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Magnetic Resonance B - MRTY5053

Year - 2018

This UoS will review the application of both standard magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and MR angiography sequences, protocols and techniques used in CNS imaging for a range of clinical applications, e.g., stroke, tumour, epilepsy, inflammation, and neurodegenerative conditions. The application of more advanced techniques used in CNS imaging, including perfusion, diffusion, fMRI and proton spectroscopy, will also be explored with particular reference to the different image acquisition techniques. Learning will be supported by clinical case examples which demonstrate the appropriate application of different MR sequences and modifications required for different patient presentations.

Classes
Online

Assessment
online quiz (20%); 2500wd essay (30%), 2 hr online exam (50%)

Textbooks
McRobbie, D., Moore, E., Graves, M. and Prince, M. (2007). MRI From Picture to Proton (2nd ed.), Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Additional information
It is assumed that students will be current Medical Radiation Practitioners working in the field of MRI, at least 2 days per week.

Pre-requisites

MRTY5052

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Medical Radiation Sciences
Study Mode: Distance education
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
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Ms Sheryl Foster
HECS Band: 2
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