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Area/Catalogue
RADY 5020

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
013670

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

The aim of this course is for the student to acquire preliminary knowledge and skills required to perform practical procedures in musculoskeletal sonography.

Course content

Gross anatomy and pathophysiology of muscles, tendons, nerves, joints and other musculoskeletal structures. General scanning principles and pitfalls of musculoskeletal sonography. Scanning techniques and image interpretation for muscles, tendons, nerves, joints and other musculoskeletal structures; image interpretation of common masses that present in musculoskeletal ultrasound examinations; interventional procedures and protocols that may be performed in association with musculoskeletal sonography.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Knowledge of general medical sonography scanning principles will be assumed.

Corequisite(s)

The student should be an accredited medical sonographer and working in an environment where diagnostic medical sonography is performed.

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External - x 13 weeks

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, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Reflective and image view short answer questions 2000 words 20% -
Reflective and image view short answer questions 2000 words 20% -
Case study 3000 words 60% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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

Course Coordinators

Mr Troy Morrison
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School of Health Sciences

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