Introduce the specialised areas of Medical Radiation Science in preparation for possible post graduate studies in specialist areas. In addition it builds on the principles of multimodality and hybrid imaging and investigates emerging and advanced imaging techniques across the speciality areas.
Principles of MRI and US and their application to medical diagnosis and treatment; instrumentation; imaging parameters; image reconstruction; image quality; artefacts; image evaluation; anatomy recognition in multiple planes; pathology; diagnosis, staging, treatment and follow-up; patient and MRI staff safety issues; biological effects; patient care including risk factors; interpersonal communication skills, responding empathically, nursing skills and/patient interactions; multi-modality diagnosis and treatment pathways; patient focused multi-disciplinary care; image co-registration; International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) ‘Standards for Australia/New Zealand’; DICOM standards; professionalism; ethics; legalities; quality management; NM Therapy; MRI in RT planning; IMRT; Brachytherapy; MRI fusion imagery; clinical and research applications of emerging medical radiation technologies.
All students are required to complete the pre-requisite course Physics for Medical Radiation 4 PHYS 2007, and complete the relevant Studies 3 course for their current program stream
|INTERNAL, CITY EAST
||2 x 2 hours x 6 weeks
||2 x 1.5 hours x 6 weeks
||2 hours x 6 weeks
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|INTERNAL, CITY EAST
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