This unit of study aims to introduce imaging relevant to the practice of surgery. You will learn the fundamental principles of a range of medical imaging modalities, as well as the indications and risks relevant to surgical practice. On completion of the unit, you will have a broad understanding of the role medical imaging plays in the care of surgical patients and the basic interpretation of common imaging investigations, as well as important imaging findings for common and life-threatening pathologies. New and evolving imaging techniques, already or soon available for surgical patients will be touched on.
Online lectures and case-based discussion boards.
Online quizzes (10%), participation in generation and peer review of assessment items (10%), 3 x case discussions (40%); final exam (40%)