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Professional Practice Radiography 4 - MRSC5014

Year - 2018

This is the final unit of study that will complete the student's learning in the professional practice of diagnostic radiography. Angiography (conventional, CTA, MRA), stroke and cardiac imaging and interventional techniques will be covered along with operating theatre radiography, accident and emergency radiography, paediatric radiography and imaging of the elderly. The techniques covered will include routine procedures that the student will encounter in the clinical setting with particular focus on advanced techniques. Students will critically explore variations in techniques found in the clinical setting using a problem solving approach. Students will critically evaluate current practice from an evidence-based perspective. Students will be expected to supplement and broaden their learning by independent research on relevant topics.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week and 1x2hr practical/week or directed independent work

Assessment
Group presentation (30%), 2-hr final exam (70%)

Textbooks
Bontrager KL and Lampignano J, Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy (6th ed), Mosby Elsevier, St Louis (2005)

Pre-requisites

MRSC5013

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Medical Radiation Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 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
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Warren Reed
HECS Band: 2
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