Countries where students can be placed include Vietnam, Cambodia, India and Nepal. As part of the unit, you will be expected to participate in local development programs, live within the community that you are visiting, and document and reflect on key health and development issues facing local populations. The unit will require you to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and an ability to adapt to new environments, a capacity for critical reflection and awareness of complex global health and development issues.
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BHSC3021 Honours A: Research Design

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Hans Bogaardt Session: Semester 2 Classes: 12x1hr Inter-disciplinary seminars, 12x1hr Discipline specific topics, 6x1hr FRG, mentor or supervisor research meetings Assessment: Research proposal (70%), Multiple choice and short answer format exam on inter-disciplinary material (30%) Practical field work: Optional discipline specific practicals
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit provides the conceptual framework and theoretical knowledge and some practical skills required to understand how scientific research is conducted and interpreted. The core content is fundamental for researchers and clinicians alike for evidence-based-practice and life-long learning. Content and skills are taught/learned via a series of web-based and class-based activities.
Textbooks
Polgar, Stephen. Introduction to research in the health sciences / Stephen Polgar, Shane A. Thomas. Edinburgh ; New York : Elsevier, 2008 ISBN 9780443074295

Year 4 (first offered 2017)