RADY 3024


Course Level


Offered Externally


Course ID


Unit Value


University-wide elective course

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

Develop the appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes in more complex and advanced levels of Nuclear Medicine clinical practice.

Course content

Applied anatomy, physiology and pathology of tumour, infection/ inflammatory, lymphatic, , lacrimal procedures as related to radiopharmaceutical distribution and scan findings; techniques of tumour, infection/inflammatory, lymphatic, and lacrimal procedures pertaining to a range of patient populations; image quality and manipulation; accuracy of techniques; radiopharmaceuticals used and their mechanisms of uptake in relation to tumour, infection/inflammatory, lymphatic, and lacrimal procedures; principles, calibration, quality control and use of a bone densitometer; principles of venesection and issues relevant to occupational health and safety; the centrifuge and biosafety hazard cabinet; laboratory safety; therapy and theranostics; radiation protection; interpersonal communication skills - patient care - handling difficult situations, clinical and social implications of disease; team work including with other health care professionals; professionalism; ethics; legalities; medical terminology; situation analysis; National Safety and Quality in Health Service Standards (NSQHS).




Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
PHYS 2006 Physics for Medical Radiation 3
RADY 3032 CT and PET Imaging
RADY 3023 Nuclear Medicine Studies 3



Teaching method

Component Duration
Lecture 6 hours x 6 weeks
Tutorial 4 hours x 6 weeks
Practical 6 hours x 1 week
Seminar 1 hour x 6 weeks

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


Essay, Examination, Presentation


EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Course Coordinators

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

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