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Imaging Surgical Patients - SURG5011

This unit of study aims to introduce imaging relevant to the practice of surgery. Students will learn the underlying physical and technological principles upon which imaging relies and the indications for use and complications of imaging. On completion of the unit students will understand the scientific basis of the various imaging modalities and the indications for their use and appreciate the importance of protection of patients and personnel from the harmful effects of imaging. Imaging types covered in this unit include: B mode, spectral analysis and duplex ultrasound; computerised tomography; magnetic resonance; positron emission tomography; radio isotope imaging; angiography; and imaging guided therapeutic techniques.

Online lectures, case-based discussion boards and/or webinars

online quizzes (20%), case based assignments (25%), participation in online case discussion forums (15%), final online examination (40%)


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Surgery
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
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Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Stuart Grieve
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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