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Unit of study_

Breast Imaging A - MRTY5106

Year - 2018

This unit will provide an integration of mammography theory and practice and includes the context of breast cancer and breast screening; the fundamentals of mammography, both digital and film/screen; radiation physics; positioning techniques and radiographer and client interaction. An overview of emerging technologies in breast cancer detection is also provided.

Classes
Online

Assessment
online discussion activities (15%), case study (30%) and reflective portfolio (55%)

Textbooks
Heywang-Köbrunner, S. H., Schreer, I., and Barte, S. (2014). Diagnostic breast imaging: mammography, sonography, magnetic resonance imaging, and interventional procedures (Third ed.). Stuttgart; New York: Thieme.

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: Dr Jillian Clarke
HECS Band: 2
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