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Area/Catalogue
RADY 5013

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
006623

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

Develop the advanced knowledge and skills required to practice in the area of abdominal sonography with autonomy, well developed judgement, adaptability and responsibility.

Course content

Sonographic imaging of the liver, pancreas, spleen, biliary tree, major vessels, renal, male pelvis, prostate, adrenal, retroperitoneum, paediatric abdomen and urinary tract and gastrointestinal tract, and the disease processes, sectional anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and embryology related to these areas.

Textbook(s)

-, Online resources will be advised

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 3
RADY 5024 Professional Issues for Sonographers
RADY 5030 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation
RADY 5036 Cardiovascular Anatomy and Embryology
RADY 5037 Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathology
Group 1
RADY 5017 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation 1
RADY 5018 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation 2
RADY 5024 Professional Issues for Sonographers
Group 2
RADY 5024 Professional Issues for Sonographers
RADY 5030 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation

Students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography (Vascular) must complete at least 200 ultrasound examinations per study period.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE, ONLINE
External (Online) - x 13 weeks
Workshop (On Campus City East, Adelaide - Compulsory) 7 hours x -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
External (Online) - x 13 weeks
Workshop (On campus - optional) 7 hours x -

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE, ONLINE
Case scenario 2000 words 20% -
Online quiz Ongoing 10% -
Written examination - 70% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Case scenario 2000 words 20% -
Online quiz Ongoing 10% -
Written examination - 70% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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