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Area/Catalogue
RADY 3023

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101504

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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)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

Develop the appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes leading to a more complex level of Nuclear Medicine clinical practice.

Course content

Applied anatomy, physiology and pathology in the context of nuclear medicine theory and technique of the central nervous system and positron emission tomography in a range of patient populations as related to radiopharmaceutical bio-distribution and scan findings; techniques of the central nervous system and positron emission tomography (PET); image quality and manipulation; accuracy of techniques; radiopharmaceuticals used and their mechanisms of uptake in relation to the central nervous system and positron emission tomography (PET); positron emission tomography (PET) instrumentation; the cyclotron; good manufacturing practice; positron emission tomography (PET) radiopharmaceutical production; radiation protection; verbal/non-verbal communication skills; patient care - handling difficult situations, the unconscious patient, the deteriorating patient; team work including with other health care professionals; professionalism; ethics; legalities; medical terminology; situation analysis; National Safety and Quality in Health Service Standards (NSQHS).

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
PHYS 2006 Physics for Medical Radiation 3
RADY 3022 Nuclear Medicine Studies 2

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 6 hours x 6 weeks
Tutorial 4 hours x 6 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

Case study, Examination, Presentation

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.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Degrees this course is offered in

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