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Area/Catalogue
RADY 3022

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101503

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

To provide students with opportunities to continue developing the appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes leading to an intermediate level of Nuclear Medicine clinical practice

Course content

Anatomy, physiology and pathology of the gastrointestinal tract and cardiovascular system as related to radiopharmaceutical distribution and scan findings of specific Nuclear Medicine techniques; techniques of the gastrointestinal tract and cardiovascular system pertaining to adults and paediatrics; image quality and manipulation; accuracy of techniques; radiopharmaceuticals used and their mechanisms of uptake in relation to the gastrointestinal tract and cardiovascular system; radiation protection; interpersonal communication skills - interviewing skills, conflict resolution, patients with particular needs (geriatric, paediatric, Indigenous, Muslim), provisional diagnosis/professional identity and patient advocacy; patient care - handling difficult situations, clinical and social implications of disease, processes of ageing; team work including with other health care professionals; professionalism; ethics; legalities; medical terminology; situation analysis.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
PHYS 1017 Physics for Medical Radiation 2
RADY 2010 Nuclear Medicine Studies 1
RADY 2008 Human Anatomy 201 (Gross and Sectional)

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 3 hours x 13 weeks
Seminar 1 hour x 4 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
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Assignment 2000 words 20% -
Presentation - 20% 20 minutes
Examination - 60% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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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