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Professional Practice Radiography 1 - MRSC5001

Year - 2018

This unit of study introduces the student to the professional practice of diagnostic radiography of the chest and upper and lower limbs. The techniques covered will include routine procedures that the student will encounter in the clinical setting. Radiographic anatomy and pathology will be integrated with the corresponding radiographic techniques. This unit will apply evidence based theory to practice and integrate basic applied sciences to imaging techniques. Students will be expected to supplement and broaden their learning experience by pre-reading class material and undertaking independent research on relevant topics.

2-hrs in-class teaching/week used to stage and pace your learning, 2-hr practical/week, 1-hr image interpretation tutorial

Pre-clinical practical test (30%), Continuous assessment tasks (40%), Post-clinical practical test (30%)

Textbook of radiographic positioning and related anatomy / Kenneth L. Bontrager, John P. Lampignano. 7th ed., St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby/Elsevier, 2010.

Additional information
Pre-reading of material in advance of attendance is mandatory.


Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Medical Radiation Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Mark McEntee
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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