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Magnetic Resonance C - MRTY5138

This unit of study will review the anatomy and clinical indications for magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of the body including cardiac, breast, liver, foetal, prostate female pelvis etc. MR protocols and techniques including sequence types utilised will be explored with a view to gaining an understanding of how to deal with voluntary and involuntary patient motion issues faced in body imaging. An overview of newer technologies including MR/PET and lung imaging will be provided. Topical areas in MR imaging will be discussed including issues such as scanning of patients with medical devices such as pacemakers. Learning will be supported by clinical case examples and peer reviewed publications to demonstrate the appropriate application of different MR sequences and modifications required for different patient presentations. News reports related to topical MR issues will also support the learning.

online, no on-campus attendance required

1 x quiz (20%), 1 x 2500 word essay (30%), 1 x online examination (50%)

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 the students will be current Medical Radiation Practitioners working in the field of MRI, at least 2 days per week.




Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Medical Radiation Sciences
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
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: Ms Sheryl Foster
HECS Band: 2
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